While your specific job skills and certifications may get you noticed, your soft skills can tip the scales in an interview. Hiring managers are looking at leadership qualities, attitudes, communication skills, emotional intelligence, and other personal attributes that are essential to career success. These interpersonal skills are becoming more and more in demand when employers are assessing applicants to determine if they are a right fit for the job.
Some specific areas to keep in mind as you’re assessing and promoting your own brand are:
- Problem Solving
- Time Management
- Active Listening
- Relationship Building
We’re eager to help you explore other ways to use your soft skills during your job search. We have robust professional development resources that can help you to increase your interpersonal effectiveness, and workplace productivity.