How to Test for Soft Skills

How to Test for Soft Skills

An interview is not just an opportunity to review a candidate’s work experience. That’s what the resume is for, right? Meeting a candidate in person allows you to get to know their personality and disposition. It is also a great chance to test the applicant’s soft skills, such as teamwork and empathy. But, there’s not a straight forward way to determine a candidate’s soft skills. Asking, “what soft skills do you hold?” may result in a look of confusion. So, you must be creative…

Make a Great Impression on Your Interviewer

Make a Great Impression on Your Interviewer

Can you make a great impression on your interviewer, without having met him/her? Scott Sonenshein, author of “Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less- and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined,” says his research shows that yes, you can win a job before you have even met your interviewer. Sonenshein cites and eight month study as his source, stating that “creating the right impression before an interview can shape the content of the interview, and the outcome.” According to the study…

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