Question of the Month: What’s the Most Important Soft Skill You Look for in a Job Candidate?

QOM_533X300_BlogFeatureJob experience and education are only part of the equation when finding the perfect new employee. Most hiring managers can attest to situations where an applicant looked perfect on paper, but the hire didn’t stick due to a disconnect in the soft skills needed to perform the job. According to the American Society of Training and Development, 85% of job success comes from having well-developed soft skills, while 15% of success is attributed to technical skills and knowledge.

With the overwhelming importance of soft skills in the workplace, we want to know which soft skill is the most important attribute you look for when hiring. Let us know by voting in our poll!

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One Response to Question of the Month: What’s the Most Important Soft Skill You Look for in a Job Candidate?

  1. tom ripperda January 18, 2017 at 8:46 am #

    dependability is right up there as well.

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