HEF in the News

Work Force Werewithal

Many employers say new hires are often severely lacking in “soft” skills like communication and team work.

And that issue was one of the main topics at a day-long workshop, “Leadership Institute, Out of Both Worlds: Connecting Business and Education for Work Force Success,” held Wednesday.

Communication, work ethic, timeliness, and loyalty are the first skills students need to learn by the time they graduate from high school, according to recent survey of 61 area employers conducted by the Helena Education Foundation.

Read more in the Independent Record.