Personal skills ranked highest for new industry entrants: CII

Social media poll

John Brazier
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Personal skills ranked highest for new industry entrants: CII

Ability to have successful social interactions rated as most desired skillset for those entering the industry, ahead of technical knowledge.

A poll carried out among insurance industry professionals by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) found that personal skills are the most important competency requirement for fresh entrants to the profession to possess. Of 800 CII members, 56% stated that the right combination of attributes for successful social interaction was the most crucial quality for new industry entrants. Just over one third of respondents (34%) highlighted the need for technical knowledge for new industry starters....

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