When you have a lot of technical skills but an absence of soft skills, you have a soft skills gap. Soft skills complement your hard skills and help you use your technical expertise to its full advantage.
The modern workplace has an interpersonal dynamic that can’t be ignored. The acts of listening, presenting ideas, resolving conflict, and fostering an open and honest work environment all come down to knowing how to build and maintain relationships with people. It’s those relationships that allow people to participate fully in team projects, show appreciation for others, and enlist support for their projects.
It’s important for you to recognize the vital role soft skills play in your career and not only work on developing them within yourself but encourage their development throughout your organization. Dardis can help with developing soft skills with our Leadership, Presentation and Image seminar. Take the first step in developing yours and check out our seminar.