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Soft And Hard Skills You Need To Learn in 2019

Money is important. There are no two opinions on it and to get this money you need to survive the tough competition of acquiring the jobs that can actually pay off your living expenses.

However, the thing is today your competition is not only with humans. Yes, you heard me right.

We are going to lose almost 5 Million jobs to robotization and automation by the year 2020. (Source: World Economic Forum) Moreover, in the next two decades, computers are going to be on par with human intelligence. (Source: Nick Bostrom)

Soft And Hard Skills You Need To Learn in 2019

Top 5 soft skills companies need most in 2019

  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasion
  3. Collaboration
  4. Adaptability
  5. Time management

After creativity, LinkedIn said the top soft skills were persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and time management. The Forum looked at how the desirability of those attributes is likely to evolve over time, with active learning, creativity and social influence climbing up the list.

Top 5 Hard skills companies need most in 2019

  1. Cloud computing
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Analytical Reasoning
  4. People Management
  5. UX Design

On the hard-skill side, cloud computing was top, with engineers in demand as more and more services and data migrate to the cloud. Artificial intelligence came next, followed by analytical reasoning, since companies need to make decisions based on the myriad of data that’s now accessible to them. People management came fourth, followed by user experience design – the process of making all these new technologies accessible and easy for humans to interact with.

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