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Soft Skills & Your Personal Brand

An important step in building your personal brand is understanding your strengths and weaknesses. Job interviews don’t always rely on your academic background or work experience. Employers are interested in your softer skills and you need to know what they are so you can put yourself in the best positions at landing that job.  

What are soft skills and why are they so important?  Soft skills are your people skills and your personal attributes. Employers care about your soft skills because they are just as important than hard skills. You need to compliment the culture, communicate and collaborate with internal and externals effectively.

Take some time to determine your abilities and skills, your interests, your personality and your goals.  and wants as well as your ethics and values. Once you have identified these traits, try and think of how you could use them in a workplace situation. You can now use all this information to help create your personal brand.

Your Visual CV and resume are the perfect places to highlight these core skills.

Stand out from the crowd and describe how you are better than the competition. Focus on how you are the solution to your potential employers’ problem. Highlight what you can offer to the organisation and how you can add value. It’s all about how you can add value to your employer.

There is no better time than now to update your Visual CV and start applying for jobs onSpotJobs.

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