Essential and Employability Skills
Essential skills and employability skills are used in both the workplace and everyday life. Understanding
and utilizing both sets of skills are vital to succeeding and adapting in today’s current workforce.
Essentials skills include skills applicable to aspects of everyday life such as writing, reading, computer
Employability skills are skills required for the workplace and can include skills such as attitude,
stress management and time management.
Although they differ, it is important that individuals are versed in both sets of skills for the current job market.