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Essential Soft Skills for Career Development

By Eskanisa R

12 May 2020

Non-technical skills you need to be successful at the office.

Soft skills are non-technical abilities needed for success on the job. Soft skills can be classified as a personal trait or habit which support your hard skills for career development. A lot of companies are considered these following soft skills in the hiring process.

1. Communication

A lot of companies choose hire new employee based on their skills in communication over the experiences they have. It simply because, companies are believed people need to work well with others to have a meaningful and lifelong career. In other words, by orking together, teams can find the solutions that work best. Thus, you are required to be able to speak well. If you have no good communication skill, you might find difficulty in building relationship with others as well as discussing and growing.

2. Creative

Most companies will always look for those who are able to think out of the box. To spawan and create large numbers of ideas, you are required to focus on finding effective yet efficient solutions. Someone who just cannot thinking out of the box will probably complaining about current situation rather be a problem solver.

3. Adaptation

Every new job might be hard at very first time. While you need to learn new things and get used to current situations, new friends, regulations, and work environment. Hence, if you already have good adaptability, you can definitely get through that difficult yet challenging time.

Alongside being adaptable with new work environment, you are also required to have good time management. Even if your job does not require you to always present at the office, you still have to manage that flexible work time to get the priority (work) done. In case you have bunch free time, you can do leisure activities you want.



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