Principal Skills Guide for Hiring Managers

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In this guide, we’re going to look at one specific public sector role — the Principal. More specifically, we’ll answer some of these questions:
  • What education and experience does a Principal need?
  • What soft skills should Principals possess?
  • How can talent teams assess these skills quickly and efficiently?
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Necessary soft skills to look for in a Principal include:
  • Leadership skills
  • Adaptability
  • Conflict resolution
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Empathy
  • Patience
  • Communication skills
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We’ve established some of the common skills talent teams look for when hiring software engineers. But how do hiring teams, with little to no tech experience, evaluate these skills in the hiring process? In other words, how do they ensure that candidates actually have the skills they say they do?

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