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Working in a corporate is every man’s dream. But if you think that your highest degrees and professional skills will make you go up the ladder in a corporate, think again? Corporates look all hunky dori from the outside, but coping up with the kind of pressure it offers becomes an ongoing process. There is cutthroat competition and there is a constant race to reach the top in no time. Where we see employees working and laughing together, they can also turn against each other to climb up the ladder of success. With such level of growing competition, one has to stand out from the crowd. Certain skills are there which could not be obtained earlier from training and any kind of certification programs. It had to be observed naturally. These skills add value to your resume or to your personality as a whole. Many companies these days have pre -screening tests which include personality assessment that gauges the employee’s calibre to cope in a corporate given different and difficult scenarios.

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Interpersonal skills:

The most importunate skill in any corporate is interpersonal skill. Unlike your technical skills, interpersonal skills helps bring forth your performance based on other criteria like communication, problem solving, leadership etc. which gives your resume an edge over other employees or candidates. These skills are helpful not only in a professional environment but personally too.

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Leadership and management skills:

Planning, communicating and motivating the employees are the qualities of good manager. You can prove to be an asset to the company with these qualities and skills.

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Soft skills:

The most important skill of working in any company big or small, is the soft skills or communication skills

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Problem solving:

The ability of an employee is gauged during critical times. How good they are to cope up during these times, is a sign of a great employee.

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Negotiation skills:

When working in an organization, lots of negotiations are required. Company policies, dispute or grievance management comes under this radar. This is required in every walk of life.

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Employability skills:

While applying for certain jobs, you have to have skills and abilities which the employers are looking for. This is called employability skill.

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Presentation skills:

Every employee at some point has to have such skill where you can present your ideas to the clients or stakeholders effectively.

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Marketing skills:

The ability to sell your ideas to the clients and bring in new business helps in the profitability of the company.

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Project management skills:

Many companies these days don’t hire project managers, so they expect the employees to manage the projects. Setting the goal, completing the project in a given time frame, working as a team etc. are some of the project management skills.

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The list continues, but All in all, working in a corporate world would be a cakewalk, if you make use of the above-mentioned skills at the right place in the right time.

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