According to LinkedIn data, there are over 50,000 professional skills in the world! This number can be overwhelming to anyone looking to spruce up their resume – it’s difficult to know where to begin learning.
Luckily, LinkedIn has used their substantial user base to determine exactly which skills are most in demand this year. By identifying the experience listed on LinkedIn profiles of people who are getting hired at the highest rates, they were able to determine the exact proficiencies that are most desired in 2019. The results are a combination of hard and soft skills, including persuasion, time management, and sales leadership.
Now that there’s some direction for which skills to focus on, it’s time to figure out exactly how to go about obtaining them. This is where Dale Carnegie Training comes in. For over a century, Dale Carnegie has helped people to master a myriad of skills, and with our various learning resources, we can help you too. Below you’ll find seven of the most sought-after skills of the year, and ways that we can help you gain them.
Persuasion: You might be trying to close a sale, land an investment, or get your team on-board with a new initiative. In all of these cases, being able to persuade people is paramount.
In Dale Carnegie’s live online course “Present to Persuade,” you’ll learn eight tips for engaging emotions to quickly build rapport, while compelling listeners to action by clarifying the benefits.
Collaboration: Different departments, different offices, different companies, different goals. Yet more and more frequently, these different people will need to cooperate in order to get things done. If you’re skilled in fostering amenable collaboration, you’ll be invaluable to employers who just need everyone to get along.
The Dale Carnegie Course gives graduates the tools to tackle complex challenges and build team harmony, while inciting trust and motivating people to act – everything required for successful collaboration!
Adaptability: In our constantly-changing world, employers are in search of people who aren’t afraid of change. Workers who can break out of routine and adopt new policies, procedures, and technology are a necessity in the modern workforce. By demonstrating your ability to adapt, you’ll invite offers from the top employers.
Secure the skills to embrace innovation by taking our live online “Adjust to Change” course – a two-hour workshop that will show you how to modify your work patterns to successfully meet the challenges of change.
Time Management: Even if you’re not on the hunt for a new job, the ability to effectively manage your time will serve you well in all aspects of your life. By setting goals and properly investing your time, you can improve the quality of your work and reduce your daily stress.
Download our free “Time Management” ebook and receive proven tips to optimize your time in ways that will yield the best results.
People Management: The ability to effectively coach and empower others is rare – but one that Dale Carnegie specializes in teaching. We understand that modern leaders aren’t pulling their team along, but gently coaxing them in the right direction while creating a comfortable work environment.
Our multi-award winning “Leadership Training for Managers” course will help you to become an inspiring leader that recognizes the potential in others and uses effective coaching techniques to help them achieve goals.
Sales Leadership: This is a skill that never goes out of style! A super versatile ability, sales are an integral part of practically every field, and talented sales people are always in-demand.
Our extensive, award-winning line of online and in-person sales courses are sure to boost your closing abilities and desirability to hiring managers.
Customer Service: If you’re able to stay professional and courteous with even the most trying of customers, you’ve got exactly what employers need. As more and more people take to social media to vent frustrations with customer service, businesses large and small are putting more attention on getting things right the first time.