“60% employers feel soft skills are very significant while hiring employees but of this, the majority (70%) find it extremely difficult to find these skills in potential employees, finds the TimesJobs survey, 2016.”
“Corporate India has two major concerns – firstly, to hire good employees and secondly, to train them. Soft skills learned by students during their university education help them to be a part of the team at professional level and understand issues better,” ASSOCHAM secretary general said in 2009 survey.
Corporate life demands various business and life skills, which are not taught in Academic institutions today! Workplaces expect one to be up the curve from the very first day itself. Your performance is not just evaluated on the basis of your deliverables but moreover on how well you exhibit teamwork, creativity, confidence, and good communication skills.