Thu.Jan 07, 2021

5 Soft Skills Employers Will Look for in 2021


With the arrival of 2021, looking for a job will no doubt continue to be a challenge during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But beyond the accomplishments and skills you’ve attained in your career, employers will be looking for something a bit different in the coming year: soft skills.

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How To Use LinkedIn for Research and Insights

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been on LinkedIn for any amount of time, you know how valuable it is for job search and career networking, and for top-of-mind branding. But are you using LinkedIn for research? You’ll start with your target list of employers. If you don’t have a list, LinkedIn can help you with that, too.

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Here Is What Micromanagement Looks Like

Evil HR Lady

Almost no one would admit to being a micromanager. They are just “detail-oriented” or focused on getting things “perfect.” ” While these phrases sound much better than “I like to nit-pick my employees’ work!” ” your employees see through it.

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6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest

Career Realism

Recruiters look at dozens of resumes a day. If they see something they don't like, your resume could wind up in the “no" pile in just seconds. Here are a few tips you should follow to make your resume better than the rest, standing out from all that competition!

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can we all just keep working from home forever now?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working from home for five years. I know that some people currently work from home due to the pandemic hate it, but many love it and will want to continue after the pandemic ends. Their companies or managers wouldn’t allow it in the past.

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really aggressive spam callers are giving me anxiety attacks

Ask a Manager

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: Most of my company has been working from home due to the pandemic, like everyone. The only people in the office consistently right now are me, our VP, and occasionally the president.

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coworker is throwing a tantrum over having to interview for a promotion, inviting coworkers to your wedding, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Internal candidate is threatening to withdraw if he has to interview for the job. We are hiring for a senior manager role in my organization for the second time in a year.

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