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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two young advertisers working on computer
SKILLS / JUL 17, 2017

Many people confuse marketing and advertising, but they are different. Marketing is essentially the overall strategy for communicating a message and advertising is one...

woman serving customers in restraunt
SKILLS / JUL 11, 2017

The hospitality industry includes roles in the hotel, food and beverage areas and it’s one of the biggest industries in the UK. Some of the most popular career choices...

employee using tablet
SKILLS / JUN 23, 2017

Soft skills are more important than hard skills during the job hunt where EQ - emotional intelligence - is valued more by employers than IQ. When it comes down to...

Excel app
SKILLS / MAY 30, 2017

In this tech-driven society that we live in, acquiring knowledge on how to use a computer is a necessity. Becoming familiar with computer applications and, most...

man thinking analytically
SKILLS / MAR 02, 2017

How strong are your analytical problem-solving skills? Not too confident in your answer? With regular practice, they can be strengthened and developed over time. They are...

people talking
SKILLS / JAN 31, 2017

Soft skills play a central role in your career development because these are the qualities that make you who you are as a person and a professional. In fact, the English...

happy manager looking at colleague during conversation
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...

business people's hand stacking
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...

Woman sitting on floor with typewriter
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...

Female programmer working on laptop
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...

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