Employers Struggle To Find Candidates With The Right Soft Skills For 59 Percent Of Their Open Jobs
Guy Berger, Ph.D. , Co-authored by Link Gan
In January, we published a list of the 25 most in-demand skills. As you may have noticed, all of the skills on the list are hard skills — specific skills that are required to do a job that are learned, like mobile development, channel marketing, and economics. But numerous employers have told us they’re struggling to find candidates with soft skills — personal attributes that help people interact effectively with others, like communication, teamwork, and critical thinking.