Hard Skills

  

 Top 10 Hard Skills

 

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Having the best hard skills is important. I will be listing top 10 hard skills that you need to have. These are: 

 

 

Language Skills

 

Business Mathematics

 

Accounting

 

Science

 

General Business 

 

Personal Finance

 

Office Skills

 

Computer

 

History

 

Foreign Languages

 

 

 Language Skills


 

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The following language topics was created with the help of two books: The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage 1st Edition and Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers, Seventh Edition 7th Edition.

 

Grammar and Usage

 

Punctuation and Mechanics

 

Research

 

Spelling and word choice

 

Writing

 

 

 Business Mathematics


 

The following list of topics was created with the help of the books ‘Schaum’s Outline of Basic Business Mathematics, 2ed (Schaum’s Outlines) 2nd Edition’ and ‘Schaum’s Outline of Basic Mathematics with Applications to Science and Technology, 2ed (Schaum’s Outlines) 2nd Edition.’

 

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Accounting Basics

 

Algebra

 

Annuities and their applications

 

Arithmetic

 

Buying

 

Decimals

 

Depreciation

 

Discounts

 

Fractions

 

Insurance

 

Interest and Discount

 

Measurements

 

Percentages

 

Proportion

 

Ratio

 

Selling

 

Solid Figures

 

Statistics and Probability

 

Stocks and Bonds

 

Trigonometry

 

Accounting

 

The following topics were listed with the help of the book, ‘Schaum’s Outline of Bookkeeping and Accounting, Fourth Edition (Schaum’s Outlines) 4th Edition.’

 

Assets

 

Capital

 

Cash 

 

Computer Application

 

Corporation

 

Credits

 

Debits

 

Discounts

 

Double Entry System

 

Financial Statements

 

Inventory

 

Journal

 

Ledgers

 

Liabilities

 

Partnership

 

Property plant and Equipment: Depreciation

 

 

Science

 

This list was created based on the following books: Science, Medicine and Technology in Society, Coordinated Science Biology, and A Guide To Modern Science Science and Technology in Today’s World.

 

 

Astronomy and Space Exploration

 

Biology

 

Biotechnology and Agriculture

 

Biotechnology and Industry

 

Biotechnology and Medicine

 

Biotechnology and Society

 

Chemistry

 

Composition of Living Things

 

Computer Science

 

Computer Science and Information

 

Energy

 

Environment

 

Ethics

 

Health and Disease

 

Human and Animal Anatomy

 

Physics

 

Plants

 

Reproduction

 

Science and Society

 

Science and Technology

 

Science, Medicine, and Technology

 

Scientific Concepts

 

Scientific Methods

 

Scientific Reasoning

 

Scientific Theories and Models

 

Technology

 

Transportation

 

 

 

General Business


 

The list of business skills below was created with the help of the book ‘Intro to Business Sixth Edition.’

 

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Business and Technology

 

Career Planning and Development

 

Consumer Credit

 

Economy

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Financial Management

 

Government

 

Human Resources, Culture

 

Insurance

 

Management and Leadership

 

Marketing

 

Money Management and Financial Planning

 

Organizations

 

Production and Business Operations

 

Risk Management

 

Savings and Investment Strategies

 

Small Business Management

 

The Global Economy

 

 

Personal Finance

 

I got help with the following topics from the book, ‘Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By.’

 

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Banking

 

Budgeting

 

Credit Card

 

Debit Card

 

E- commerce

 

Housing

 

Insurance

 

Investing

 

Savings

 

Spending

 

 

Office Skills


 

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The following lists are created with help from the book, ‘The Office: Procedures and Technology (Business Procedures) 5th Edition.’

 

Information 

 

Office Competencies

 

Oral Communication

 

Managing Records

 

Meetings and Travel

 

Planning and Advancing your Career

 

Processing and Understanding Financial Information

 

Processing Mail

 

Records Management Systems

 

Telephone Systems and Procedures

 

Working with Others

 

Written Communication

 

 

Computers


 

The following topics were created with the help of the books, ‘Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech)) 5th edition’ and ‘Computers 8th Edition’.

 

 

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Computer Basics

 

Computer and Society

 

Computer Maintenance

 

Computer Security

 

Hardware and Software

 

Information Input and Output

 

Information Systems

 

Information Technology

 

Macintosh

 

Microsoft Windows

 

Networks and Networking

 

Storing and Retrieving Information

 

The Internet

 

Wireless

 

 

 

 

 

History


 

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The following topics are based on the following book: ‘The West in the World Second Edition.’

 

Ancient Civilizations

 

Cultures

 

Economy

 

Empires

 

Expansion and Transformation

 

Family Life

 

Historical Ages

 

Kings and Kingdoms

 

Nations

 

Politics and Political Systems

 

Reformation

 

Religion

 

Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment

 

Social Order

 

Survival

 

The Renaissance

 

Trade

 

Warfare

 

Wars

 

 

 Foreign Languages


 

The following topics are based on the CD entitled, ‘Learn to Speak Spanish Deluxe.’

 

 

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Pronunciation

 

Reading and Writing

 

Speaking and Listening

 

Vocabulary and Grammar

 

 

Managers Talk About Hard Skills That College Students Do Not Have In The Workplace


 

A news article entitled, ‘These Are The Skills Bosses Say New College Grads Do Not Have’, reveal the hard skills managers say college graduates lack. Below is a depiction of this information.

 

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