Webinar: Best Practices for Building Soft Skills in Technical Talent

Date: 14 August 2019

Date: August 14, 2019

Time: 3:00 PM EST

12:00 PM PST

As technology plays an increasingly significant role in corporate environments, tech-savvy individuals are eagerly sought out by data-driven organizations. Despite their indispensable ability to leverage advanced coding, modeling, and/or related skills, technical professionals at times may be perceived as potentially benefiting from “completing their skill circle,” to round out their non-technical, or “soft skill” side to increase their effectiveness in working with colleagues.

Through the webinar, you will learn:

  • Coach Background
  • Soft Skills Employers Should Be Looking For
  • Myths/Reality about Techpros
  • Recognizing a Skills Gap among Techpros
  • International Techpros
  • Potential Interventions/Solutions
  • Resources/References
  • How Mandarin Consulting can help?
  • Q&A

Information About the Speaker

Deirdre Hudson

Deirdre brings over 20 years of professional recruiting experience to Mandarin Consulting, having placed professionals in a wide range of areas, including accounting, insurance, real estate, compliance, legal, IT, pharmaceutical and others.

Currently an Executive Recruiter in a national Fortune 200 managed care company, Deirdre recruits for a variety of executive-level internal roles, also sourcing and placing a broad range of early and mid-career talent for international law firms and major corporations, with clients including Citibank, Capital One and Fox Entertainment.

Throughout her career, Deirdre has built, managed and developed teams in fast-paced environments. In these roles, she has overseen budgets and negotiated national contracts with both national and international firms.

While studying at the University of California, San Diego, Deirdre also spent a year at the University of Grenoble, France.