22 in-demand skills for 2022

In a job market where job seekers have more options than ever, knowing what skills to highlight on your resume and LinkedIn page can help you stand out to potential employers. Understanding what skills to learn through online education courses can also help if you are trying to make a career shift in the new year. And if you’re a hiring manager, keeping up with the most important skills to match today’s job landscape is critical to quickly identifying the right talent for the role and your organization.

Here are 22 in-demand skills for 2022 to help you along your job hunt or hiring search:

Soft skills for everyone

  1. Communication and collaboration
  2. Project management (even if you’re not a project manager)
  3. Leadership
  4. Customer service

Tech skills

  1. AI + machine learning
  2. Data science
  3. Blockchain
  4. Salesforce
  5. Robotic process automation
  6. Web programming – JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP

Marketing and creative skills

  1. Web design (UI/UX)
  2. Graphic design (even if you’re not a designer)
  3. Creative and writing
  4. Social media marketing
  5. Lead generation
  6. SEO/SEM
  7. Email marketing

Other skills

  1. Product management
  2. Administrative/organizational training
  3. DE&I training
  4. Budget management and financial analysis
  5. Sales and negotiation

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