Got (Soft) Skills?
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Got (Soft) Skills?

Here are the top four skills you need to advance your career

You’ve got skills, whether it’s drilling, welding, fabricating, building, assisting, serving, or supporting. But do you have the soft skills to do your job? According to a study conducted by Civic Action on what employers are most looking for in potential employees, good communication skills topped nearly every list.


4 Top Soft Skills Needed to Excel in Your Career


1. Communication

  • Listening
  • Negotiation 
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Reading body language


2. Critical thinking

  • Flexibility
  • Problem solving
  • Resourcefulness
  • Willingness to learn


3. Positive attitude

  • Cooperativeness
  • Courteousness
  • Respectfulness
  • Honesty


4. Teamwork

  • Collaboration
  • Accepting of feedback
  • Self-awareness
  • Team player
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