The Benefits of having well rounded skills
Having extra skills like retail knowledge, customer service, team leading and employability, give you the potential to get ahead in the workplace. Having the skills to talk with others, knowing what is happening in the business world and having the skills will get you noticed by employers will put you above others, leading to great things in the future.
Here are some examples of how they could benefit you:
. Career progression and promotion
94% of professionals through that an employee with stronger skills had a better chance of being promoted to a leadership position than an employee with more years of experience but weaker skill set. It has become vital to develop these skills to progress in your career and will set you apart from others at an interview and on the jobs
. Customers and clients
Customers now have the option to buy from many different places because of the internet and smartphones. The convenience and low prices are easy to find, so customer service is often what influences where people will buy from. The ability to communicate and get on with others is key and is a vital factor in any organisation.
. Future workplaces
AI and automation will mean jobs will rely on key skills. Technology may cause tasks that require very specific knowledge to decline, making the key skills a differentiator in the workplace. As jobs become automated, traditional skills like teamwork, communication and critical thinking will be more important than ever.
At Free2learn, when you sign up for a course you also get to take retail knowledge, customer service, team leading and employability. Giving you the opportunity to get ahead of other candidates and get noticed by employers. Go to: free2learn.org.uk/courses to find out more.