One of the soft skills employers request the most is communication. What are soft skills and how do I demonstrate them in my job search? Communication soft skills are sometimes difficult to demonstrate to others because they’re personal attributes, like confidence, verbosity, and listening skills. During your job hunt, however, they’re certainly not impossible to demonstrate.
So what if your grammar isn’t what your boss or colleagues would consider good grammar? Doesn’t matter… it was never your favorite subject in school anyway, right?
Soft skills are important in today’s market, but when it comes to getting ahead in your career, the most important skills are communication skills.
If you ask an HR professional or hiring manager about the one trait they admire – and require – most in new hires, chances are they would confidently answer: communication skills. And yet employers will also tell you that communication skills are sorely lacking in far too many recent graduates. The general feeling: higher education is not providing the tools and training required for young professionals to make the leap from classroom to cubicle. To help close this communication skills gap, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: “What is your best advice for becoming a master
Thankfully, as many recent graduates have learned, it’s OK to drop the fancy talk and sound more… human!
Along with “before and after” examples, here are four classic college essay words that should never find their way into a business-focused document…
What makes someone a good employee? Characteristics like a positive attitude, attention to detail, and organizational skills are at the top of the list. However, the one skill that stands out in the best employees is well-developed verbal communication.
By flexing those articulators in class, we’re doing our part to hone our communication skills – and becoming far more employable in the process. Here are three familiar classroom communication scenarios and how you can use those experiences to help you on the job,,,