A new study by LinkedIn Learning found that the most needed soft skill by companies in 2019 is Creativity. The top five skills listed were:
5. Time management
The top five hard skills needed by companies were:
1. Cloud Computing
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Analytical Reasoning
4. People Management
5. User Experience Design
It is also worth noting that “57% of senior leaders today say soft skills are more important than hard skills.”
Please see Gareth Loudon’s latest article published in “The Conversation”, on how purpose and being creative link to happiness.
Check out the six strategies you might want to follow to enhance your creativity, that Gareth Loudon shared as part of his university work with the AHRC funded project called Clwstwr Creadigol, The project aims to put innovation at the core of media production in South Wales. The academic team is a collaboration between Cardiff University, the University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Gareth Loudon’s recent thoughts, published in “The Conversation”, on how creativity can bridge the divide between science and humanities education for schools, colleges and universities.
A nice article by Tuukka Toivonen and Carsten Sørensen on how coworking spaces need to evolve to support the creative journeys of individuals and teams more effectively.