When it comes to skills in employment, the first line of emphasis is typically towards abilities and knowledge of specific skill sets. These are referred to as technical or hard skills. In today’s fast-growing economy, hard skills are given importance because they take into consideration quantifiable technical know-how. Though technical / hard skills are very important to move one’s career ahead, it is not the sole decisive factor to succeed. Unfortunately, Soft skills are often overlooked, yet they also play an important role in day-to-day operations and achievements. When hard skills are combined with soft skills, it is the perfect combination that gives people added advantages and they rock!
From Effective Presentation Skills to Negotiating Across Cultures – a range of soft skills will develop your ability to communicate with greater impact and lead you to succeed internationally.