Even before the current crisis, businesses had been underscoring the increasing importance of soft skills such as leadership, team-building, and communication. In fact, 91% of talent professionals already agreed that soft skills are very important to the future of recruiting.
In other words, the new normal was already taking shape as many companies were already focusing on soft skills. Today’s pandemic merely brought the future into the present more quickly. Employers struggling to redefine existing job responsibilities to preserve those jobs and remain competitive can employee the use of soft skills leadership development for these hard times….and beyond!