Soft skills play a vital role for professional success; they help one to excel in the workplace and their importance cannot be denied in this age of information and knowledge. Good soft skills – which are in fact scarce – in the highly competitive corporate world, will help you stand out in a million of routine job seekers with mediocre skills and talent.
The Smyth Country Industry Council, a governing body based in the US, conducted a survey recently. The result of the survey was called the Workforce Profile which found “an across-the-board unanimous profile of skills and characteristics needed to make a good employee.” The people most likely to be hires for available jobs have what employers call “soft skills”.

Here were some of the findings according to the workforce study:

The most common traits, mentioned by virtually every employer, were:
•    Positive work ethic.
•    Good attitude.
•    Desire to learn and be trained.

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