The 10+ Most Important Job Skills Every Company Will Be Looking For In 2020


As the world evolves to embrace the 4th industrial revolution, our workplaces are changing. Just as other industrial revolutions transformed the skillset and experience required from the workforce, we can expect the same from this revolution. Only five years from now, 35 percent of the skills seen as essential today will change according to the World Economic Forum. While we’re not able to predict the future, yet, here are the ten most important job skills (plus a bonus one) every company will be looking for in 2020.

Here are the soft skills workers are practicing the most, according to Udemy:


1- Growth mindset: An ability to learn continuously and willingness to adapt to change
2- Creativity: Developing new ideas, applying new solutions to address existing problems
3- Focus mastery: Harnessing concentration to make better short- and long-term decisions
4- Innovation: Improving upon an existing idea, concept, process or method to achieve a desired outcome
5- Communication skills: Interpreting information though speaking, listening and observing
6- Storytelling: Organizing thoughts and data points into a comprehensive, holistic narrative
7- Culture awareness: Ability to effectively interact, work and develop meaningful relationships with those of various cultural backgrounds within the organization
8- Critical thinking: Objective analysis and evaluation in order to form a judgment on a topic
9- Leadership: Providing guidance within an organization
10- Emotional intelligence: Practicing control, expression and observation of interpersonal relationships among people in a workplace

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