The skills that are the most in-demand today fall into two main categories: digital skills like coding, data analysis and digital marketing; and “soft” skills like critical thinking and cultural awareness.
Ashish Raivadera, Head of Private Practice for South East Asia at Major, Lindsey & Africa, says these skills are especially important given the fast-changing landscape, with automation and artificial intelligence taking over more and more jobs. “Professionals will need to continually learn new skills and understand how to apply a variety of commercial scenarios in one working lifetime,” he says.
Here’s how you can hone these skills and beef up your resume.
Ugh, office politics. 🙄 Don’t get thrown off. Here’s how to handle a forgetful co-worker with tact, how to deal with a boss who likes to jump to conclusions, and why you really shouldn’t be offering to do a coffee run for the team (even though you don’t mind).
Text: Gayatri Bhaumik, Aminah Ahmad