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Students pursue skills employers claim are in short supply

JMG’s annual Leadership Education Conference (LEC)

When was the last time you updated your resume? Did you include skills like problem-solving, critical-thinking and communication? According to a study conducted by LinkedIn in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, those are exactly the types of skills and attributes we should all be highlighting if we want to stand out in a job search. This week at Pine Tree Camp, in Rome, about 180 middle school and high school students from across the state gathered for JMG’s annual Leadership Education Conference (LEC).  The Conference is an overnight intensive that gives students the unique opportunity to learn those soft skills employers are looking for..[…]