Why Critical Thinking Skills are Important

Posted by HRDQ on 12/13/2018 to Critical Thinking Skills
Build Your Critical Thinking Skills With Six Characteristics Employers want to hire employees with critical thinking skills — it's a highly-desired trait. Critical thinking helps a person evaluate information, think independently, and make decisions effectively. It's a skill that doesn't always come naturally, but it can be developed with the right tools. It's important to have critical thinking skills because it helps both the individual and the organization.
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The Best Ways to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Posted by HRDQ on 11/13/2018 to Critical Thinking Skills
Better Critical Thinking Leads to Success All employees in a workplace should have excellent critical thinking skills. The challenges of every workday require staff who can tackle issues with a clear and level head. The better the critical thinking skills, the more likely the individual is to have success in their career. But developing these skills can be difficult. There are a few easy ways to improve them.
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The Most Important Workplace & Teamwork Skills

Great teamwork skills are essential Critical thinking skills are highly sought after by recruiters. Execs rank it as the most important workplace skill and the U.S. Department of Labor has labeled it the foundation of problem solving, decision making, creativity, strategic planning, and more. While people generally grasp critical thinking’s underlying theory and recognize it as a high-value skill, they often fall short in applying it to everyday tasks and situations. A survey conducted by SHRM and The Conference Board found that among employees with a four year college education only 28%—a little better than one in four—were rated excellent critical thinkers.
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