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So, you’ve applied to the job you’ve always wanted, and you seem to meet, if not exceed, all of the poster’s requirements. You’ve got the desire, experience and ambition, but do you have the soft skills you need to succeed? Soft skills, or non-technical skills, have long been underrated by job seekers, but recent studies show that employers, especially those in the business services industry, place a significant amount of emphasis on soft skills. If you are in the market for a new job, keep reading to learn how your soft skills can get you the job.
Many job seekers are confused about what type of skills can be considered “soft.” Non-technical skills, such as those relating to communication, personal motivation, interpersonal interaction, are frequently considered “soft.” These Soft skills are usually not taught in school, however, when you prepare to relate stories that show these Soft Skills you can make a major difference in your success when interviewing for that next position in the business world.
Some of the most in-demand soft skills include:
Before submitting an application or resume, be sure to emphasize your soft skills. These are skills that everyone lists, so you want to provide the reader with an example of your skill, and how it positively contributed to a situation.
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Here at Leadpoint Business Services, we take pride in how our team members expand their marketable skills and contribute to personal growth. Contact Leadpoint Business Services today to learn more about the open positions and career development opportunities.