How to Improve Your Employees’ Soft Skills

Organizations recognize the role of soft skills in determining employee progression and productivity. Yet, the majority of companies do a poor job at developing soft skills within their ranks. According to Daniel White, an Organizational Development Consultant at Allen, Gibbs & Houlik (AGH), “The majority of attention in the management world has been focused more on hiring employees with those skills than developing them in current employees.” Continue reading “How to Improve Your Employees’ Soft Skills”

Soft Skills: The Future of Business Education

Even though hard skills, or technical skills, can influence hiring decisions, studies suggest organizations place greater value on a candidate’s soft skills. Organizations actively search for soft skills because their development process is more complex and time-consuming. They prefer to spend resources teaching hard skills, which are easier to learn and master, to a candidate that already possesses soft skills. Continue reading “Soft Skills: The Future of Business Education”