Hiring for Teams With the Right Combination of Soft Skills

Teamwork calls for a particular set of skills, including collaboration, listening, and conflict management. How can employers assess those skills objectively in prospective hires, as well as other essential soft skills: communication, adaptability, problem-solving, and creativity? What can companies do to compose teams with the right combination of skills, since they vary from person to person?


From Day One is a Recertification Provider for SHRM and HRCI. This session is eligible for 1 PDC. The Activity ID will be sent to attendees after the conclusion of the session.

This session is hosted by the From Day One editorial team and moderated by Lydia Dishman, staff editor at Fast Company, with support from SkillSurvey.


Rob Bennett


Chantal Veillon-Berteloot

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Julia Levy


Lydia Dishman

Fast Company

Ann Miller

Memorial Hermann Health System

Shahina Islam