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Future Job Skills: Resilience

Updated: Jul 1, 2020

Resilience is a foundational quality for future workers. Resilience is grit, perseverance, and endurance. Workers today already deal with extra responsibilities and have to do more with less. Handling constant evolving challenges will help people succeed in the future workplace environment. Developing resilience provides great potential for future job opportunities.

Companies to endure rapid changes, resilience will be necessary and required job skill. In fast-paced and chaotic environments, some find it stressful. In contrast, others not only appear to adapt but actually, thrive in these conditions. Even the Navy Seals have run tests to understand how some adapt to stress, while some struggle. Can career aptitude test help individuals gauge how they handle change and challenges?

Career assessments like the Highlands Ability Battery help individuals understand their problem-solving style. One’s problem-solving style utilizes what’s called Driving Abilities. These driving abilities create a “push” in one’s activity. Working outside of your Driving Abilities, you can feel drained, frustrated, and stressed. One of these Driving Abilities is Classification. This natural ability involves dealing with complex information in a fast-paced, on-the-spot situation.

Awareness of these abilities, to use in one’s life and career helps build on important skills. Skills that help adapt and cope with stress, is an important step towards resilience. One can not underestimate the importance of improving one’s resilience in their lives. The economy and other rapid changes developing in our lives will require resilience.

If you are interested in learning more about how the Highlands Ability Battery can help you measure your natural abilities. Watch a video on how the Highlands Ability can help you. Read our other blogs on the continuation of the top ten skills needed for the future workplace. We will describe each skill, why it will be needed and how the Highlands Ability Battery and our other career assessments can help. Contact us at for more information.

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