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Teamwork is another soft skill that you absolutely need. Being a team player is paramount to your long-term success within a company, and if it’s evident you’re lacking this crucial skill during your interview, you might as well get up and walk out.
Arguably, communication is the most important soft skill and the most sought-after skill by employers—as it’s also the biggest weakness within most companies. Let's dive and see what makes good communication.
If you're reading this, it's not too late. You haven’t declared your major yet but it’s okay! If anything, it’s a good sign that you’re careful and don’t rush into things. [...]
By now, you’ve probably heard about the importance of soft skills. But it’s good to stress just how important they are. When applying for a job, soft skills will be what set two equally qualified candidates apart. They are the end game. Soft skills are what employers look for in ...
Paying for things on a college student's budget can be a problem. A desperate student might even turn to any source of income they could find, no matter how invasive. But there's a better way to earn money in college. Don't sell your body fluids. Instead...
Here are the top interview questions and some of the best ways to answer them so you can land the job you've worked so hard to prepare for.
Talent, experience, academic ability -- all of these traits are important factors in acquiring and keeping your job. But what is the surprise factor that they don't talk about in Career Centers and college classes? Your EQ: Emotional intelligence.
So you've graduated college and are getting ready to head out into the world. Sure, your university days might have been a little wild, but now, with the ink still drying on your bachelor's, you are ready to enter the workforce as a mature and responsible adult. Not so fast. In today's digital, interconnected world, there is one last exam that you need to pass before you can get that dream job: cleaning up your social media profile.
I would prefer not to live in a country in which rhetoric about the purpose of college urges kids from privileged backgrounds to be innovators and creators while the poor kids who do very well in school are taught to be educated, capable employees. This quote comes from this article, titled "The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility" by Andrew Simmons.