What Are the Skills Required to Obtain a Good Job? An Analysis of Labor Markets, Occupational Features, and Skill Training for the Youth ChalleNGe Program
The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe (ChalleNGe) program provides a positive intervention for youth who are experiencing difficulty in traditional high school. Participants work with mentors who help them with school or job search. The authors of this report identify a set of common skills among high-paying, growing occupations that do not require a bachelor's degree and describe how to incorporate such skills into the ChalleNGe curriculum.