At TFA, we believe that technical job skills are only half of the equation. Getting and keeping a job also requires a range of “soft skills”—so we provide students intensive coaching (both in and out of the classroom) to assist them in developing and honing these critical attributes (known as the Tribeca Flashpoint Professional Standards, or TFPS).
Communication. Clear and direct communication, with an open mind to possibilities and solutions, with the goal of understanding as its focus.
Collaboration. The ability to work together as a team, addressing issues in a positive, results-oriented approach.
Initiative. Instigating projects, developing teams, anticipating next steps, working toward solutions.
Problem Solving. An aptitude for critical thinking, across disciplines, as well as managing tasks, individually and as a team.
Respect. Having respect for yourself and others, for the work you create, and for the environment you work in.
Accountability. Being dependable and answerable for the team’s performance, as well as your own performance and professional conduct.
Responsibility. Taking ownership of all assigned tasks, for the team’s performance, and for your overall success.
Presentation. Having attention to detail in your work, your school, and yourself.
Attentiveness. Being prepared and taking action in a timely manner with consideration for others.
Flexibility. In the face of constant change, the ability to multi-task and maintain composure under pressure.
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