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Professional Skills

Spelman Pathways recognizes that there are critical skills key to future career success (graduate school, industry, etc.).

NACE Career Competency Workshops

Workshops are conducted on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Personality Matters

The NACE Career Competency Workshops are designed and facilitated by Personality Matters, led by Dr. Cherry Collier, MCC, MCNLP, C'91.

National Association of Colleges and Employers

NACEThe National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is an American nonprofit professional association for college career services, recruiting practitioners, and others who wish to hire the college-educated.

NACE has identified eight requisite career competencies that broadly prepare the college-educated for success in the workplace and lifelong career management.

Eight career readiness competencies:

  1. Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  2. Teamwork/Collaboration (Working In Teams)
  3. Professionalism/Work Ethic (Operating & Managing)
  4. Oral/Written Communications (Networking & Communication)
  5. Career Management
  6. Global/Intercultural Fluency
  7. Leadership (Self-Driven Leadership)
  8. Digital Technology

Learn more about the NACE Career Radiness Competencies


SkillSurvey logo

SkillSurvey is a talent intelligence platform for assessing student skills (NACE Career Competencies). The platform provides students with feedback following work experiences to gain insights into how proficient they are in the skills required to succeed in today’s workplace. For more information, please contact Spelman Pathways at