3 Communication Skills Required for Your Career

When it comes to your career, not just your hard skills but also your soft skills play a crucial role.

If you want to advance in your career, you will require impeccable communication skills to inspire people around you.


Be it a CEO of an established company or a salesperson, they both need to communicate effectively in their respective fields. A CEO is expected to have good leadership skills, people management skills, and persuasion skills to name a few. And to master all such skills, there has to be a strong foundation of communication skills.


Now, let us take the example of the salesperson.


A salesperson is supposed to handle customers and persuade them to buy products or services. The salesperson is supposed to convert potential clients to paying customers. For doing this, a salesperson also requires persuasion skills, listening skills, etc. Again, the basis of this is developing strong communication skills. 


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It does not matter which field you belong to, you will require communication skills for sure. Also, with the coming of a hybrid work environment, the importance of good communication skills is increasing day by day. 



Below, I have listed five communication skills that you should master to become better at your work: 


1) Active listening-

There is a very popular saying that goes something like this: ‘Don’t listen to respond, listen to understand.’ 

If you want to become a better communicator, then you have to listen before speaking. It is because communication is a two-way process. It is not just about saying what you want to say but also listening to what people around you want to communicate. 

To become better listeners, you can practice active listening. Active listening means paying close attention to what others are saying and asking questions to show interest and understanding. This will help in building trust among the people you work with and it will also show that you respect your co-worker’s ideas. 


2) Body language-

We communicate not only through our words but also through our body language. It is essential to demonstrate excellent body language, maintain eye contact, use hand gestures, and voice modulation while communicating with others. 

A calm body posture with a friendly expression will assist in making you look approachable to others.

Eye contact also plays a crucial role in communication. If you can maintain eye contact while speaking, it shows you are confident and trustworthy.  


3) Written communication-

Communication at the workplace also includes a major portion of written communication. Be it sending an email or having a conversation over WhatsApp, you should make sure that your message is not misunderstood by the receiver. 

As most of the formal communication is still done through emails, it is important to master this skill to become successful at your workplace. It is vital to draft emails that are clear and concise. After all, you have to send emails even before you get hired! 


These are a few of the communication skills that can impact your career growth to a great extent. Because the need of the hour is not just to have great ideas but also the ability to communicate the ideas to the world! 


So do work on your communication skills! 



Stay Awesome. Stay Productive.

– Divas Gupta 


By divasgupta   |   December 24, 2021

21 responses to “3 Communication Skills Required for Your Career”

  1. Vikas jaiswal says:

    Well, we must implement our communication skill in such ways so that we can communicate and can make our career bright…

  2. I Reading your blog, it is so good,but not something new ,so a am always knowing that.
    But I am a learner, so spand that ,then what I have
    (That is starting your instruction, so where is me rong so gidence me ,and thanks u seeing my comments)🙂

  3. Zoya says:

    I have lack of confidence and
    While tlking words doesn’t come in my mind
    Si I wann do practice but from when strt this session I m waiting for this

  4. Nishita Nambiar says:

    Nice content for reading.

  5. M M Ghosh says:

    All are basic and foundation of communication.
    Very concisely given.

  6. Ganesh says:

    Really eye opening.
    I gone thru entire msg regarding importance of communication skill.
    Your msg is cristial clear.
    Easy to understand.
    I become your fan.
    Thanks Devas for this beautiful insights on communication.

  7. Pooja Negi says:

    Writing and talking communication

  8. Lokesh says:

    All 3

  9. I want to learn lot more things from you divas gupta sir I m very exitect for 9th of jan 2022 session

  10. Pragati Verma says:

    Having good hopes from this platform.

  11. Chandrahasa Bannoor says:


  12. Sagar rauta says:

    Thanks for understanding our problems . It’s help for me at the time of presentation . Tq so much brother

  13. Roshni Tiwari says:

    we want to improve our speaking skill and hope shall be best for us

  14. N Ramakrishna says:


  15. Muthumani Ayyappan says:

    Nice information sir

  16. Naveen Maurya says:

    Well explained…Sir!

    I am working along with Business Development Management team so I have started working again on all the mentioned skills .

  17. Suman kumar says:


  18. Deepali Belsare says:

    I am not a talkative person it affects my conversation .I want to improve

  19. Kiran says:

    Learn more