Research Analyst, Employment Team (Systems Group)
Research analyst, Employment Team, Systems Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Elisha Ben Meir has worked at MJB since 2018. His main research areas are: Women’s employment, gender disparities in salaries, and skills for a changing world of work.
Elisha holds a BA in psychology and history from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and an MA in clinical (child) psychology from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo.
He can be contacted at Elishabm@jdc.org.
Developing and Measuring Soft Skills in the Changing World of Work – Literature Review
This report presents a comprehensive review of the relevant literature on the subject of the soft skills needed in the changing world of work. The review examines the varied definitions of soft skills, their contribution to success in the labor market, and the extent to which they can be acquired and/or improved via targeted interventions.