It is not an obvious task to screen for productivity in a recruitment process. Companies often hire developers who have a hard time becoming productive. Even worse, HR best practices in some environments often slow
Warning! Some thought provoking lies ahead. You see, I get feedback from software developers all the time. I hear things like, I want to learn the Go language. Then I ask the question, why Go?
Hiring managers already know that soft skills matter in the 21st Century
There is a very strong correlation between emotional intelligence, and the degree of success in our careers. People with high emotional intelligence make an average of $29,000 more per year than people with low emotional intelligence (source: Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves: Emotional Intelligence 2.0).
These are the skills that the modern employers expect from you. These are the skills that give you an edge over other software developers.
The keys of stress-free career building
Settling conflicts, and empathy at the workplace and in our everyday lives
Orchestrating the work of your team, and taking care of the well-being of your colleagues
Without using productivity techniques, so that all your tasks get done at the end of the day.
Effective decision making
You won’t get a headache when dealing with your problems. You will make the right moves under critical conditions.