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Soft skills are not as soft as you think

Nov 23, 2018 - The Business Times Singapore

WE hear a lot about the looming technology skills gap in the Asia-Pacific, but a trend you may not have heard about is the rise of tech jobs requiring soft skills.

LinkedIn recently released an Emerging Jobs report in several markets in the Asia-Pacific, all listing data scientists as one of the top five emerging jobs. While most of these jobs are tech-focused, a finding from the report points to the requirement for an unexpected mix of technical skills and soft skills like management and...