7 posts tagged with "soft_skills"

The soft skills of a successful professional

July 12, 2017

There are three key elements in my professional life that I credit for my continued success as a marketer and content creator. Not only do they help me do my job well, but they enhance my value when working with a team. This may sound like common sense, but you’d be surprised how hard these skills are for some to master. This is what works for me: time management, multitasking, and staying organized.

I figured most of this out while working from home over the last 11 years, as my titles...

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The changing art of the interview

May 20, 2020

Even before we found ourselves sheltering in place and spending way too much time at home, interacting with potential employers was changing. The last time I went for a proper interview, almost 20 years ago, it took almost half a day. I met with three different people, each in their own office. It was like running a marathon. I was exhausted by the time I walked into the elevator to leave.

The rigorous interview process was there because, back then, all potential employers had to get to...

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