Feedback from Hiring Managers 1.1

Published on 08 May 2010 in Blog


I recently asked hiring manager what “soft skills” do they look for when interviewing candidates. The top answers:

58% – Excellent communication skills

22% – Ability to work alone, work in teams

18% – Ability to adjust to changing priorities, deadlines

18% – Ability to multitask/juggle multiple projects

14% – Good organization skills

12% – Attention to detail

10% – Strong interpersonal skills

6% – Self motivated

One Response to “Feedback from Hiring Managers 1.1”

  1. Barrie Byron says:

    Jack, I believe that these skills are vital for all of us! During interview to get hired, and for happiness and success on the job after we start. Keep asking, and keep sharing… soft skills are valued assets.

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