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Communication and Soft Skills Tools

Communication tools

Soft skills are any skill or quality that can be classified as a personality trait or habit and these interpersonal and communication skills and often intrinsic. The key to good relationships is emotional intelligence and soft skills, which we are becoming increasingly important to our profession and critical for success.


Soft Skills are highly sought after skills for modern professionals. The CIPS/Hays Salary Guide highlights the importance of soft skills, which dominate the top five skills in demand and are seen as very important by procurement professionals for doing their jobs well. The key for procurement professionals to deliver strategically is through the development and use of the right soft skills. Technical skills and procurement qualifications are an important foundation for professionals to perform well and demonstrate credibility but they can be learned and so abilities such soft skills are high in demand.


CIPS members sign in to access the tools below to help you to improve your communication and enhance soft skills to improve performance.