Employers will be the first to admit that effective soft skills in combination with proven hard skills are the key to success. This is especially true for students pursuing internships and entry level positions post graduation as most jobs will require team and project based work.
I get asked often, what are soft skills and which ones do employers care about?
Soft skills are harder to measure and are sometimes referred to as someone’s Emotional Intelligence. The all involve communications skills and the ability to collaborate and get along with others.
Check out these top 10 soft skills to ensure you are building these in campus clubs, professional student organizations or part-time work.
The good news – soft skills can be learned, yet they need to be put in to practice so you can discuss examples during your interviews.