Tech Employers: What Skills Should You Be Looking For?

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As a tech employer, what are the top skills you look for in candidates who show up at your door? Of course you look for an in-depth understanding of tools, programming languages, techniques, and other indications that the candidate is tech savvy. However, you should probably look for a strong human factor as well.

According to a report from Burning Glass, soft skills such as clear communication, leadership, creativity, and problem-solving are valuable for tech employers like you. So while you expect candidates to showcase their talents and work experience, you should also expect them to demonstrate personality traits that show they can work effectively as a part of a technical team.

In 2019, LinkedIn researched their data assets to figure out which skills, both soft and hard, are usually listed as requirements by tech employers for job postings. According to them, the soft skills most tech employers look for are cr… Read More

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