According to Linkedin, 57 percent of the business leaders surveyed said they believe soft skills are most important. Skills and education can be obtained but translating these into influence and results requires more.
Here are the most sought after soft skills in 2018.
- Leadership; Body Language, Strategic Thinking, and Informational Leading
- Communication; Influence and Feedback
- Collaboration; Listening, Building Relationships and Managing Others
- Time Management; Habits and Delivering
Check out this article including learning opportunities to build your soft skills.
Chris is an experienced executive in the staffing industry. She has developed operational analyses, implemented programs /compensation plans, and has assisted hundreds of firms streamline processes and upgrade the competencies of their workforce. Finding innovative ways to generate new business, isolate top talent, and build teams is her passion. She has designed and executed many successful strategic marketing /recruiting plans and promotions. Chris began her career at Aureus Group, a full-service professional recruiting firm, in 1994 and currently serves as the Managing Director of Aureus Group specializing in the Finance and Accounting, Information Systems, and Executive Leadership roles in all industries including; Healthcare Administration, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Commercial Services, and Manufacturing.In addition, Chris is a Certified Professional Consultant, and has an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.