Do you have the skills you need to land your first job? Without a lot of experience a successful job seeker must sell basic life skills to a potential employer. Your goal is to convince the person doing the hiring that the basic skills are in place to serve as the foundation for training in the workplace. This article from the Washington Post is about the life skills parents should be teaching their children. The section focusing on those of high school age also serves as a nice list of what to highlight in an interview.