Essential work skills involve the personal aptitude to function according to professional standards in any career setting. While many employers are willing to provide technical training, there is a widespread expectation that applicants are well equipped with essential skills. Across all industry sectors, this capacity is frequently a prerequisite for hire.
For KCC students and young adults, a Workplace Excellence Series/Essential Skills for Workplace Success is offered through Kankakee Community College's Workforce Development Center. This series is sponsored by the Grundy, Livingston & Kankakee Workforce Board.