Interviewing for human skills - Deepstash

Keep reading for FREE

Interviewing for human skills

Behaviour-based interview questions focus on understanding what behaviours led to accomplishments, and the intentions, consequences and impact of the behaviours on other people.

Questions to explore conflict:

  • Tell me about a time you suggested something that others disagreed with. What did you say?
  • Have you ever encountered someone unreasonable at work? How did you handle it?

Questions to explore resilience:

  • Tell me about a time someone criticised you at work. What did you do?
  • Tell me about a time you wanted to give up on a goal.

8

19 reads

Focus on the role in your context

A survey of HR hiring managers found that 80% say job descriptions are important, but nearly 50% admit to copy-pasting job descriptions from other banks and industry leaders like Google and Amazon.

The Role Canvas can help to create a better job description by focusing on the role's purpose, accountabilities, and human and technical skills.

9

19 reads

Product management skills

The practice of product management consists of two sets of skills:

  1. Technical skills are tools to solve a customer problem: What work is done - product roadmaps, vision statements, OKRs and KPIs, design sprints, product prototypes, testing, MVPs.
  2. Human skills are about how the work is done - the ability to influence, lead, coach, mentor, learn, handle conflict, communicate, be curious, innovate, adapt, energise, build and maintain relationships, and grow as an individual.

A product practitioner needs to balance technical skills with human skills in order to succeed.

6

24 reads

Understanding EQ and human skills

The basic dimensions of emotional intelligence:

  • Self-awareness: The ability to understand what we're feeling and the reason for feeling it. Self-awareness is at the centre of intuition and decision-making.
  • Self-management: The ability to regulate difficult emotions and connect with positive emotions to energise our work.
  • Social awareness: The ability to foster relationships and be aware of others' feelings, needs and concerns.
  • Relationship management: Merging self-awareness, self-management, and social awareness to ensure positive and beneficial relationships.

7

20 reads

The Role Canvas

The Role Canvas

  1. What is the main purpose of the role? Why does the role exist? For example, to lead a team to find new ways to engage with a new market.
  2. What is the role accountable for? Start with the known goals or outcomes for the role.
  3. What human skills will the role need to display to achieve outcomes? For example, a role that is part of a team that experience tension and conflict means the person needs strong conflict resolution skills.
  4. What technical skills will the role need to perform in order to meet the outcomes and achieve success?

8

8 reads

KATE LETO

The key to understanding product management is to think of it as a practice—somewhat like a doctor practising medicine or a lawyer practising law.

KATE LETO

6

172 reads

CURATED BY

coab

Education officer at museum

MORE LIKE THIS

Ready for the next level?

Read Like a Pro

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

Stars

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

Stars

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

FAQ

Claim Your Limited Offer

Get Deepstash Pro

BLACK FRIDAY

75% OFF | 1-Year Pro Subscription

Claim Offer