All the soft skills articles

How to Assess Junior Candidates?

Due to the fact that most graduates lack work experience, their assessment seems challenging to recruiters. Of course, when you are about to recruit a graduate, you are not expecting to find the best fitting job skills, so how can you make the best selection? The focus should be on their character and soft skills, […]

Owiwi 2.0 – Everything you need to know!

What do Plato, the Yoruba Tribe and Owiwi have in common? Well, we all believe in the mantra of learning through play. As our kinsfolk Plato once said, you can learn more about a person in an hour of play, than a whole year of conversation…And truer words were never spoken. Yet Plato was not […]

Do employers hire with soft skills in mind? Yes or No & Why?

Which are more important – soft skills or hard skills? This conversation has been going on for quite some time now. And it seems that, although there are some career paths that rely more on one of the two skills set, soft skills are in general considered necessary in the workplace – even for those […]

Choosing the Owiwi soft skills

The use of valid and reliable employee recruitment and selection methods is one of the most critical human resource management functions, providing meaningful and measurable impacts in an organization. A study just published in the Academy of Management Review[1], the flagship journal of the largest scientific association of management scholars worldwide, has provided further evidence […]