Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
2
МЕ
Snejina Lazarova
QA trainer
Project Manager at Telerik
3
Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills
4
myth
5
Success in getting, keeping, and
advancing in a job depends 85% on
“people skills,” or soft skills, and only
15% on techni...
% of top performers are also high in EI
7
% of employers are looking for a
“cultural fit” over skills in their next hire
8
% of work satisfaction is determined by
the relationship a worker has with
his/her boss
9
10
HARD SKILLS
• IQ
• Same situation,
same rules
• Direct path
SOFT SKILLS
• EI
• Same situation,
different rules
• There ...
Soft Skills
11
Tribal
Conventional
12
Communication
Skills
Thinking
Listening
Speaking
Nonverbal
13
listening
14
“Most people do not listen with the intent to
understand, they listen with the intent to
reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey
15
attention to detail
16
17
problem solving and analytical skills
18
19
Soft Skills
20
Tribal
Conventional
skills in dealing with difficult/unexpected
situations
21
managing upwards
22
23
self-promotion skills
24
confidence
&
competence
25
Books
 How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale
Carnegie
 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R.
C...
27
28
THANKS.
Snejina Lazarova
snejinalazarova@gmail.com
MythBusters QA Edition: Are Hard Skills Harder than Soft Skills?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

MythBusters QA Edition: Are Hard Skills Harder than Soft Skills?

918 views

Published on

MythBusters QA Edition: Are Hard Skills Harder than Soft Skills?

Published in: Career
  • Be the first to comment

MythBusters QA Edition: Are Hard Skills Harder than Soft Skills?

  1. 1. 2 МЕ Snejina Lazarova QA trainer Project Manager at Telerik
  2. 2. 3
  3. 3. Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills 4
  4. 4. myth 5
  5. 5. Success in getting, keeping, and advancing in a job depends 85% on “people skills,” or soft skills, and only 15% on technical skills.  Harvard University  The Carnegie Foundation  The Stanford Research Institute 6
  6. 6. % of top performers are also high in EI 7
  7. 7. % of employers are looking for a “cultural fit” over skills in their next hire 8
  8. 8. % of work satisfaction is determined by the relationship a worker has with his/her boss 9
  9. 9. 10 HARD SKILLS • IQ • Same situation, same rules • Direct path SOFT SKILLS • EI • Same situation, different rules • There aren’t any easy step-by-step instructions
  10. 10. Soft Skills 11 Tribal Conventional
  11. 11. 12
  12. 12. Communication Skills Thinking Listening Speaking Nonverbal 13
  13. 13. listening 14
  14. 14. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey 15
  15. 15. attention to detail 16
  16. 16. 17
  17. 17. problem solving and analytical skills 18
  18. 18. 19
  19. 19. Soft Skills 20 Tribal Conventional
  20. 20. skills in dealing with difficult/unexpected situations 21
  21. 21. managing upwards 22
  22. 22. 23
  23. 23. self-promotion skills 24
  24. 24. confidence & competence 25
  25. 25. Books  How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey  Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman  Power Listening by Bernard T. Ferrari  Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 26
  26. 26. 27
  27. 27. 28 THANKS. Snejina Lazarova snejinalazarova@gmail.com

×