Even Employees Are Self-Employed— Success as a Professional Takes More Than Technical Ability

Abstract

Graduate, pass the bar, land your dream job, realize that technical competence is not enough. This Article addresses “soft skills” and business planning needed to complement technical ability. Every year firms hire a new group of intelligent, hard-working people. Some survive and thrive. Others move on. Up-or-out is a reality. When you start a new position, look around for grey hair and do the math.