December 9, 2016

Getting interpersonal equates to higher employability and earnings

Barbra Streisand once famously sang, “People who need people are the luckiest people in the world.” They may also be among the most employable. According to a new Pew Research Center study on jobs released in October, employment of positions requiring stronger social skills – particularly interpersonal, communications or management proficiencies – rose 83% between 1980 and 2015 (from 49 million to 90 million, respectively).

If you're over 50 and hunting for a new job, social skills are more important than ever. Learn why in my latest article for AARP The Magazine by clicking here.