Research from the Graduate Management Admissions Council finds that communication is one of the most important skills businesses are looking for in their leaders, potential leaders, and high performers. In fact, four of the five skills employers rank as most important in new recruits are related to communication: oral communication, listening skills, written communication, and presentation skills. And yet, these remain among the most difficult skills for employers to find in current teammates and potential hires.
In our new infographic, we break down what "communication skills" really mean in a professional context and what leaders and aspiring leaders need to focus on in order to close the gap.
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