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Importance of Soft Skills Trainings

 On an average, out of 100 per cent eligibility/performance criteria of a company for a job or promotion, only up to 25 per cent comprises the technical skills and the experience whereas the remaining 75 per cent comprises of the soft skills like leadership skills, decision-making skills, team work, strategic thinking etc. In Canada, only 33 per cent of employees are possessing the required soft skills for the job according to the senior executives whereas the remaining 67 per cent are lacking those skills and this is not so different in remaining part of the world. This is mainly due to the lack of the soft skills trainings which is very important for an employee or a student to compete with the growing competition.

The soft skills trainings help to improve the personal attributes of the people who enhance the person’s job performance, individual interactions and the career prospects.

For example there are many speeches given by different public speakers which are extremely good but the speeches that gain our attention are very few. The main reason for this is their soft skills and the kind of training they have on the soft skills.

Soft skills trainings help accompany hard skills which help the organization to use the technical expertise to the full advantage. The dynamics in the work company are very important and cannot be ignored which include the acts like presentation ideas, listening, honest work environment, resolving conflict etc. These might be existing in most of the employees but can be developed to the maximum only through the soft skills trainings. These skills not only help in developing themselves but in the overall development of the organization.

Some of the most important skills obtained through soft skills trainings are communication skills, work ethics, decision making, problem solving and teamwork etc.

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