Blog tagged as Soft Skills

Manpower report explores soft skills employers look for

23.06.21 12:46 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Manpower report explores soft skills employers look for
The all-new ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey not only reveals the hardest-to-find skills in the country, but also explores the most in demand soft skills employers look for, as well as the steps companies can take in order to make the next normal better for all.

Need for basic skills is global problem

21.05.21 09:54 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Need for basic skills is global problem
The boom in job vacancies and lack of workers with basic digital skills could spell trouble for employers around the world.

Soft skills required for leadership

03.05.21 08:35 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Soft skills required for leadership
"Our workplaces are undergoing a revolution. And as not only business but society as a whole changes, how we educate and train the next wave of business leaders must also change." - Forbes Magazine

The Impact Of Ignoring Soft Skills

16.02.21 08:21 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
The Impact Of Ignoring Soft Skills
Forbes Contributor Joesph Folkman writes about the importance of soft skills

It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Promote Soft Skills But It Is

26.01.21 01:15 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Promote Soft Skills But It Is
Great insight from Dr. Alan Shark the Executive Director at Public Technology Institute (now part of CompTIA).

Insight from SHRM Columnist Janathan Janove

28.12.20 10:20 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Insight from SHRM Columnist Janathan Janove
After our economy begins to rebound, hiring will be a high priority. Employers should avoid the common mistake of focusing on hard skills—experience, expertise, degrees, certifications, etc.—at the expense of soft skills.

Building Soft Skills for a New Normal

09.12.20 10:06 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
In the COVID 19 work environment, businesses will need to help their workforce learn and grow with the soft skills needed to excel.

Demand rises for soft skill training

30.11.20 03:05 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Demand rises for soft skill training
CNBC article says training for this workplace skill is up nearly 4,000% in 2020 read more!

Florida Chamber Foundation shares report on workforce

19.11.20 03:45 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Florida Chamber Foundation shares report on workforce
More than 80 percent of stakeholders emphasized the importance of employability skills.

Pew Research identifies "fundamental skills"

17.11.20 11:11 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Pew Research identifies "fundamental skills"
Pew Research points out need for soft skills.

Report shows HR professional id soft skills as most important global trend

16.11.20 10:21 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Report shows HR professional id soft skills as most important global trend
The World Economic Forum launched its Global Talent Trends Report earlier this year, which showed that HR professionals have identified the demand for soft skills as the most important trend globally.

Author of book on soft skills shares thoughts

09.11.20 11:17 AM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
Author of book on soft skills shares thoughts
Bob Graham the host of Serious Soft Skills Podcast offers insights into soft skills in todays world of workforce.

College newspaper article about soft skills

06.11.20 03:02 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
College newspaper article about soft skills
A degree is important to anyone seeking a career, but the degree alone is not enough. Experts say soft skills – the sorts of things that are not normally learned in a classroom – matter. A lot.

DOL Soft Skills

19.10.20 12:48 PM By Joshua Morby - Comment(s)
DOL Soft Skills

What do employers look for in new employees? According to business leaders, while the three "R's" (reading, writing, and arithmetic) are still fundamental to every employee's ability to do the job, employers view "soft" skills as even more important to work readiness. These skill...

Soft Skills connected to jobs

12.10.20 03:28 PM By joshmorby - Comment(s)
Soft Skills connected to jobs

According to Indeed, soft skills are important for collaboration and problem solving. Per LinkedIn, creativity, persuasion, adaptability are among the top five most important soft skills that employers are looking for in potential candidates. Click on the link below to read the full...

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