Hard, Soft, and Spongy Skills

We’ve all heard of hard and soft skills, but do they aptly describe the breadth or depth of skills we might look for in candidates? Soft skills too often encompass social abilities and focus less on individual abilities and proficiencies, which is why we should start using a new term for the individual skills that are often overlooked. Managers often conduct their own initial candidate assessments, reading multiple resumes and applications in an effort to select the best person for … Continue reading Hard, Soft, and Spongy Skills