Tags: Soft skills

Soft skills overtakes leadership as top L&D priority, claims survey

Soft skills development has overtaken leadership training to become the top priority for organisational learning in the coming year, according to a new study by Video Arts, the learning content specialist. In a survey of 292 learning and development professionals, 63% claimed that their number one priority for the next 12 months was to develop…

Video Arts e-learning resources help Friends Life to enhance soft skills

Video Arts, the learning content specialist, is providing 14 e-learning courses to Friends Life, a leading provider of pensions, investments and insurance. The 14 courses cover leadership, management, customer service, communication, managing change and project management. They will be used as part of a new online learning library which Friends Life has created to improve…

Improved soft skills will strengthen IT specialists

IT professionals reveal a need to hone their softer skills as research from CWJobs.co.uk finds that 76% feel a lack of soft skills, such as people management and business acumen, is preventing them and their peers from taking board level roles. Specialist IT recruitment website CWJobs conducted research among over 1,000 jobseekers exploring requisite skills…