Generalists have a variety of skills and are perceived as jacks of all trades and master of none. A specialist has deep knowledge of a subject as a subject matter expert.
Every organization needs specialists and generalists. A T-Shaped person is someone who has a broad range of knowledge and skills in a particular area of specialization.
Over time, it’ll be natural that everyone leans towards becoming a generalist. T-shaped skills are the future and are in every area of your career.
Full Stack Developers, Content Writers, and Managers require T-Shaped skills.
LAMP Developers specialized in PHP with a broad range of skills in Linux, Apache, and MySQL.
Content writers specialized in creative writing with a broad range of skills in search engine optimization, digital marketing, and analytics.