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Job-relevant skills

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Job-relevant skills are task-related and build on a combination of cognitive and socio-emotional skills.
cognitive skills, defined as the “ability to understand complex ideas, to adapt effectively to the environment, to learn from experience, to engage in various forms of reasoning, to overcome obstacles by taking thought.
Social-emotional skills, also referred to as soft or non-cognitive skills, relate to traits covering multiple domains—social, emotional, personality, behavioral, and attitudinal among them

Source: World Bank Group, Stepskills measurement 2016, Global

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page date 2014-07-24

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