#welcome2021: Top skills employers will prefer in 2021

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By Shreya Chakravorty

In 2021, some skills will gain preference vis-a-vis others. Here are six top job skills that recruiters and hiring managers will be looking for in candidates in 2021. So, make sure to be ready with them while applying for jobs.

1. Continuous learning

In the COVID-19 times, most employers and employees realised that continuous learning helps to face any business scenario. Hence improving your skillset and learning new skills in your doamin will help ypu become an ace among other candidates.

2. Time management

With remote working in place, time management is more important than ever. That means your employers have to trust that you can manage your time and get your work done on time.

3. Decision making

Decision making is very important because having the ability to assess the situation and come up with a solution, marks you as a person who gets things done.

4. Creativity

Being creative or coming up with new ideas in your work always helps you to make a good impression. It is an essential skill in all jobs, including tech ones.

5. Adaptability

You need to be adaptable to new technologies, new collaborations, and new people or challenges to succeed in 2021.

6. Project management

Make yourself proficient with at least one or two project management systems as it also sets you up to help others and possibly move into a management role.

Shreya is a trainee features writer with TimesJobs.

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