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NACE Career Readiness Competencies

What is NACE (National Association of Colleges & Employers?)

  • Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,600 college career services professionals; over 3,300 university relations and recruiting professionals; and over 300 business solution providers that serve this community
  • NACE is the leading source of information on the employment of the college-educated and forecasts hiring trends in the job market; identifies best practices and benchmarks; and tracks starting salaries, recruiting practices, and student outcomes.

NACE Defines Career Readiness, Identifies Key Competencies:

  • The National Association of Colleges and Employers, through a task force of college career services and HR/staffing professionals, has developed a definition, based on extensive research among employers, and identified eight competencies associated with career readiness.

Career readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace.

These competencies are:

  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Career Management
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency

Evaluate your NACE Career Readiness here. NACE Comp Self-Assessment PDF version.