Soft skills are crucial for employee well-being because they contribute to effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal relationships in the workplace. These skills, which include communication, teamwork, adaptability, empathy, and emotional intelligence, play a significant role in creating a positive and supportive work environment.
Strong, soft-skilled employees can navigate challenges more effectively, manage stress, and build meaningful connections with colleagues.
In this podcast, Raluca Apostol discusses the importance of soft skills and their impact on wellbeing.
About the Speaker
Raluca Apostol is co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Nestor, the People Intelligence Platform that helps organizations unlock the Power of Skills to drive workforce agility, higher performance, and continuous growth. With a Ph.D. in machine learning, she leads the research and product development at Nestor. She deeply cares about customer success and makes sure that every employee using the product is becoming better every day.
Connect with Raluca on Linkedin.
01:27 Would you tell us about your wellness journey?
02:49 How do soft skills such as communication and interpersonal skills contribute to a positive work environment and overall employee well-being?
06:54 In what ways can emotional intelligence (EQ) impact an employee's mental and emotional well-being in the workplace?
10:48 How do strong soft skills help employees cope with workplace stress and maintain a healthier work-life balance?
14:50 What impact do soft skills have on enhancing employee self-confidence and self-esteem, which are essential for well-being?
16:16 What strategies can organizations implement to assess and measure the impact of soft skills on employee well-being?
21:56 Would you like to share some valuable suggestions with our listeners?