According to an article published by North Georgia And East Tennessee, (WDEF) recent studies have shown that 81% of employers will now pick employees with soft skills over those with technical ones!
Hard skills are prerequisites that people need to possess to work in their current roles.
However, SOFT SKILLS play a major role in - their ability to successfully execute their responsibilities, work with colleagues, mobilize teams, and to build long term relationships with clients.
Soft Skills are all the skills other than technical skills that are required for a successful career. Research states that technical skills account for only 15% and Soft Skills 85% of a person’s productivity especially in today's environment. The study of the lives and careers of successful businessmen, managers, professionals, salespeople etc points that there are certain key soft skills that are required for each profession.