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  • 04.29.16

What you know probably won’t get you promoted

“Joy Lin knows Photoshop,” Hannah Horvath’s boss tells her in the first season of HBO’s Girls, explaining why a fellow intern got hired but she didn’t.

It’s true that what you know is more likely to land you a job early in your career, one writer and Twitter employee explains. But the higher you climb, the less those “hard skills” matter and the more your people skills do.

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