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WORKPLACE BASIC SKILLS FOR ENTRY LEVEL WORKERS The following skills were identified by the Texas Workforce Commission as “Basic Skills Needed for Entry Level Workers.” These skills were validated by the Thought Leaders and Reviewers. Basic Entry Level Skill Response Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 89% 89% 89% 78% 78% 78% 78% 56% 67% 67% 67% 67% Response Count N=9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 5 6 6 6 6 Basic Entry Level Skill Response Rate 67% 56% 56% 56% 44% 44% 44% 44% 33% 33% 33% 22% 11% 11% 11% 11% Response Count N=9 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 Oral Communication Written Communication Teamwork/Collaboration Work Ethic Problem-solving Time Management Integrity Customer Service Initiative Attention to Detail Willingness to continue learning Adaptability Creativity Perseverance Pride in Work Following Directions Professionalism Numerical and Arithmetic Application Decision-making Technology and Tool Usage Dedication Information Gathering Conflict Management Stress Management Appreciation of Diversity Conflict Management Organization Resource Allocation Leadership Intellectual Risk-taking Thoughtful Reflection Multi-tasking ©Copyright North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 21