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Kristi Jackson shows a group of students how things work in the Register of Deeds office during Thursday’s Student Government Day at the courthouse.
Kids get up-close view of county at work

Wade Creswell has a good idea of what business people want in their employees, thanks to his job as president and CEO of The Roane Alliance.

“They want skill sets,” he said. “They want experience. They want people who professionally are trained to do what they need done, but what they need more than anything else is dependability.”

He said students can demonstrate their dependability to employers by doing four things.