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Soft Skills for Professionals

Learn about interpersonal skills and the ten soft skills you will need with this free online training course.

Personal Development
Free Course
This free online training course, Soft Skills for Professionals, will begin by teaching students about 10 soft skills they will need in their working lives. Students will go on to learn the skills necessary for finding and landing the job they want with Job Search Skills. Finally, students will learn about interpersonal skills in the workplace to help them build effective relationships. So why wait? Start this course today!





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This course, Soft Skills training for Professionals, will provide you with an understanding of the soft skills, job search skills, and interpersonal skills you'll need to succeed in the workplace. You will learn what soft skills are, skills for communication, and how to work as a team. You will be able to explain the process for solving problems, time management. You will also learn about being adaptable, flexible, and having a good attitude and work ethic.

This training course then explains skills needed for searching for a job. You will learn about building and polishing your resume, how to write a cover letter, and how to create a portfolio. You will also learn about networking skills, understanding the process of the interview, and the skills you need for a successful interview.

This course then wraps up with interpersonal skills to help hone your negotiation and influencing skills. You will learn about verbal and non-verbal communication skills as well as how to make small talk and move beyond to bigger conversation topics. By taking this course you will learn how to move conversations along, remember the names of people you speak with, as well as skills for influencing people. So why wait? Start learning today.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate your attitude and work ethic
  • Describe the benefits of networking
  • Outline the process for writing a great cover letter
  • Explain how to understand the interview process
  • Summarize strategies for moving the conversation along


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Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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