Terre Haute Tribune-Star piece which is headlined, “Closing the Skills Gap – Career counselors: Employable people are well-rounded.”
Lisa Trigg’s report notes that Langerud “works with employers around the nation as a career and workplace expert, and he said that employers look at three things.
- Can a person do the job? Does the candidate have the basic education, intelligence and the ability to learn?
- Will the person do the job? Is the person dependable, and will he or she show up on time ready to work?
- And, will the person embarrass the company? Is this a person of good character who is involved in the community and will be a good representative of the company? Or will the person behave in a way that will be an embarrassment to the employer?”