Monday Job Seekers Connection: Soft Skills & Their Importance


Monday, March 7, 2022, 11:00am to 12:30pm


Online (Zoom)

Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques.

Guest Facilitator: Stephanie Taube, Research Fellow, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at Harvard Kennedy School
Topic: What are "soft skills" and why are they important?

The value of "soft skills," such as teamwork, problem solving, and adaptability, has increased over the past several decades. High-wage jobs increasingly require these skills, and hiring managers look for job candidates who can demonstrate soft skills. This session will explore: What are soft skills? Why are they important? And, why do they matter for jobseekers?