We often correlate soft skills to verbal and written communications.
But within that, the question is, how well do we speak or write about what specifically?
The below topics may not easily stand out in a job description (especially technical positions), but are often evaluated during an interview when considering our soft skills.
The ability to:
– Recognize patterns
– Act from intuition
– Understand and analyze options
– Spot opportunities
– Utilize instincts
– Be flexible based on the situation
– Sense a problem before it occurs
– React in a sensible manner
– Be curious and experimental
– Improvise as needed
– Demonstrate leadership
If you’re looking for some additional skills to add to your resume, or stories to discuss your soft skills during an interview, some of the above might be helpful.