Published: Oct 02, 2020
When candidates are, on paper, equally qualified for a job, it's often soft skills that can set the right candidate apart. While skills like imagination or patience may not seem like something to put on your resume, employers certainly want to hire people with these traits. But what soft skills are employers actually looking for, and in which industries? Does confidence matter in a tech job? Is collaboration useful in hospitality? Check out these awesome infographics from NetCredit on which soft skills employers want most, and which ones are in the highest demand in your field.
Gender bias in interview is nothing new, or particularly shocking--while it's technically illegal to treat job interviewees differently based on gender, it's hard for individual job seekers to make any comparisons, since they only ever see their own interview. And while there are certain questions that are outright illegal to ask in interviews (whether one is married or has children, or about the job seeker's political leanings, for example), these questions still crop up sometimes: sometimes outright, and sometimes in more subtle ways.
The journey to becoming an attorney is a windy road filled with late-night study sessions, high-pressure exams, and tough competition—all of which can contribute to mental health challenges. With an estimated 40% of law students experiencing depression by graduation, it is important to understand that you are not alone if you are suffering from depression.