Looking for your dream job ?
It requires not just your Bachelor or Masters degree but also a good amount of ‘soft skills’. And what are these soft skills?
These are your personality aspects considered as professional assets – innovation, problem solving, teamwork and adaptability to change. There’s a saying that “hard skills will enable you to perform well in academics and in interviews, but its soft skills that get you the job.” Soft skills refer to a cluster of personal qualities, habits, attitudes that have the potential to make someone successful. Put simply, they are the ways in which you talk, you move around, listen and present yourself. Emotional Intelligence is another term used in reference to soft skills. Candidates, who possess such skills are more adept and academic savvy. They are able to gain a further understanding of tasks and successfully engage with them, enabling them to gain more control over their learning.
Soft skills include
- Good skills in communication,
- Presenting information in a clear and concise manner,
- Team-building ability,
- Time management,
- Group discussions,
- Interview skills and Interpersonal skills.
- All of which are important for students’ academic development and growth.