Top skills employers demand in the workplace
Are you a job-seeker? Do you wish you could unlock that unique combination of skills employers are looking for in new employees? With a little preparation and by using the correct words, it is possible. Remember, every employer requires a specific set of skills for a particular job (the so-called “hard skills”), but there are certain generic or “soft skills” that are universally sought by employers.
Top soft skills when crafting your CV
Based on McKinsey’s research of the current job market:
- Critical thinking
- Planning and ways of working
- Mental flexibility
- Developing relationships
- Achievement of goals
- Digital fluency
Familiarise yourself with the details of the skills above, and identify those skills you can improve through extra training, development and mentoring.
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