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Creating T-Shaped Professionals

According to a 2014 EAB (Education Advisory Board) White Paper, some large companies are turning the search for well-roundedness into a formulaic process. Employers like IBM, IDEO, and Cisco are spearheading initiatives to hire what are being called “T-shaped professionals.” T-shaped professionals are said to possess soft skills or universal competencies (e.g., communication and collaboration […]

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