What desired trait, over the last five years, has doubled in the number of times it appears in job postings? Answer: Critical Thinking. While 69% of US college students think they have the trait nailed, less than 50% of hiring managers agree. So why is there a disconnect? Melissa Korn of the WSJ thinks it has something to do with the fact that critical thinking means different things to different people. For the CliffsNotes version, read Fast Company's article.
Nov 28, 2014