Employers Want “Critical Thinkers,” But Do They Know What It Means?

“Critical thinking.” It’s a phrase as vague as “results-oriented individual” or “problem-solver.” Companies call for job applicants that are both worker bees and world-class innovators, prepared to paint outside the lines–but only in the brand’s monochromatic colors.

According to an American Management Association survey, 72% of employers feel that critical thinking is key to their organization’s success, but only half of those surveyed said their employees actually show this skill.

Source: www.fastcompany.com

When hiring managers want critical thinkers, what do they really mean? Here are the traits.

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