The Importance of Soft Skills
Employees need role-specific knowledge and abilities to perform their job duties. Those who stand out a high performers need some additional qualities such as the ability communicate, the ability to work well in a team and the ability to manage their time effectively. These are all examples of soft skills.
Why are soft skills important?
Most of our interactions with other other people require some level of soft skills. At a company you might be negotiation to win a new contract, presenting new ideas to colleagues, networking for a new job and so on. Therefore, we use soft skills everyday at work and developing these soft skills will help you win more business and accelerate your career progression.
Below are some of the soft skills that employers love for any profession:
Deciding which soft skills you want to include in your resume is personal to you. Choose qualities that apply most accurately to you as an employee and a person.
👉Openness to criticism
It is important to note that throughout a career development you will have to change skills set and develop more soft skills, especially if you are taking leadership positions.