The Institute for Defense Analyses has been providing rigorous research to the U.S. defense and intelligence communities for six decades. In that time, they’ve learned what makes their employees so successful.
In many cases, the specialized “hard” skills directly related to a MOS may not apply to their civilian career. But many of the so-called “soft” skills do apply and in fact give them an advantage.
National security veterans say that honing your soft skills is essential to building long-term career success.
The next time you’ve the urge to wax loquacious to dazzle your audience with your expertise, consider that US government employees must write plainly – it’s the law.
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