I just published a post on the [Treehouse blog](http://blog.teamtreehouse.com) called What Employers Are Looking For in a Junior Rails Developer. Check it out! Or don’t. I’m not the boss of you.
Part of my job as the Ruby teacher for Treehouse is to stay on top of what employers are looking for when hiring people to fill Ruby and Rails positions. The landscape changes often but below are some of the trends that I’ve noticed. Having a willingness to learn, being able to embrace new technologies, staying motivated, and strong communication skills are important for any job. The following list focuses more on the technical side of things.