We need both technical (or ‘hard’) skills and transferrable skills for work.
It’s usually easy for people to describe the technical skills they need for work, but not as easy for them to identify the transferrable skills they need.
Use this conversation starter as a PDF or print it out. The best time to chat is when you’re all together and not in a rush, so at dinner time for example, or during a longer car ride. If finding a time when you’re all together is tricky, you can also use a group message to get people talking.