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3 Soft Skills to Sell
92% of employers value soft skills as much or more than hard skills.
Sell yourself on your soft skills, and you can go far!
Here are three to focus on:
Willingness to Learn
Prove that you can learn by doing by Learning Out Loud.
Prove that you can handle challenge. Tell a story about how you overcame adversity and processed your emotions.
Communication and Reliability
Answer emails within 24 hours or less. Be fast. Do what you say you are going to do.
How to Cold Email
Cold email is a meta-skill to land opportunities. Here are 10 excellent email templates for job hunters. Click Michael’s face.
More cold email posts:
- Sean Thielen-Esparza on going from Med-School to Tech Product Manager (20 min. podcast)
- Don’t be Afraid to Send the Email (1 min.)
Quote of the Day
“There are so many doors to open. I am impatient to begin.”
— Charlie Gordan