Soft skills are considered as entry passport for job vacancies. Soft skills qualities are those intengible essential qualities that help to communicate, form a team, work under stress and control anger. Leadership and team building, confidence gaining and motivational qualities are valued by the employers. They look for people who are good at these qualities. In fact these soft skills are more important than hard skills when evaluating candidates for a job. One who is not only proficient in a particular job but also has the right personality stands out amongst the rest.
It proves that though you may have a strong CV you may have good hands on experience and your technical expertise may take you to the interview stage, but that may not necessarily land you a job.
Can the importance of soft skill be overlooked?