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Cultivating 'Soft Skills' to Get Ahead

Cultivating 'Soft Skills' to Get Ahead | People Transform Organizations | Scoop.it
Personal aptitudes and attitudes like being a good listener and communicator strongly influence likability and workplace relationships.
Karl Wabst's insight:

Job candidates need to show their abilities to communicate. Companies want someone who can negotiate, handle disputes, sell, and manage customer relationships, etc. You also need to be functional at different levels internally. Can you talk to your peers, Sales and the Director in appropriate language?

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Karl Wabst's curator insight, May 20, 2013 7:41 PM

Hard skills, e.g. sales or software knowledge may get your foot in the door, the move to social business means more companies are seeking soft skills that allow staff effectively communicate internally and externally.

 

More employees are involved in customer contact, either in-person or in discussions on social media. Are you ready?

Deirdre Fitzpatrick's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:32 AM

Great tips, we need to start cultivating these skills in the classroom.

Francois Adoue for Guimel 's curator insight, August 27, 2013 4:53 PM

Savez vous que 95% des décisions d'embauche sont faites sur ce genre de compétences ? Après une première phase d'élimination des profils techniques ne semblant pas correspondre ! 

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