Table 1 - Students with Skills Deemed "Fair" or Higher by Employers and Professors

Skill Area

Employers

Professors

Grammar and spelling

23%

23%

Ability to write clearly

27%

19%

Basic math skills

38%

35%

Work habits/being organized and on time

42%

31%

Being motivated and conscientious

44%

40%

Speaking English well

50%

65%

Being curious and interested in new things

52%

49%

Ability to use computers

66%

69%