IT Soft Skills
Communication, teamwork, negotiation are among the most in-demand skills IT employers are looking. Technical skills are not enough. Employers are looking the well-rounded “whole” IT professional who not only understand technology, but also can work effectively with each other, and the clients the organization serves.
Why Soft Skills?
“Why, besides the threat of declining productivity, should employers support the development of secondary skills? Because, according to author Anil Singhal, secondary skills have broad positive effects on the office as a whole. Skills like coding and accounting create value in an additive way. Communication and leadership skills are multiplicative—they help make the whole team more valuable.” Read more in this Wall Street Journal article.
IT-oLogy IT Soft Skills Workshops
IT-oLogy offers workshops for those serious about exploring IT careers and those pursuing advancement in the field.
Through our IT soft skills workshops, you’ll receive:
- A list of specific, IT careers that align with your passion, job descriptions, and salary ranges (customized for each participant based on your survey). Complete the Career Survey here if you have not yet.
- The latest data from CIOs, CEOs, and recruiters describing the skills they look for when hiring IT employees
- An IT-oLogy certificate of completion
Upcoming IT Soft Skills Workshops
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Description: With IT-oLogy’s partnership with Furman University and BlueCross BlueShield South Carolina, we will engage professionals in IT Career Development workshops with a focus around soft skills specific to the IT industry. Participants will learn the mindsets, skillsets and technology toolsets to execute with excellence. These workshops are ideal for managers, project managers, technicians, programmers, developers, analysts, educators, and those looking to pursue a career in IT. Soft skills are foundational to creating strong employees, teams, leaders and organizations.
Topics include: Communication, Leadership, Negotiation, Teamwork, etc. All topics are taught within the IT career context.
IT-oLogy was able to launch the IT Soft Skills workshops due to the generous support of TM Floyd & Company.
If you’re interested in attending a workshop, click the button below and submit the form. We’ll keep you updated on the dates and times for upcoming trainings.