Through our research, Matter has identified the top professional and soft skills that are linked to performance and career success. Contrary to popular belief, these skills can also be taught and learned through a growth mindset just like any hard skills. Matter helps professionals tease out blindspots and areas for growth through regular peer-to-peer feedback. Feedback that’s actionable for your personal and career aspirations.
More often than not, professionals only realize they are lacking professional and soft skills when it’s too late. On top of that, soft skills are rarely taught in traditional classrooms or learning and development programs. Unlike hard skills, a deficit in professionals and soft skills is often difficult to spot. At Matter, we believe entire teams can transform into incredible organizations by embracing a culture of candid and frequent feedback giving.
Success in the workplace boils down to more than just hard skills. Rather, the way you communicate and collaborate with others plays a critical role in your long term success. Your ability to solve problems, lead, support, and communicate are all great examples of how soft skills can lead to upward career mobility. Learn how to develop, improve, and master these skills:
Convincing others to listen and do things that positively impact the team or company is a corollary of having good communication skills.
Delivers effective, understandable, and engaging presentations to a variety of audiences.
Conveys one’s brand, company, or personal views in an effective way via social channels.