Tiffany CHUANG
Please correct me, thank you Nowadays, employees are expected to have various skills which allow them to accommodate this fast-changing society immediately. Among the skills that are considered crucial, the knowledge acquired from schools and interpersonal abilities draw the most attention. I believe that the latter benefits one's professional life more. Let me elaborate. Employees with better interpersonal skills are more likely to be given job opportunities. Early in the interviewing stages, we interact with the supervisors who decide whether we join the company and which job we take part in. The interaction, to a great extent, influences the decision of the supervisors. For example, there may be a person who shows a great enthusiasm toward learning new things and respects the senior members, while he or she may not get perfect scores in schools. I believe that most managers would still offer him the opportunity since they are willing to be trained afterward and have a great chance to excel in this profession. Yet one cannot deny that education received in schools, which focuses on declarative knowledge, is also crucial to one's career. However, as the world changes at a bewildering speed, the facts we learned in schools may be out of date in a blink of eyes. Consequently, keeping the passion for learning and consulting the experienced seniors are the more practical ways to survive in this competitive society. This, as mentioned in the last paragraph, comes back to the interpersonal skill, since relating well with others is the first step to gain help and advice from successful seniors. To sum up, I contend that interpersonal skills is much more important than the knowledge we learned from schools. Individuals who excel in interacting with others are more likely to be rewarded with a better future.
Sep 20, 2021 7:21 AM
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Please correct me, thank you Nowadays, employees are expected to have multiple skills to allow them to serve the fast-changing markets. Among the crucial skills, the academic knowledge and interpersonal skills attract our attention. I believe that the latter benefits the professional area more. Let me elaborate: Employees with better interpersonal skills are more likely to gain job opportunities. In the early interviewing stages, interviewees would need to interact with their prospective supervisors who decide whether they can join the company and their jobs. Their interactions, to a great extent, influence the decision of the supervisors. For example, there may be a person who shows great enthusiasm toward learning new things and respects the senior members. While he or she did not obtain high scores in schools, I still believe that most supervisors would still offer him or her the job opportunity. This is because they are willing to be trained and may excel in their jobs. Yet, we cannot deny that the school education which focuses on established knowledge, is also crucial to one's career. However, as the world changes at a bewildering speed, the knowledge we learned in schools may be out of date in a blink of eyes. Consequently, having a passion for learning and consulting the experienced seniors, would be both helpful and pragmatic to survive in this competitive society. As mentioned in the last paragraph, ability to relate well with others is the first step to gain help and advice from successful seniors. To sum up, I conclude the interpersonal skills are much more important than the school knowledge. Individuals who excel in interacting with others are more likely to be rewarded with a better future.
I have deleted "one ..." and substituted "we". In English, "one" is not commonly used unlike in French, Italian and Spanish where "one" is the preferred way of expressing.
Sep 20, 2021 7:56 AM
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Sep 21, 2021 6:13 PM
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Tiffany CHUANG
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Learning Language
English