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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.


What are skills?

Skills are the ability to do certain activities well.

What are the top five skills a company looks for in employees?

  • Objective analysis and problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Strong work ethics
  • Strong spoken and written communication
  • Leadership

What are the types of skills?

There are two kinds of skills. Soft skills include problem-solving, communication, and time management, while hard skills include academic qualifications, computer knowledge, and linguistic proficiency.

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