You're Hired: New Tech Skills Employers are Looking for - Page 2
Business and Social Skills
Besides technical skills, employers want technology experts to have business savvy and great people skills. Acquiring these skills can take some time but it’s worth it; employers want technically experienced professionals who can work well with others. These skills will ensure that you can work on teams effectively, help customers with technical problems, and communicate clearly new technical protocols to the company. It’s also important to show that you can work with people of different IT proficiencies, from beginner to expert. If you are young and looking to join an IT team, this is a skill you should really highlight – people skills can help you stand out from the crowd.
According to Monster, the overall job landscape remains competitive for 2012. However, the job outlook is great for highly skilled workers, including those in the technology field. How are you going to stand out?