There’s been a lot of buzz about soft skills over the 过去几年. Employers are starting to pay more attention to them as it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find strong candidates in today’s market. Candidates with some of the hard skills hiring managers are looking for may not be available in this tight market. Thus, illustrating soft skills 在简历上 will help you stand out to employers.
Here are the top three soft skills and an example of how to demonstrate them in your resume.
Even if the role you are applying for isn’t a leadership role, it’s essential to show examples of your leadership skills throughout your resume. Hiring managers want candidates that know how to take initiative, 做出艰难的决定, 并在必要时, 在困难的情况下. Showing off your leadership skills can also make you look attractive if this role has advancement where these skills will come in handy one day.
“Mentored my project management team on how to successfully adopt and utilize our new project scheduling software.”
Hiring managers are always looking through a resume to find candidates who possess great communication skills. And no, that doesn’t necessarily mean public speaking experience. Hiring managers want to ensure their next employee can clearly and effectively communicate with stakeholders, 团队成员, 和客户. Strong communication skills translate into excellent listening skills, 对细节的关注, and so many other desirable soft skills.
“Facilitated conversations between senior leadership and the quality control team to ensure everyone involved in our project was on the same page and aware of any potential quality issues.”
适应性 is a soft skill that will be a 巨大的 任何团队的资产. Hiring managers want to find employees that are flexible and capable of successfully performing under changing environments. 就像在生活中, things happen in the workplace, and hiring managers want employees who can “roll with the punches.” This is especially true in fast-paced working environments when you have to think on your feet and adjust as challenges surface.
“Quickly learned how to proficiently use Adobe InDesign to help our marketing team develop brochures for our annual board meeting.”