When Udemy for Business analyzed the fastest-growing soft skills people are learning at work in 2020, they saw an uptick in learning about topics like growth mindset, creativity, and innovation. It’s increasingly important for employees to adopt a growth mindset of continuous learning and be open to change in the workplace. While skills training is key, building an organizational culture and leadership to nurture innovation and creativity is critical.
Employees are leaning into their innately human skills and what robots can’t do. Critical thinking, communication, storytelling, and emotional intelligence top the list of fastest- growing soft skills in 2020 in the workplace.
Top 10 fastest-growing soft skills in 2020
1) Growth Mindset
3) Focus Mastery
5) Communication Skills
7) Culture Awareness
8) Critical Thinking
10) Emotional Intelligence
Source: 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report: The Skills of the Future