‘Soft Skills Training – Necessity or Hype’ by T. Rama & Dr. Roopa Suzana

Abstract

This paper aims to highlight the importance of soft skills to survive in society and, more so, in someone’s work life. Industries realize this and so organize soft skills training for their employees for the first six months or one year as the case may be. This need for soft skills training is felt not just in India but also in the US, UK and Australia. This paper emphasizes that soft skills training is essential and all employees have no choice but to go through it at sometimes or the other. In fact, research suggests that experienced employees too require this kind of training.

Key Words: soft skills, employability Skills, Emotional Quotient, Training

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