The Number One Job Skill in 2020 | LinkedIn
Jennie Luke stashed this in Interesting
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What's the crucial career strength that employers everywhere are seeking -- even though hardly anyone is talking about it? ...... Sports coaches and fitness trainers. Massage therapists, registered nurses and physical therapists. School psychologists, music tutors, preschool teachers and speech-language pathologists. Personal financial planners, chauffeurs and private detectives. These are among the fields expected to employ at least 20% more people in the U.S. by 2020.
Did you notice the common thread? Every one of these jobs is all about empathy.....There's no substitute for the magic of a face-to-face interaction with someone else who cares.
That's a really good point, and it makes me wonder: Can empathy be taught?