Key soft skills for 2022

Key soft skills for 2022

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1. ADAPTABILITY

Adaptability - if the last 2 years are anything to go by, adaptability, or flexibility to change will be one of the key strengths needed to succeed in a modern day working role.

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2. COMMUNICATION

Having good communication skills plays an essential role in being successful at work.  Being able to communicate effectively, understand information accurately and quickly, and relay this to others in a way they can understand is one of the most vital soft skills to have. In contrast, poor communication soft skills will lead to frequent 

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2. COMMUNICATION

misunderstandings and frustration.

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3. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Often described as the “ability to recognise, understand, manage, and reason with emotions.”  Emotional Intelligence plays a key role in building high-performing teams and is often cited as playing a key role in being seen as a good leader. This soft skill will continue to grow in demand as companies 

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3. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

start to focus more on soft skills over hard skills alone.

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4. GROWTH MINDSET

Another highly sought after soft skill. Employees with a growth mindset will seek to better themselves and will be constantly developing their skills.  People with a growth mindset actively seek out challenges and tend to be more resilient to setbacks as they see them as opportunities for learning and 

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4. GROWTH MINDSET

growth, rather than allowing it to stop them completely.

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5. STORYTELLING

A key soft skill that’s useful in a large number of different roles. At Clevry we’ve noticed a marked increase in clients asking to assess their candidates for their ability to write creatively and tell effective stories.  A key soft skill for marketing, PR, education and communications professionals.

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6. CREATIVITY

A highly valuable workplace soft skill, creativity is extremely useful for developing new ideas, finding solutions to complex problems and helping to increase efficiencies across a range of areas. While most people tend to think of creativity as something you are born with (either you have it or you don’t), you may find it surprising to know that 

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6. CREATIVITY

creativity, like many other skills, can be taught and developed over time.

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