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- Working as a freelancer for a few years.5.2 Three skills need to be developed5.2.1 Communication skillsCommunication skills are the abilities used when giving and receiving different kinds ofinformation. Some examples include communicating new ideas, feelings, or even an update on the project.Communication skills involve listening, speaking, observing, and empathizing. It is also helpful tounderstand the differences in how to communicate through face-to-face interactions, phoneconversations, and digital communications like email and social media (Jacobson, 2014).I found that sometimes it is so hard to convey my ideas to others. It takes too much time for otherpeople to clearly understand what I said. This may cost me chances to be able to overcome the companyinterview because I will almost certainly demonstrate my communication skills to them. Good verbal andwritten communication skills are essential in order to deliver information to the employer. Besides, withgood communication skills, I can understand information quickly and accurately. Being able tocommunicate effectively is a vital life skill and should not be overlooked, especially in IT fields.5.2.2 Time management skillsTime management can be considered as the process by which an individual more effectivelyaccomplishes tasks and goals, a process by which an individual obtains control over the timing and thecontext of what he does and as what can be accomplished with time (Hellsten, 2012). Furthermore, he hasexplained, “Time management skill is depending on the extent to which we can identify the importantactivitiesfrom our day to day activities”. The effective use of time has been recognized as a crucial factorfor success in many different fields.Time is money. I usually waste my time on futile things and lose concentrate on what I am doing.Poor time management skills cause my lack of sleep, health complications. I tried to write a schedule andprioritizing my responsibilities but I feel pretty hard to follow them. I change my plans, my timetableregularly, and finally I have too little time to complete work before deadlines. If my time managementskills are improved, the quality of my work would be improved as well, and I can spend time to have agood night’s sleep. Time management can help me enhance my decision-making ability because I have
pg. 7more time to think about alternative solutions, analyze solutions, and choose the best solution. Besides, Ican accomplish more work, I can get far more done in less time when my time management skills are good.5.2.3 Leadership skillsLeadership skills are the strengths and abilities individuals demonstrate that help the overseeprocesses, guide initiatives, and steer their employees toward the achievement of goals. Leadership skillsare skills you use when organizing other people to reach a shared goal. Whetheryou’re in a managementposition or leading a project, leadership skills require you to motivate others to complete a series of tasks,

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