“We now have very hard evidence that you have to have soft
skills in order to succeed.” Dr. James Heckman, PhD Economist and Nobel Laureate, Distinguished Professor of Economics University of Chicago “92% of nearly 900 surveyed executives said soft skills were
equally important or more important than technical skills,
yet 89% said they have a very or somewhat difficult time
finding employees with those soft skills.” Dr. James Heckman, PhD Economist and Nobel Laureate, Distinguished Professor of Economics University of Chicago
“global labour markets are likely to undergo major
transformations … increasingly support(ing) high-value
tasks such as reasoning and decision-making” “The Future of Jobs Report 2018” by the World Economic Forum.
“The world economy no longer pays you for what you know;
Google knows everything. The world economy pays you for
what you can do with what you know.”
“The Future of Jobs Report 2018” by the World Economic Forum.
#1 & #2 Attributes Employers Seek on a Candidate’s Resume
- Problem-solving skills 82.9%
- Ability to work in a team 82.9%
Job Outlook 2018, National Association of Colleges and Employers
“Successfully navigating an increasing complex world will
The primary conclusion of IBM’s 19th Global C-suite Study from interviews with 1,541 Chief Executive Officers from 60 countries and
33 industries worldwide. “IBM Global C-suite Study, 19th Edition”
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