Skills

Find out about professional and soft skills that are of high demand, and those that you may well need in your job. We also analyse specific skills and how to develop them to boost your career.

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SKILLS / JAN 10, 2017

On a scale of 1 to 5, managers rate the importance of having good interpersonal skills at 4.37, just below the ‘ability to work in teams’ which comes in at 4.49. Although...

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SKILLS / JAN 08, 2017

Career professionals have long discussed the importance of teamwork not only in terms of getting a job but also succeeding in one. If you are currently searching for a...

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SKILLS / DEC 05, 2016

Students that possess good writing skills in high school or college naturally have an edge over those who lack them. At some point in time, they may decide to venture...

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SKILLS / OCT 23, 2016

In the past, computer programming seemed like something reserved for an elite population of tech-savvy individuals who grew up hacking and coding. Nowadays, programming...

worker's guide to professional skills
SKILLS / OCT 14, 2016

The professional skill set that you build throughout your career is much more important than any qualification you obtain. Any type of work experience that can be applied...

reasons why kids should science more
SKILLS / OCT 10, 2016

As well as being a foundation school subject in nearly every country around the world, science is also a basic life skill. Science teaches children how to think...

businessman in a job interview
SKILLS / AUG 30, 2016

Interviewers look for specific personality traits and skills in their candidates, knowing what they look for helps. These are the things they look for. First, we should...

future
SKILLS / JUL 09, 2016

Your skills can set you apart from other professionals. So, how can you make yourself more marketable in the future? Well, you can update your skills.   Many changes in...

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SKILLS / APR 14, 2016

What’s the secret to job search success? Making yourself indispensable! There is no denying that the job market has become highly competitive, and that’s why you need to...

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SKILLS / MAR 24, 2016

Now that it is 2016, you need to think about the best skills that will get you hired this year or give you a promotion. Even though the millennial generation is believed...

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SKILLS / JAN 31, 2016

Instead of wasting time at college, there are many things that you could be doing to help you stay productive and are beneficial for your career future. Being active...

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SKILLS / JAN 13, 2016

Writing skills are crucial in every profession. In the medical field, for instance, doctors are required to write reports for patients, technicians, and software...

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