Has it ever occurred to you to question which skills would suit you best?
There are many soft and technical skills that companies consider fundamental to choose the perfect candidate. While looking for a job, it is very important to keep in mind when you are writing your resume is to recognise your set skills and competencies.
If you search what type of skills are required by various companies online, you will find a lot of words that you might feel are suitable for you but in actual fact, they are not.
Let’s have a look at the proper meaning of the most important soft skills that are usually required:
Result oriented: set goals and constantly improve yourself
Adaptability: be flexible and know how to handle different situations
Self-restraint: control feelings especially when the situation is negative
Optimism: know how to see in a failure an opportunity to grown
Conscientiousness: be responsible on the job and committed to delivery
Empathy: understand other people’s feelings, especially when you have not shared their experience
Organisational awareness: know how to see strengths within the organisation
Service-orientated: be available to assist others and help them when they need you
Conflict management: understand the different points of view during a discussion and to find common ground to resolve conflict
Help develop others: help and mentor colleagues to develop their skills
Influential: having an impact on someone, be persuasive and provide support
Inspiring leadership: know how to guide others and bring out the positive skills of others
Team ethics: be collaborative, respectful and encourage others to work hard
Change management: know when it is the right moment to change even if there are some obstacles
Systematic management: an approach to management that focuses on the management process rather than on the final outcome.