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(lively jazz music)
– (Crew) Hello.
– Sound check. Okay. You ready?
Yeah. That’s right.
It’s a nice jacket.
You see that?
Welcome to Beer with Emsi.
Today, I’m drinking a Darigold whole milk, and I’m really excited about this.
‘Cause you know what they say, “You don’t get fat if you don’t do the work.”
Watch the pour. Look at that.
No foam, no head. That is nicely done.
It’s like a milk stout without the stout. Delicious.
Okay. So today we are beyond excited to announce a huge new update to our skills library.
One piece of feedback we keep getting from our clients is that while our library has the most comprehensive skill data available anywhere, sometimes, it just doesn’t quite go far enough.
So we’ve heard you, and we’re going to make changes to make your life better.
And I’m pleased to announce that we’ve just added 10,000 new skills to create an even more realistic picture of the labor market.
We’ve added skills that will help in three big ways.
Little milk mustache. Gross.
First, educators will be able to describe a far broader range of abilities that students learn while they’re in college.
Some of these new general skills in our database include drinking too much coffee, covert napping, and procrastination.
We also have more degree specific skills like meaningless buzzwords for business and communication majors.
I think it would be really useful.
Strangely enough, we occasionally even had to remove some skills in order to improve accuracy.
For example, for computer science majors, we narrowed all the skills in a computer science major down to just Google.
Second, companies will be able to add a range of new skills to job postings to really home in on the perfect candidate.
Let’s say, you’re trying to hire a salesperson.
Just enter their job title and we will suggest skills like speaking too loudly, or maybe a little too cheerful, or refreshing your email every 10 seconds hoping someone will reply.
These are really important skills when it comes to sales.
And now that everybody is on Zoom, we’ve added some really invaluable skills like wearing pants.
We live in strange times, so that’s kind of important.
(Andrew breathing out)
Third, job seekers can brush up their resume by being really honest about their skills.
Let your potential employer know more about your personality with skills like moderately funny, passive aggressive, or even my favorite, self-absorbed.
If you work in IT, we’ve just added some really helpful skills to help describe the world of work.
Things like turning off and on again, or make sure your printer is plugged in, or is there power in the building?
So we’ve even curated some highly requested technical skills that will wow employers like spends too much time on social media, understands Christopher Nolan movies, and my personal favorite, tendency to get a little too competitive at ping-pong or any other meaningless office game.
And by now, I hope you realized that the date is, ta-da, April 1st.
And if you think this is real, I’m very sorry.
I hope we got you.
I hope that you drink a milk today, and maybe we’ll drink beer tomorrow.
There you go.
Name and claim it.