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Professional Skills

NACE Career Competency Workshops

Spelman Pathways recognizes that there are critical skills that are needed to ensure success in graduate school, industry and life. Students are encouraged to take advantage of several valuable workshop offerings from conducted from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard time (U.S. and Canada)


Thursday, Feb. 9 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Understanding the Assignment: How to Act, Dress and Speak in Professional Environments

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Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET

What You Say and How You Say It

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Thursday, March 23 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Soaring to New Heights

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April 18  | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Honing Your Gifts and Talents

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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