Applying for jobs? Develop your communication skills first.
According to Bayt.com Middle East Job Index Survey 2014, about 62% of employers in the region prefer candidates with good communication skills in Arabic and English.
In a post for the Middle East job portal, writer Bayan Okdeh reveals the top 10 most sought after skills by employers in the region, based on her experience while working with Bayt.com employers. And communication skills topped the list.
Here are the top 10 skills:
- Communication skills
- Analytical and research skills
- Willingness to learn
- Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to manage multiple priorities
- Interpersonal skills
- Leadership skills and a positive attitude
- Planning and organising
- Multicultural awareness
- Problem solving, creativity and reasoning
- Working well in a team
Read the full post here.