It turns out that there are skills equally – or maybe even more important – that employers want in their next hire: the right “soft skills”. This means, “personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people.” Things we like to talk about here at Loopward.

A 2016 LinkedIn survey of 291 hiring managers in the U.S. revealed that 59% of them believe soft skills are difficult to find. But which soft skills are the most sought-after among employers? And, which industries have employees with the most soft skills? See below ….

Top 10 Most Desirable Skills Hiring Managers are looking for.

  1. Communication – Click here to find out the first step to being a great communicator 
  2. Organization
  3. Teamwork
  4. Always Punctual
  5. Critical Thinking
  6. Social Skills
  7. Creativity
  8. Interpersonal Communication
  9. Adaptability
  10. Friendly Personality

Communication is obviously extreamly important to employers. The above list are the skills you need to develop to move ahead in your career and in other parts of life. It’s that simple.

“Friendly personality” even made the list! This shows that being likable is half the battle when trying to get a job, networking, or making friends. Have you ever worked with someone who complained, had a negative outlook on life, and was toxic to the work environment? It’s not fun. No one wants to be around those people. 

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