What defines a person with soft and indispensable skills? This person is engaged with people all around. They have empathy and knowledge and can make everyone around them comfortable with a family like atmosphere. There is a person like that at Mayo Clinic and her name is Colleen. She posses what all should be looking for when you are recruiting someone. The best way to actually get a window of that person is to see what they are doing for their community. Empathy, knowledge and connections should be the top attributes for your potential candidate.
- If you are looking for a job, you need to show traits such as empathy and knowledge.
- Most community professionals can’t keep discussions going as they burn out fairly quickly. It is difficult to go for more than a few hundred posts.
- You can improve your skills by taking the Psychology of Community course that Fever Bee offers which starts on February 24th.
“If you’re recruiting someone, look up their contributions to their current community. Do they display a deep level of empathy, knowledge, and desire to connect members?”