Careers Spotlight

December 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Dec2001, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p79
Trade Publication
This article focuses on soft skills components of career management and development. Interpersonal skills is a key area that encompasses a variety of other skills such as communication, active listening, mentoring and coaching. Leadership and teambuilding skills are important for success, along with project management. Other skills discussed in this article were presentations and public speaking, business writing, negotiation skills, effective time management, stress management, managing meetings and speed-reading. Honing one's soft skills can help a person perform better in the job and gain recognition for his or her efforts. Many of the soft skills listed are highlighted in job advertisements.


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