CareerOctober 1, 2017

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Soft skills are required to perform by a candidate along with core technical skills. The importance of soft skills is equal to hard skills. Employers are always testing soft skills of a candidate. Some of the soft skills depend on the upbringing and nationality. something which comes from within. But many of them have to be developed by your own practice. Here, we discuss both of them. You can definitely improve your all soft skills.

Let’s start.

[1] Analytical skill:

The first and most important skill is a good analytics which means selection of what is right for me and what is not. You must have posses your technical core skills which you are going to perform for the rest of your life. Now it is time to choose a right environment and organization. There are lots of requirements from the companies and organization in the market, you have to be careful in choosing one of them. Search properly. Read their work policy, check balance sheet whether the company is growing or not, Check salary hike ratio, Analyze it. Match it with your own skills and requirements. If all answers would be yes, then apply for the company.

[2] Self Confidence:

Being self confident means trust on your own capabilities. You have to be confident enough to sit in front of an employer and giving answers to their questions. This happens only when you are prepared well. Here, hard skills perform the crucial role.
You are confident enough only when you already know the answers of their questions.

Confidence can’t taught in any schools and colleges. As you make your hard skills more and more strong your inner confidence will improve. You can explain your thoughts to others properly. Somebody would like to interact with you.

The two most important thing for self confidence is:

[i] Don’t be overconfident.

Overconfidence leads to falling. Being confident is power and over confidence destroy this power. When you become overconfident you would probably overvalued your skills. So, you tried to do difficult tasks up to most difficult levels where you can’t reach ever. And suddenly you will become fall down. So, start with small steps and the right amount of confidence.

[ii] Right Matter.

Right confidence means you are right in believing something. Sometimes you may have the right amount of confidence but the matter for which confidence is being required is wrongly believed by you. This type of confidence is more dangerous. So, before explaining and debating check the matter first.

[3] Personal Presentation:

Our body language, postures, gestures, smile, silence etc are the mediums of interaction. It tells a lot about you. Our Gestures and body language shows what we are favoring and for what we are against. So, you have to be careful while presenting yourself in professional environment.

Personal presentation also includes a clean professional outfit, combed hair, Clean and polished shoes, washed shocks. Wear a wristwatch so you don’t require a cell phone to check time. Put your cell phone on a silent mode. Carry all the documents along with you which are required by the organization. Arrange them in the order of requirement ascending or descending and staple it.

[4] Justification:

Justification means being right and reasonable for own beliefs. This skill always proves helpful to you. Right justification is always required in a professional career. You have to develop right attitude to put forth your thoughts. You have to stand by for your own thoughts. Interviewer may try to confuse you. But be confident and polite while justifying your sayings.

[5] Professional Etiquette:

The right professional approach is very important. Follow the processes and rules of the organization. Being on time, proper documentation, showing greetings gratitude, professional Email address are few among them. Develop professional approach. Don’t behave like a kid. Show your maturity.

[6] Flexibility:

Last but not the least be flexible in timings, mediums of communication, location etc. If recruiter changes the time slot ready to accept it. They have to manage lots of things together. And ultimately it’s you who need them. So, be flexible regarding timings.

Being flexible is a good trait that you must possess. They may be finding a flexible candidate who can work for flexible hours and co-operate in a team. So, adopting flexibility is very important.

Develop all the 6 soft skills you would definitely crack the interview successfully.

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