For my first post of 2018 I wanted to start you off with three things that will help you more in your career than possibly anything else you’ve read in the past five years that I’ve been writing these posts. Let’s talk about soft skills. Soft...Show More Summary
"Project Oxygen shocked everyone by concluding that, among the eight most important qualities of Google’s top employees, STEM expertise comes in dead last. The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); […]
Often when we discuss product skills, we talk about frameworks, processes, and checklists. But the most effective tools to becoming a great product manager are not hard skills, but rather soft ones.
A number of women recently gathered to share their inspiring career stories and how they are advancing diversity in tech during the recent CloudNOW Top 10 Women in Cloud Innovation awards. One of this year’s honorees — a security executive...Show More Summary
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at how you can gain knowledge of the fundamentals of mixing, the showdown between digital and acoustic piano, how to successfully implement Google AdWords, and much, much more. Soundfly | Master The Fundamentals Of Mixing With Top Sound Engineers Glen Parry | The Digital...
Are you looking at taking on new hires in your business in the coming year? If so, look for people who have not only the technical skills the job requires, but also the soft skills that will make them a valuable long-term member of your team. The post What Qualities Should You Be Looking for in New Hires? appeared first on Business Opportunities.
This week on MusicThinkTank we revealed the formula for achieving music business success, looked at tips for teaching kids piano, how to create a venue that's set to thrill, and more. Tom Hess | The Proven Formula For Achieving Music Business Success David Milsont | Top Tips To Teach Piano...
The annual review is a waste. It's not particularly useful for employee or boss, it's stressful and it doesn't happen often enough to make much of an impact. If you choose to, though, you can do your own review. Weekly...
How better soft skills might boost low college persistence and employment rates.
Soft skills in a hard hat Designed to help unskilled workers acquire skill sets faster, and learn on the job, the eHat System is a hard hat with literally a guide inside...
We are living in the tech world and it is obvious that everybody should have basic technical skills. Unfortunately, technical skills solely are not enough, if you want to move up the corporate ladder. You should also have great soft skills. Think of a manager who cannot explain what he wants from his team or … Read the Rest ?
When making your next hiring decision, you're likely to be more successful if you consider the importance of soft skills and look beyond experience.
As a hiring manager, you have to ask the right interview questions to ascertain the soft skills of job candidates and determine if they are the right fit for your company. The right questions also help you get to the heart of what they can do for your company. Show More Summary
GUEST: At this moment, there are computers using artificial intelligence to make decisions about the best courses of medical treatment, the quickest routes to take on a road trip, and the chess moves most likely to win a game. There’s even a Chinese supercomputer that can perform 33,860 trillion calculations per second, leading experts to speculate […]
Click to learn more about author P.K. Agarwal. Northeastern University-Silicon Valley recently conducted a survey among approximately 600 members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Not surprisingly, the survey found that one of the biggest challenges of IoT was data aggregation and analysis. Show More Summary
You went to coding schools, took the at-home courses and feel confident in making a career in the coding business. But if you really want to separate yourself from the rest of the pack, you won't go very far with technical skills alone. Show More Summary
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at whether the music business can take care of artists' mental health, if we need a system to rate music, how to quickly generate invoices for artists, and much more. Hilde Spille | Can The Music Business Support Musicians In Taking Care Of Their...
The head of Amazon’s university recruiting program explains how to show off “soft skills” on job interviews and resumes. As a job candidate, having the right “hard skills” is a critical prerequisite for any role at just about any company. Show More Summary
Medical schools have launched programs to teach “soft skills” to better equip their doctors for today's stressful health-care environment.
On MusicThinkTank this week, we explored the devaluation of online content, introduced the world's first Facebook Live festival, outlined seven key issues in a music production agreement, and more. Mac McIntosh | (De)Value Of Online Content? Mark Knight | The World's First Facebook Live Festival Byron Pascoe | Negotiating A...