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soft skills

pl n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge: they include common sense, the ability to deal with people, and a positive flexible attitude
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Instead, Cecil Carter, Board President at LCMUA, says, "Employers are experiencing that many college graduates are lacking the soft skills necessary to succeed.
The importance of mastering soft skills in addition to academic and/or technical skills is widely recognized today as being crucial for youth development and eventual career success.
Prospective students want specific topics from the Business School experience, such as focus on soft skills and applied experience, great attention to career service, corporate connections, entrepreneurship, and strategic networking; a growing demand for specialist MBAs.
Contract award: The organization and carrying away two-week courses for 500 doctoral students and young researchers in the field of entrepreneurship and soft skills necessary for cooperation with the economy.
To achieve this, it has just started a major consultation to change people's perceptions of soft skills by working with leading business organisations including the CBI, as well as entrepreneurs such as James Caan from BBC's Dragon's Den.
And to achieve this, it has just started a major consultation to change people's perceptions of soft skills by working with leading organisations including the CBI as well as entrepreneurs such as James Caan from BBC's Dragon's Den.
Soft skills (doing the job without driving co-workers nuts) used to be seen as "good to have,'' but are now considered essential by many employers.
SOFT SKILLS CALL A campaign is being launched to promote communication and teamwork amid research warning that over half a million workers could be held back by a lack of so-called "soft" skills.
com)-- iRikai, a leading corporate skills training firm based in New Delhi recently launched their Soft Skills for Hospital staff courses for Indian hospitals.
According to recent research findings from Career-Builder, a majority of employers (77%) believe soft skills (qualitative skills, such as interpersonal dependability or savvy) are just as important as hard skills (quantitative skills such as foreign language fluency or technical proficiency) when evaluating candidates for a job; 16% said soft skills are more important.
Also, 44% felt young people were not aware of the importance employers place on soft skills and 30% think soft skills should be listed ahead of qualifications.
Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership