Certain skills are necessary to excel in any field that a professional chooses to pursue. These are fundamental abilities that people begin to learn in school, on the job and from general life experiences. In an interview and even after landing the job, these skills will make a professional stand out to employers and could ultimately lead to increased opportunities in a career.
One of the most feared things in the world is also one of the most prized skills in the business world. Public speaking is arguably the most important skill anyone can develop. A professional that speaks effectively comes across as comfortable, confident and more attractive to employers. Most importantly, though, strong public speakers have the natural ability to sell virtually anything: products, ideas, world views, and themselves. It's very impressive when a person radiates confidence as they deliver a presentation to a full conference room.
Without proactive decision makers, there would be very few groundbreaking companies. The skill of knowing what to do based on the resources and information available is essential to the growth of a business. Employees may have to respond quickly in order to have their solutions noticed by employers. And, sometimes, the one who comes up with the best answer the fastest could be the one that succeeds.