A skill is learning to carry out a task with pre-determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. Skill usually requires certain environmental stimuli and situations to assess the level of skill being shown and used. (Source: Wikipedia)
These skills will be most in demand in the coming years:
Cross cultural competency: Cross cultural competency is the ability to operate within different cultural settings and it will be needed to succeed in work and business as it becomes increasingly global.
New media literacy: This is the ability to critically assessing and developing contents by utilizing new forms of media effectively will be highly desirable in employees.
Design mindset: Design mindset is also going to be the key. If you are able to develop tasks and work processes that create desired outputs, you will be in demand. And if you are not able to work well with others in virtual environments you will not be in demand.
Novel and adaptive thinking: Novel and adaptive thinking is the proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses.
Sense Making: The ability to determine the deeper and actual meaning or significance of what is being expressed. Skills of sense making will help a lot to employees.
Social Intelligence: The skills and ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to stimulate reactions and desired interactions.
Computational Thinking: With computational thinking, you can translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and it will help to understand database reasoning and to improve the performance of employees.
Transdisciplinary: The Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines is Transdisciplinary.
Cognitive Load Management: Ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, to understand how to maximize cognitive functions.
Virtual Collaboration: The Ability to work productively drive engagement and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. It will help to Create a custom set of skills that are relevant to your workforce.