Whenever there is change, there is opportunity. With report after report showing the world of work changing faster than ever today, it is fair to assume there is more opportunity than ever.
To capitalize on the opportunities available, using a combination of LinkedIn data and survey results, Lynda.com determined the soft skills companies need most. Next, they provided courses that teach those skills, which are available on Lynda.com.
57 percent of leaders say soft skills are more important than hard skills. Learning these skills will help you stay ahead of change and make the most of all that opportunity in 2018.
The soft skills companies need most – and how to learn them on Lynda.com
1. LeadershipRecommended Courses: Body Language for Leaders, Strategic Thinking, Leading Without Formal Authority2. CommunicationRecommended Courses: Communicating with Confidence, Influencing Others, Giving and Receiving Feedback3. CollaborationRecommended Courses: Effective Listening, Building Business Relationships, Finding Your Introvert/Extrovert Balance in the Workplace4. Time ManagementRecommended Courses: Managing Your Time, Creating Great Workplace Habits, Getting Things Done
If you are a student or alum of WGU you have free access to all of the courses mentioned above. To access Lynda.com visit the Professional Development page of the WGU Career & Professional Development website.
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