One of the most sought after attributes in today’s job market remains the ability to work well in a team. Candidates who can show that they possess the skills necessary to contribute in a team setting always gain an advantage. But what are those skills? You might be tempted to simply say… teamwork. There are, however, several soft skills that bolster our ability to work effectively in a team. Together, these skills define teamwork.
It’s not uncommon for college students to work part-time while they’re in school. For some, it’s even a necessity. But there’s more to gain from working during your college years than just some extra cash.
They’re also opportunities for “real world” preparation…
Recently, an overseas client contacted me who was in the planning stages of moving back to the U.S. Specifically, he was wondering about how to make the transition back to the American job market. I suggested that he start reviewing U.S.-based job openings to get a sense of what the requirements are, and then take the time to sign up for online courses or attend conferences (if possible) in order to improve critical skills.
In today’s highly competitive job market, being able to communicate quickly and effectively is a must.
So using grammar rules correctly – on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and even on social media – is often key factor in landing the job you want…
There is so much talk about the “Skills Gap” in the marketplace. In fact, many employers have many positions open for long periods of time.
Not because people aren’t applying, but because they lack the skills required. So what are these missing, underrated skills?
One of the soft skills employers request the most is communication. What are soft skills and how do I demonstrate them in my job search? Communication soft skills are sometimes difficult to demonstrate to others because they’re personal attributes, like confidence, verbosity, and listening skills. During your job hunt, however, they’re certainly not impossible to demonstrate.