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Skills for 21st century

May 16, 2011

>Everyone would like to excel in their chosen line of specialization.

Often, it is your skills that make a difference. The right skills help you excel in business and work environment.

It is elementary, and everyone knows. Yet what makes it complex is that key skills that help you stand out changes. What worked earlier no longer does, or rather does not reward as it used to. Well, world is changing even as we are seeing it.

What are they for now?

Thomas J. Bittman, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Inc, has identified seven skills as below in his blog Skills for 21st century

Technology Skills
1. Information Literacy
2. Media Literacy
3. Information Technology Literacy

People Skills
1. Global Literacy
2. Flexibility & Adaptability
3. High-Level Knowledge Skills
4. Communication & Collaboration

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