Lydia Dishman, Fast Company, August 30, 2017

All the data suggesting that coding is rapidly becoming an essential skill for any job–not just one in tech–only tells one side of the story. The other side indicates that soft skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, attention to detail, and writing proficiency top the list of what hiring managers find missing from job seekers’ personal tool kits. But according to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, one of the job skills that will make a candidate competitive in the job market of the future is emotional intelligence. […read more]