Wednesday, December 12, 2012

What skills are in demand?

The working environment whether in companies or humanitarian industries is changing very fast. Forbes has published an article which talks about the basic skills that are in demand which can fetch you job in 2013 with the title the 10 skills that will get you a job in 2013. How you think systems through and work within the context of the team. Having the mind set of applying the learning, having the mindset and logic to process the learning are some of the critical skills in demand.  Let me summarise the skill sets here
  1. Critical thinking
  2. Complex problem solving
  3. Decision making
  4. Active listening
  5. Computers and electronics
  6. Mathematics
  7. Operations and system analysis
  8. Monitoring
  9. Writing computer programming
  10. Sales and marketing
The first four applies to all industries. whether one needs new job or continues to work in the same job but the challenge for us is are we prepared for the new demand of skills?
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