Soft skills are considered the utmost important aspect during interviews. They are considered as “essentials” or very important factor in hiring decisions. Employers are looking for people with strong soft skills. Companies are even investing in employees for developing their soft skills as well. It is considered that the people and the teams that succeed are the ones that can collaborate, communicate, work towards common goals and navigate conflict with good leadership qualities and communication skills.
Studies have shown that leading business decision makers consider personal qualities and soft skills to be a key in successful career. Some of the key soft skill features are.
* Workplace communication skills: Business writing, presentation skills, collaboration and conflict management.
* Management skills: Design thinking, agile development, motivating employees, project management, coaching and emotional intelligence.
* Personal effectiveness skills: Time management, critical thinking, self-awareness, organization and creativity.