What are important competencies in times of crisis?
Understanding and matching competencies is one of the biggest hiring challenges especially with candidates at the start of their career. This is because in the first few years after graduation, the professional experience is not yet as pronounced and "soft skills" and cross-professional competences are all the more important. In September 2022, the Bertelsmann Foundation published a study that analyses the skills required in job advertisements and compares them with the years before COVID and other crises. We checked it out to give you a summary on which skills to focus on.