Hard and Soft Skills - Explained
What are hard skills and soft skills?
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Table of ContentsWhat are Hard and Soft Skills?
What are Hard and Soft Skills?
Hard skills are a set of skills or expertise that employees need to carry out a job successfully.
Hard skills are often specific to a particular job, and employers list them in the job descriptions when advertising jobs online.
Examples of hard skills include: language proficiency, machine operation, typing skills, programming skills, accounting skills, writing, etc.
Hard skills can be compared to soft skills, which are less about technical proficiency and more about general aptitude, such as communication skills and emotional intelligence.
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