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Definitely computer skills, language skills and business skills, regardless of what field you go into. — Sherea McLaughlin, Child Care, Dorchester
The way technology is going, with social media and applications for smart phones — you need to know how to write software and have good language skills. — Steve Osemwenkhae, Customer Services Rep., Lowell
A strong network. Volunteering helps build that. You have to start your network as a young adult and have good people skills. — Kenya Beaman, Executive Assistant, Mattapan
You need at least an associate’s degree from a community college. Anything short of that and you don’t open up the full possibilities of this city. — Mark Culliton, CEO, College Bound, Dorchester
STEM skills are the gateway to a successful career. Also, a foundation of skill sets for social and emotional learning. — Kelly Chunn, Social Entrepreneur, Roxbury
An understanding of the global economy. You have to step back and understand where the emerging markets are. We live in a more connected world. — Cedric Sinclair, Marketing Director, Roxbury
What skills do you think it takes to enter today’s job market?