What are the soft skills?

  • Soft skills are a combination of a;
  • people skills
  • Social skills

communication skills

  • character or personality traits
  • attitude and emotional intelligence
  • That enable people to navigate their environment, work well with other, perform well and achieve their goals with complementing hard skills.

Stress Management

  • Stress is the reaction when people have excessive pressures or other types of demand placed upon them.
  • It is important for pharma professionals to learn and manage pressure situations.
  • Team Work
  • You will be required to work alongside others in pharmaceutical industry at every level in your career.
  • And responsible manner can help you accomplish career goals, grow your resume and contribute positively to your organization.


  • You are always spreading or talking science or techniques in any field of pharmaceutical industries.
  • But along with that while you are working in a team.
  • You need to develop various skills like listening, clarity in thoughts, open mindedness, respecting all individuals, providing feedback.

Time Management

  • Time management is the art of simply being on time.
  • This includes delivering things before deadline as well as being on time for work and meetings.
  • We should set short and long-term goals.


  • Flexibility on the job includes the willingness and ability to respond to changing circumstance and expectations readily.
  • You need to be open to alternative solutions when your first suggestion does not work well or succeed.


  • Honesty is a moral characteristic of a good person.
  • Honesty means being fair, truthful and trust worthy.
  • All the employers seek honest work force.

Interpersonal Skills

  • How are we behaving with others?
  • It is also called as people skills.
  • Personal behavior is important when we communicate with our team, colleague, boss or assistants.
  • Also it is important when you interact with clients or customers.

Positive attitude

  • Employers want to hire people who bring uplifting energy to the workplace.
  • Positivity in work not only increases your confidence but it can also enhance your productivity.
  • You can enhance positivity by staying away from negative thoughts.
  • Cultivate and live in a positive environment.


  • Professionals has specialized knowledge and skills that enables them render a valuable service.
  • They should be dressing appropriately and being clean and neat.
  • As a professional, you are expected to speak clearly and politely to colleagues, customers and clients and striving to meet high standard.


  • Person who fails to take responsibility for their work will be less productive and less successful overall.
  • Pharmacy is not only profession but it is serving of life.
  • Taking responsibility means taking ownership of not only your goals but the company goals.

Work ethic

  • Ethical practice is another sight of coin for pharmaceutical industries.
  • You can develop it by finding a job you love, provide hard work, always look for ways to improve yourself and own your mistakes.


  • You can simply understand from the title, it is related to lead the team.
  • You need to take care as a leader that you as well as your team grow simultaneously.
  • Effective leaders have the ability to communicate well, motivate their team, handle delegate responsibilities , listen to feedback and have the flexibility to solve problems in an ever-changing workplace.


  • It is important to have healthy relationship with your seniors, juniors and colleagues in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Healthy relationships can depend on how we behave with other.
  • It can also define our characters.