International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2021)

Importance of soft skills in career success


Shweta Bajaj, Abhishek Verma

Soft skills have always been crucial and important in today’s byzantine world, where people are apathetic to each other, frustration is all around, insecurities are propelling, here soft skills can emerge as a panacea to combat these problems. Soft skills entails interpersonal skills that propel how well an individual can get along with others. It envelops varied spectrum of skills as different as emotional intelligence, teamwork, communication skills, problem solving skills and empathy. In the knowledge era, it is quintessential for employees to enhance and upgrade their soft skills to have a right career progression, entangled with opportunities and growth. Soft skills plays a pivotal role in one’s life and career as well. To gain competitive advantage, it is imperative for employees to constantly hone their soft skills which comprises ability to communicate effectively, managing emotions, handling stress, etc. having right set of soft skills among employees not only enhances the chances of individualistic growth but also create symphony and candor among employees at work place which increases performance and productivity at large. Competition has been inadvertently promulgating across workplaces worldwide. It alarms us to be agile and hone our skills to sustain and succeed in this volatile world. In order to create a culture of harmony among employees and bringing more productivity to the workplace the significance of soft skills cannot be neglected.
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