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Top 5 Skills That Are Essential In The Workforce Now And Beyond

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What are the top five job skills every company will be looking for in 2020 and beyond? 

Emotional intelligence

This is something that organizations have been looking for in job applicants and it is becoming more and more important. Our ability to understand our own emotions, express them, understand someone else's emotions is something everyone should be focusing on.

Creativity

Creativity so important. We all have this amazing ability to be creative, to imagine new things, to dream up new ideas, to invent new things and this is something every company will be looking for. They want employees who are creative.

Flexibility

Flexibility and adaptability are becoming ever so popular skills that recruiters are looking. Seeing that their are fewer and fewer jobs on the market, being flexible and adaptable in your work space in vital. If you are able to do more than one task/job role then you are setting yourself up for success. We need to constantly adapt and we need to learn new things. What we've learned today will probably be out of date in the next few years.

Data Literacy

Data literacy has become the fuel of the forth industrial revolution. Companies are bombarded with data and all of this data is worthless for companies unless they have the skills among their own employees to use this data effectively and use it to extract insights and make better decisions.

Tech Savviness

This new industrial revolution is bringing together lots of different major technology trends that on their own would transform businesses but together are completely reshaping our world. We are now seeing artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain and all of these different technologies interacting with each other to change our world. What everyone needs to do is to understand what these changes are, how fast these different technologies are developing and what this means for your business. 
 

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