The Science of Success
What computers and AI can’t automate are soft skills
Human skills like creativity, team work and collaboration, empathy, grit, problem solving, and initiative.
Research shows that 75% of long-term success is predicted by three simple variables:
Why Soft Skills Are King
- Soft skills are foundational. They are the most in-demand skills for employers in 2020.
(Future of Jobs Report, the World Economic Forum)
- Roughly 33% of Millennials say employers are falling short in developing soft skills.
- 256% return on investment for every $1 spent on employee soft skills training.
- Managers who incorporate soft skills into their leadership approach increase their team’s performance by as much as 30 percent. (The Hay Group / Korn Ferry)
The Risk of Inaction
56% of hiring managers said soft skills deficiencies in the pool of candidates are “limiting their company’s productivity.
Cost of recruiting new talent is double the cost of training current talent.
(From SHRM, PWC Saratoga Institute, and employer reskilling initiatives at Amazon, Orange, AT&T, and Accenture)