logging in or signing up Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills katiefnichols Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2915 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 24, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description This presentation discusses the difference between the two skills. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: Soft Skills vs. Hard SkillsSoft Skills: Soft skills are defined by dictionary.com as: “ desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge: they include common sense, the ability to deal with people, and a positive flexible attitude” Soft SkillsExamples include:: Social capital Friendliness Optimism Listening Ethical Behavior Honesty Responsibility Collaboration Creativity Examples include:Hard Skills: Hard skills are technical skills learned for a specific job. These skills may often be easily evaluated. These skills may be specifically taught in training. Hard SkillsWhat is the difference?: What is the difference? Soft Skills Hard Skills Soft Skills are something you may have learned indirectly from your family Example: the way a nurse interacts with his patients and soothes them Can you teach someone to be nice???? Hard Skills may be taught as long as one has the ability to learn them Example: learning how to draw blood from a patient’s arm If you have a desire to learn the skill, you will probably be able to learn it.We can teach you math…….: But we cannot teach you to have a good attitude, be pleasant, listen, collaborate, care for others, have pride in yourself and your work, have a good work ethic, get along with other people, have manners, make good choices, be honest, get along with others, be likeable, be mature, use common sense, be creative, be adaptable, be flexible, negotiate, resolve conflicts, ……………. We can teach you math…….Or can we?: School is about teaching you hard and soft skills. Yes, some people naturally have more soft skills, but much of your course work indirectly teaches you these skills as well. Think about this: What soft skills do you learn by wearing a uniform to school? What soft skills do you learn by having to be at school on time? Many parts of your day are geared towards indirectly teaching you the soft skills you need to be successful in life. Or can we?Why do we want to teach you soft skills?: Through this lesson you will read information discussing how important these soft skills are for your future. Hard skills may get you a job someday, but the soft skills will give you opportunities for advancement and help you keep your job. Why do we want to teach you soft skills?Soft Skills are ……: Soft Skills are …… Employability Skills!!!! You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.