Handshake: How to Show Off your Soft Skills to Employers

When employers are searching for candidates on Handshake, they’re usually looking for hard skills: specific competencies like Python, Spanish, or Photoshop. 

Your soft skills, on the other hand, are about personal qualities that influence how you do your work. For example, these could include creativitycommunication skills, and showing initiative. These skills are just as important to employers. Review Handshake’s blog post to learn how to show your soft skills in your job application.

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections