5 new skills you should learn this 2021

In today’s world, regardless of the field we’re currently working in, everyone should learn these 5 skills listed below or atleast have a basic understanding of each of them. And one of the best ways to leverage your spare time is by trying on new things.
At the current rate downfall of economy, unemployment is also increasing rapidly. As learning skills are undoubtedly helpful to all of us, and we should always keep on learning new skills.

What can be a better way to celebrate World youth skills day other than learning new skills?

So, here’s a list of 5 new skills to learn this 2021

Basic Writing

This includes all kind of writing like : Creative writing, email writing, Research papers, or be it Personal Bio
No doubt, one of the most significant skill among all. Take one step at a time. Start with journaling and maybe then push your creative standards to higher levels. This skill improves not only communication but also thinking skills. Also, the creativity helps in academic and professional life.
The resources that’ll help you in your this journey are :

  • Grammarly
  • Read
  • Thesaurus

Data Management & Analytics

This skill helps you analyse, interpret and communicate data with confidence and can be done by visualization, business analysis, reading trends or sorting & management. Anyway recognizing patterns, collecting, sorting, & data visualization skills always come in handy.
The resources where you’ll find more about it :

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Trends
  • Excel
  • Youtube

Tech Fundamentals

This includes basic knowledge of Cloud computing, AI, Machine learning, Block chain, Virtual and Augmented reality, Big data, etc. Even if you’re not in the IT field, it is good to know the basics of these fundamentals. The resources are as follows:

  • Coursera
  • MOOC.org
  • Udacity
  • edX
  • YouTube


This includes basic video editing, Video and audio production and basic presentation skills. Creative exercises like editing help build our problem-solving skills and finding a new method of completing an old task is generating something new. The resources are as follows:

  • iMovie
  • Openshot
  • Canva
  • GarbageBand
  • YouTube

Foreign Language

Practise the 4 core skills – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
This helps us to get a better concept formation, mental flexibility, multitasking, listening skills, problem-solving skills, and also improves our social interaction. The resources to learn from are as follows:

  • YouTube/ Podcast
  • Alliance Fran├žois
  • Coursera
  • Max Muller

By this, I don’t mean you have to expertise any of them, just have a basic understanding.

Job roles and responsibilities are ever- changing and becoming interdependent. Knowing these skills will make your future employer know that you can help with other tasks rather then the ones mentioned in your profile.

Learning and living go hand in hand. So the more you learn, the better you live

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