Soft Skill Tune up: The Worst Mistakes made by Job Searching Millennials

Millennial Meets World

I have worked for my company for a few years now, and in the last while have become part of the hiring process. This has been a great experience for me on many levels, and I have gotten the opportunity to meet a lot of very different but wonderful people.


One thing I am continuously shocked at however, is the lack of soft skills that many young people display.. especially during the early stages of the hiring process. I know I have written about this before, but the job market these days is not favourable for young people- recent data shows that the unemployment rate for Millennials is around double the overall national unemployment rate. While Millennials are certainly not at fault for the high rate of joblessness, it does indicate that it is an incredibly competitive market and that your hard skills (impressive as they may be given the multiple…

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