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20 Soft Skills Employers are looking for in 2022

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Employers recognise the importance of soft skills in the workplace, so it's important for people to put soft skills at the forefront of job applications. Soft skills are the more intangible and non-technical abilities that are looked for from candidates, for example:

• Communication

• Teamwork

• Problem-solving

• Leadership

• Responsibility

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

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In a recent article for Morrisby, Helen Janota explored the future of work looking at what jobs and careers will be in demand over the next decade and beyond. Advances in technology such as automation, digitisation and artificial intelligence (AI) are creating new and emerging jobs and careers. The numbers of people working in areas such as virtual reality, drone technology, machine learning and autonomous vehicles may not be that large at present, but we can expect to see technologies like these alter the jobs landscape over the next 10-20 years. The world of work is changing and there are a number of influences which are shaping change.

Tourism and Culture

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The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. Between 2014 and 2024, the tourism industry needs to recruit 1.3 million people. 319 million jobs are supported by the Travel and Tourism sector. This is 10% of global employment. By 2029, Travel & Tourism will account for 154 million jobs globally, an increase of 2.1% over the next ten years.

Hospitality

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As a career, hospitality management is in high demand worldwide and gaining a degree or experience in this field opens up doors to many exciting hospitality career opportunities with promising salaries. From managing a restaurant or hotel to organising events and catering, there are a range of hospitality careers on offer. By 2024, the hospitality industry will need to recruit 1.3 million staff. There is a high demand for graduates to go into leadership and permanent roles. Chefs are in high demand and the sector is struggling to fill these skill shortage vacancies.

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