The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013 http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/12/10/the-10-skills-that-will-get-you-a-job-in-2013/ " No. 5 Computers and Electronics (found in 8 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs) Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware including applications and programs. No. 6 Mathematics (found in 6 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs) Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and their application. No. 7 Operations and Systems Analysis (found in 5 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs) Determining how a system or operation should work and how changes in conditions, operations and environments will affect outcomes. Understanding the needs and product requirements of a particular design. No. 8 Monitoring (found in 5 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs) Monitoring and assessing performance of yourself, other individuals or organizations to make improvement or take corrective action. No. 9 Programming (found in 3 out of the 10 most in-demand jobs) Writing computer programming for various purposes. "