4 Damaging Effects of Office Miscommunication (And How Widespread It Is)

Communicating with colleagues, customers, and clients is a significant part of everyone’s career, and our proficiency at doing it can really impact how quickly we progress. Given how regularly we rely on communication at work, it’s not often considered a skill, like problem-solving or organization, that can be reviewed and improved upon. The result is … Continue reading “4 Damaging Effects of Office Miscommunication (And How Widespread It Is)”

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips to be a Better and Effective Leader

When you visualize an effective leader, what are his or her traits that come to mind? Most people would say that they are confident, extroverted, passionate, and hardworking. ‘Smart’ is almost always part of the list, but some people would claim that the intelligence quotation (IQ) is not enough when it comes to being a … Continue reading “5 Emotional Intelligence Tips to be a Better and Effective Leader”

5 Skills You Need for A Career in Nonprofits

Are you looking for a career with purpose? Well, have you considered the nonprofit sector? If not, you should because there are many opportunities to find a meaningful career across a wide array of fields within the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit work provides purpose and meaning because the organizations tackle important issues and needs, such as … Continue reading “5 Skills You Need for A Career in Nonprofits”

5 Skills That Will Help You Get Ahead of the Competition

The business world is extremely demanding these days. Employers today are looking for more than just technical skills, having shifted a considerable amount of focus onto soft skills. To succeed, employers need team players, strong communicators, problem solvers, and leaders all rolled into one. In this competitive environment, cultivating the right set of skills determines … Continue reading “5 Skills That Will Help You Get Ahead of the Competition”

7 Skills to Put On Your Resume When Looking for Your First Job

Creating a resume for your first job can be a daunting task. With minimal or no exposure to the corporate world, it could be challenging to create a resume that checks all the right boxes and stands out of the crowd. While most of the resume has the usual suspects – candidates details, education qualifications, … Continue reading “7 Skills to Put On Your Resume When Looking for Your First Job”

Top 5 Leadership Skills of a Small Business CEO

Cultivating and leading a small business is no doubt a challenge, but having a clear set of values helped me dissolve that overwhelming feeling of, “Oh gosh, how do I do this?” while turning my dream into a flourishing startup that I’m proud to be a part of. Whether you’re looking to move your small … Continue reading “Top 5 Leadership Skills of a Small Business CEO”

How to Pick up New Career Skills with Ease?

Learning new skills in the workplace, or completely making a shift in your career can be a daunting task to take on all at once. You may have the tools, training, books, and resources to completely master a skill, but it is easier said than done. The common statement that humans only use 10% of … Continue reading “How to Pick up New Career Skills with Ease?”

5 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

Every professional who looks for a better career, a better business, or a better performance at work, should understand one simple concept: the professional marketplace, which includes the jobs marketplace and the business marketplace, is extremely competitive. Whether you’re a freelancer, entrepreneur, or webmaster, the ability to think strategically and effectively is always going to … Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills”