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Group of employees Interpersonal skills, communication abilities and critical thinking are among the soft talents employers will be on the lookout for when hiring this year. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The good news is that employers are planning on hiring in 2019, with 50 percent saying they have open positions for which they can’t find qualified candidates. The bad news is that more plan to recruit for gig workers and part-timers than plan to do so for full-timers.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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