Grad’s Guide to Kickstarting Your Career: Top jobs, cities and industries

2023 Guide to Kickstarting Your Career: The top jobs, industries and cities to launch your professional journey

Brush up on your skills

What are entry-level employers looking for in new hires? Beyond the minimum requirements for each particular job — coursework or certifications in particular disciplines, internship experience in the field, etc. — companies are also interested in bringing on employees who can demonstrate strength in a host of softer skills, like time management and customer service. Here are the most commonly cited skills in demand among entry-level employers, along with links to LinkedIn Learning courses that can help you get started.

LinkedIn Learning Courses

Analytical Skills

Project Management

Customer Service


Time Management

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