Well that’s just awkward…
That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh these days. But it’s not so funny when that awkwardness occurs in the workplace.
Yet for many employees and job seekers, the inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most glaring examples of a growing lack of “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping – a good job. In fact, a recent study by Hay Group found that 83 percent of companies in the U.S., China and India faced increasing competition to attract and retain candidates who possess strong soft skills.
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