What are Soft Skills?

What are Soft Skills?

Soft Skills are combinations of varieties of skills and attitudes like peoples skill, social skill, attitude and personality traits, Communication skills, Emotional intelligence, etc., which are essential in a person’s career enabling them to work effectively and enhancing their working mood with complementing hard skills. The Collins English Dictionary defines the term “soft skills” as “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge: they include common sense, the ability to deal with people, and a positive flexible attitude.”

Meaning of Soft Skills –

The term “Soft Skills” comprises all the Positive Qualities of a person. For Example Self-confidence, Self-motivation, Time-Management, Constant Learning Ability, Art of Problem-solving, etc. Soft skills themselves are cultivated over a period of time through some routine activities.

Objective of Soft Skills –

The basic purpose of learning soft skills is to communicate your meaning effectively to others to achieve your objectives. Unfortunately, unlike hard skills soft skills are quite hard to acquire. People mostly learn them through projects, books or friends. They are like riding a bicycle: failure is unavoidable at the beginning. There are even some Soft Skills Training Courses which lets you cultivate some of the very important soft skills.

What’s counted as Soft Skills –

  • Communication Skill
  • Problem Solving Skill
  • Leadership
  • Self-confidence
  • Public Speaking
  • Time-management
  • Presentation
  • Negotiation Skill
  • Art of Learning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Art of Adaptability
  • Team Work

To know more about Soft Skills you can visit our Soft Skills Training Course personally organised by Animesh Gupta, who specialises in enabling people to communicate more powerfully.

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