3 Simple Steps To Writing Better Copy

We all know the ingredients of great copy: tight sentences that effectively deliver compelling messages. Add in the creativity that sets your clients apart from their competitors and the reassurance that every choice is backed by data and thorough research and your copy really will make a meaningful impact on helping your clients to grow … Continue reading “3 Simple Steps To Writing Better Copy”

Why Assertiveness Is Key to Your Freelancing Success

An article by Sara Horowitz entitled “Freelancers in the U.S. workforce” quoted that: “The freelance surge is the Industrial Revolution of our time.”. And stats are encouraging this statement. In 2016, the freelance economy grew to a total of 55 million freelancers in the U.S., making up 35% of the total U.S. workforce, and generating an estimated $1 trillion … Continue reading “Why Assertiveness Is Key to Your Freelancing Success”

5 Leadership Skills You Need to for Career Success

Leadership is not just one skill –it is a catchall term referring to your ability to relate to people in your company. For any professional, honing skills in the leadership category is a must for career advancement. Getting promoted and being the proud owner of a corner office with your name on the door doesn’t … Continue reading “5 Leadership Skills You Need to for Career Success”

7 Tips to Develop Your Recruiting Skills

Over the past several months, recruiting has become tougher and tougher. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that unemployment has dropped below 5 percent for the first time since the year 2008. This is an indication that we are at full employment. So, finding great employees for companies will be a little bit harder. Acquiring the right … Continue reading “7 Tips to Develop Your Recruiting Skills”

Skills Of A Successful Leader

Leadership is a subjective art of getting your work done by other people that you want to get done in a given period of time. When we hear the word leadership a number of images related to this word come to our mind. These images can be of a political leader, strategist or an explorer. … Continue reading “Skills Of A Successful Leader”

21st Century Job Skills To Improve Your Resume

Job hunting in the 21st century might be a long and challenging process, especially if we are not well prepared to face the new generation advances. Along with the technological development of the world, comes the need for more technically skilled employees. Instead of the hard physical labour, contemporary job market requires people to have … Continue reading “21st Century Job Skills To Improve Your Resume”

6.5 Skills You Need to Excel in Your IT Career

IT skills can either be job-specific or industry standardized. If you’re targeting certain job designations, you need to have a specific skill set to perform the role, say, being proficiency in HTML among web designers. On the other hand, proficiency in Microsoft Office is a skill that you must have regardless of what technical job … Continue reading “6.5 Skills You Need to Excel in Your IT Career”

5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects

Forty hours a week, fifty (or so) weeks per year is a big chunk of your life. That’s approximately the amount of time many of us spend working. Most of us will do this for about fifty years. No wonder job satisfaction is so important. Most people would likely agree that compensation and a sense … Continue reading “5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects”

Why Public Speaking Is Critical to Good Leadership (and How to Master It)

When I was at university, one of my lecturers was a man born to genius. He had won just about every award there was – and had medals strewn about his study like discarded tinsel. He was, in short, a very learned man. There was only one problem: the man was also a terrible communicator. … Continue reading “Why Public Speaking Is Critical to Good Leadership (and How to Master It)”

Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals

A recent study by education charity Central YMCA which surveyed senior managers at over 200 businesses, revealed that UK employers value more than just work-related skills in young people coming out of the education system and into the workplace. According to the study, alongside valuing someone who is well-travelled and has experiences of other cultures, … Continue reading “Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals”