Soft Skills

For us graduating with non-quantitative degrees, we need to use our “soft skills” to our advantage. What is a soft skill? Non-technical skills are, for example, getting work done on time, collaborating with groups, making presentations, mentoring/leading others, and persuading others. Softs skills are key to the success of a business so when interviewing, writing a cover letter, mention them! 

For more on them:

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130606001400-15454-the-hard-problem-of-assessing-soft-skills-part-2?trk=cha-feed-art-title

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130602160121-15454-are-soft-skills-more-important-than-hard-skills?trk=cha-feed-art-title

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