Definition: The ability to articulate oneself as a polished professional while utilizing appropriate acumen for a career environment.

Skills examples include:

  • Personal branding
  • Business etiquette
  • Professional dress
  • Professional resume
  • Professional job search correspondence
  • Professional references
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Social media presence (i.e. LinkedIn)
  • Salary negotiation and understanding salary packages
  • Transition from backpack to briefcase – first year of work
  • Understanding workplace politics
  • Seeking mentors