Tag: soft skills

  • How to set up a video interview in 4 clicks

    Pre-recorded video interviews are still a relatively new and under-utilised recruitment tool – despite a rise in their use during the pandemic. The problem is, many see video interviews as a replacement for in-person interviews. While they can be used for this, they should also be used alongside in-person interviews. Think of them like a […]

  • How video interviewing can get your foot in the door

    Breaking into the workforce can feel next to impossible. Every job listing asks for two or more years of experience for entry-level positions and despite putting your best foot forward, no one seems willing to take a chance on you because they don’t even know you. With every rejection email that pops into your inbox, […]

  • Hard skills vs soft skills: What is the priority when hiring a new employee?

    Today’s million-dollar question: what should be the priority when hiring a new employee; soft skills or hard skills? It is truly dependent on the role, but from my experience, we shouldn’t undervalue or underestimate a candidate’s soft skills.  I want to challenge you to reconsider whether or not experience and qualifications are the only valuable […]

  • 3 Tips to Help Your Organisation Hire for Soft Skills

    Soft vs Hard Skills. What’s the Difference? Soft skills refer to factors that are usually difficult to learn or measure by quantitative methods. This generally means ‘essential’ skills that are increasingly a prerequisite to applying learned knowledge. For example, collaboration, communication and ability to adjust to change are soft skills. They’re largely qualitative in nature […]