Tag: Soft skills

leadership

Key Components of a Leadership Training Program

It’s true that the best companies derive value from all levels of their organization. At the same time, there’s no denying that good leaders are essential to any company. Although we might feel like some people are simply natural leaders, there is actually a fairly big industry revolving around leadership development.

Soft skills

Training for Soft Skills 101

When it comes to employee training, it’s important to have a clear idea of what trainees are expected to gain from the training process. This could include specific skills—how to operate a forklift, how to complete the monthly accounting checkout, etc.—but it can, and should, also encourage the development of what some would call soft […]

The Most Needed Skills for 2019: Soft Skills

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to look at self-improvement and set goals for the coming year. For professionals, that often involves focusing on improving professional skills. But, according to LinkedIn® data, there are over 50,000 professional skills out there. Obviously, that’s far too many for any one person to absorb. […]

communication

The Most Needed Skills for 2019: Soft Skills

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to look at self-improvement and set goals for the coming year. For professionals, that often involves focusing on improving professional skills. But, according to LinkedIn® data, there are over 50,000 professional skills out there. Obviously, that’s far too many for any one person to absorb. […]

learning

Continuous Education—Not Just a Term but a Business Reality

Educating the modern workforce is a not a one-off effort completed upon graduation from high school or post-secondary education. In today’s dynamic business and employment environment, businesses and employees need to constantly adapt to changes in global competition, technology, government regulations, market trends, and a host of other factors.

training

Which Soft Skills Do Your Leaders Need, and How Can You Set Them Up for Success?

When HR departments look for training and development programs for their organizations’ leaders and high potentials, they often focus on industry-specific and job-related tasks. This is because—much more than “soft skills” like communication, teamwork, or critical analysis—these more concrete skills are easier to standardize across departments and titles and simpler to evaluate and teach.

Training Priorities for 2018 Part I: Training for Soft Skills and Global Training

LinkedIn is one of the first go-tos for employers and jobseekers alike when trying to find and fill open positions. This professional social media platform has branched out beyond its initial roots to offer a wide range of content creation on an array of topics related to career advancement, recruitment, and employee development. Recently, LinkedIn […]