Negotiation

Negotiation

This is the fifteenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Negotiation. Negotiation doesn’t just mean playing hardball, it requires listening … Continue Reading

Customer Focus

Customer Focus

This is the fourteenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Customer Focus. Customer Focus is all about putting the customer … Continue Reading

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

This is the thirteenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Diplomacy. Diplomacy is not just used in politics. It is … Continue Reading

Planning & Organizing

Planning & Organizing

This is the twelfth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Planning and Organizing. When you consider Planning and Organizing, you … Continue Reading

Flexibility

Flexibility

This is the eleventh installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Flexibility. Flexibility is the ability to readily modify, respond and … Continue Reading

Project Management

Project Management

This is the tenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Project Management. Project Management is identifying and overseeing all resources, … Continue Reading

Creativity and Innovation

Creativity and Innovation

This is the ninth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Creativity and Innovation. We define Creativity and Innovation as creating … Continue Reading

Employee Development and Coaching

Employee Development & Coaching

This is the eighth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Employee Development and Coaching. Employee Development and Coaching is facilitating, … Continue Reading

Futuristic Thinking

Futuristic Thinking

This is the seventh installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Futuristic Thinking. First, understand that Futuristic Thinking is not a … Continue Reading

Goal Orientation

Goal Orientation

This is the sixth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Goal Orientation. Goal Orientation is the ability to set, pursue … Continue Reading