How to Ensure Your Company is Training on the Soft Skills Your Workers Need Most

How to Ensure Your Company is Training on the Soft Skills Your Workers Need Most

August 20, 2020

When applying for a position, job seekers often look at the skills that are required for that particular role. Depending on the industry, those skills may vary from technical skills to trade skills. While these hard skills are critical to success, many employers often overlook the importance of soft skills.

Soft skills are a unique set of skills that are based on how a worker performs their job, rather than the set of hard skills required to complete the daily tasks. It is these soft skills that will allow an employee to continue to grow and develop both personally and professionally within an organization.

Different soft skills are more important to different organizations, but below are 5 skills that generally have a high impact on return on investment when workers are trained in them.

  1. Leadership Skills
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Negotiation
  4. Sales Training
  5. Conflict Resolution

In the full article we discuss these skills in more detail and provide some questions to ask your team to determine whether they are lacking the soft skills training needed to be successful.

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