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Essential Soft Skills

According to a LinkedIn report, nearly 60% of business leaders rate essential soft skills as more mission critical than technical skills. Additional research suggests that less than 20% of work related success is derived from technical skills while the remaining 85% is attributed to essential soft skills (ASAP, November, 2019).

What are the essential soft skills needed to be successful in today's workplace? Although definitions vary, they typically include the following areas of focus:

  • Solution Focused
  • Creative
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Manage/Balance Time
  • Socially Adroit
  • Work Well as a Member of a Team
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