Everyone needs people skills.
We all accept that (even though there are plenty of jobs that require minimal contact with other humans), but what does it mean? And what skills do we need in today’s climate? Technical skills, of course, vary across jobs and industries, but people skills are transferable. And workplaces talk about them a lot, but can they define them? Here are a few descriptions that can help companies get a better feel for what people skills look and sound like:
People skills are associated with manners, time management and influence. These are basic traits that everyone needs—even if you’re hired to be a hermit. Regardless of your industry or job, people skills impact your ability to thoughtfully listen, make decisions and create a warm and friendly environment.
Now that I’ve defined what people skills are, here are a few of them that are important to have—now more than ever:
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