DON’T RULE OUT THE SUMMER JOB
Workers were asked, “In your opinion, how valuable are traditional summer jobs such as landscaping, waiting tables or lifeguarding in preparing young people for their post-college careers?”
27% Somewhat valuable
71% Very valuable
2% Not valuable at all
Professionals said they built these skills in their summer job:*
80% Customer-service skills
78% Interpersonal/communication skills
74% Working effectively in a team setting
*Multiple responses were allowed. Top responses shown.
Source: Accountemps survey of more than 1,000 workers in the United States.
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