It might be time to stop calling them “soft skills,” because interacting and communicating with others is probably the most important skillset employees need on the first day of new-hire onboarding.
Greek philosopher Heraclitus is known as the author of an observation that perennially describes the human condition. “Change is the only constant in life.” This exemplifies a basic tenet of human existence: change happens. The “change” in business today is the importance of soft skills. It’s soft, not hard skills that rank highest in the contemporary business environment. And soft skills aren’t teachable in the same way hard skills are. So what’s the difference?
The Hard Work of Soft Skills
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