Can you show up to work on time? Everyday? Can you pass a drug test? Are you able to work well on a team? Can you dress properly for an interview and make eye contact. How's your handshake - firm and confident, or wimpy and lack-luster?. Can you demonstrate good communication skills?
Essential skills. Soft skills. Twenty-first century skills. Workforce ready skills. No matter what you call them, today's employers want them. Now. Regardless of the job you are looking for, these interpersonal skills weigh heavy in an employer's hiring decision. Technical skills may get you an interview, but... Read more