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The skills companies need most in 2020

In 2019, LinkedIn Learning analyzed data surrounding skills that are in high demand throughout the job market compared to their overall supply. These skills can be defined as either soft or hard skills. Soft skills are interpersonal skills, and hard skills are typically learned in classrooms through trainings and on the job.

By determining individuals hired at the highest rates, LinkedIn compiled skillsets to determine the most in-demand soft and hard skills of 2020.

Top 5 in-demand soft skills

  • Creativity
  • Persuasion
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Emotional Intelligence

Top 10 in-demand hard skills

  • Blockchain
  • Cloud Computing
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Artifical Intelligence
  • UX Design
  • Business Analysis
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Sales
  • Scientific Computing
  • Video Production

Consider the full article your guide to the skills most worth learning this year and free courses to help you learn them on LinkedIn Learning.

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