Soft skills for business success


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Deloitte Access Economics (Firm)


This report by Deloitte Access Economics for DeakinCo aims to assess the importance of obtaining and measuring soft skills to better understand areas that need to be improved in the Australian workforce and businesses. This was achieved by consulting with key industry experts and analysing new detailed data from job matching tools, LinkedIn and Workible, to assess both international and domestic demand for these skills and how well positioned Australians are to provide them. The forecast is that soft-skill intensive occupations will account for two-thirds of all jobs by 2030, compared to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Labour market; Performance; Economics

Keywords: Key competency; Generic skills; Job requirements; Employment projection; Skills audit; Skill shortage; Employability; Labour supply; Labour demand; Economic implication; Soft skills

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Deloitte Access Economics, 2017

Physical description: 38 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 128.635

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