The critical piece of the puzzle and skills are in demand by employers.
Studies reported in August 31, 2016
reflect key skills employees need to have, in what industries they are most valuable and least valuable.
Having or getting these skills are key no matter what your industry is!
From the BusinessNewDaily.com of August 31, 2016, Chad Brooks offers
information gathered and researched by LinkedIn and, for some, it is an
eye opener for what to promote to employers and what to start working on
to demonstrate those skills.
Employers need the right combination of hard skills and interpersonal (soft)
skills. The study indicates hiring managers are having trouble finding
people with the right skills for 59% of their open jobs. Their problem is our
opportunity. Soft skills are extremely valuable so don't overlook these!
Between June 2014 to June 2015 LinkedIn sough to identify the most sought
after skills. (See Soft Skills Matter: Can They Be Taught?)
Research found the soft skills most in-demand (out of 58 derived) are:
The 10 Industries where these skills are in the MOST in-demand are:
2. Professional training
3. Customer services
7. Human resources
8. Facilities services
9. Civic and social organizations
10. Management consulting
The 10 Industries where soft skills are deemed LEAST in-demand are:
1. Graphic design
2. Motion pictures and film
3. Architecture and planning
6. Fine art
8. Civil engineering
9. Law practice
10. Arts and crafts
Article is published at: Business New Daily of August 31, 2016 - The 10 Most In-Demand Soft Skills
OK, so this stuff is important. So now reality smacks you in the face starting with
where can I get this training without spending two months of income for six months
Fair question ... what if someone offered such training for free?
Below is a link that offers free interpersonal courses. What do you have to loose?
Open.EDU program offering
WHY ARE THESE THE TOP 5 UNIVERSAL SOFT SKILLS?