Are you applying for a job?

Unfortunately, having the technical knowledge isn’t enough to land you the job of your dreams. So, just getting a degree won’t make the cut.

Job markets are competitive, so it is important to play your cards right. Therefore, it is imperative to put yourself in the employer’s shoes. This enables you to better understand what the employers expect from you. Besides, this perspective will help you evaluate your strengths and shortcomings. So, you can brush up your skills accordingly. 

Along with the smarts, you need to ensure that you have the right combination of soft skills and hard skills.

As per LinkedIn, there are around 50,000 professional skills in the world. Acquiring these all these skills is an impossible task. Ergo, you need to understand which skill best suits your profile and helps you stand out. This way, you can prep yourself for better job opportunities.
Here’s a list of all the skills the employers are looking for in 2019:


Soft skills:

  • Creativity
  • Persuasion
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Time Management

Hard Skills:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • People Management
  • UX Design
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Video Production
  • Sales Leadership
  • Translation
  • Audio Production
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Scientific Computing
  • Game Development
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Animation
  • Business Analysis
  • Journalism
  • Digital Marketing
  • Industrial Design
  • Competitive Strategies
  • Customer Service Systems
  • Software Testing
  • Data Science
  • Computer Graphics
  • Corporate Communications