Executives Say the 21st Century Requires More Skilled Workers

Critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, collaboration, and communication skills will become more important in a fast-paced, competitive global economy. NEW YORK – April 15, 2010 – As the U.S. economy begins to show signs of improvement, executives say they need a workforce fully equipped with skills beyond just the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic (the three Rs) in order to grow their businesses.