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”

How to Develop Analytical Skills & How It Can Benefit Your Career

When it comes to developing a successful career, analytical skills are extremely important in developing a successful career. Having heard this often, chances are that you got passed up for a promotion or raise. The problem is, however, that many do not realize what the analytical skills are that they need for the career that … Continue reading “How to Develop Analytical Skills & How It Can Benefit Your Career”

Effective Communication: Its Importance for Success

A seasoned professional needs to know how to select ideas, plan and implement what they want to convey. You need to know how to convince and master the subject you want to defend. That is, good communication depends on good planning and superior communication tools like efficient phone systems and high speed internet. Good communication is … Continue reading “Effective Communication: Its Importance for Success”

36 Amazing Websites That Will Teach You Great New Skills!

Michelangelo at the age of 87 said, “I am still learning”. This shows that if you want to be creative in your life, you should never hesitate from learning something new. In this era, there’s no excuse to present for not being able to learn any new skills. Decades ago, we were limited to the … Continue reading “36 Amazing Websites That Will Teach You Great New Skills!”

7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You

If you’ve got a particular career goal in mind, then you probably know all about the specific “hard” skills that you’ll need to get there. Aside from these, however, there are a range of more universal traits that all employers will look for when they’re running a recruitment drive. Some of these may be more … Continue reading “7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You”

Increase Your Skillset To Further Your Career!

Sometimes you get stuck in your career, you may not have certain skills or qualities you will need to possess to move onto the next level. Don’t fret though, there are always ways in which you can improve yourself and eventually move up the career ladder. But first, you need to put the effort in to … Continue reading “Increase Your Skillset To Further Your Career!”

Steps You can Take Right Now to Build Your Career

Do you feel stuck in a work-related slump? Or wish to bring your A-game to the workplace? We have all been in this situation at least once in our lifetime. While starting careers after graduation from college, almost everybody dreams of becoming successful quickly. Everybody wants to land their dream job (read: the one that … Continue reading “Steps You can Take Right Now to Build Your Career”

3 Simple Things That Can Hold You Back During Your Job Search

Often, during your job search, it seems as if some people get snapped up just like that, while some of us find ourselves looking for jobs for months. Not being able to find a job can be upsetting and stressful, especially when you have a family to support and bills to pay. The problem is … Continue reading “3 Simple Things That Can Hold You Back During Your Job Search”

Follow These Steps For Long-Term Career Success

No matter what your career is, chances are you are keen to make it as much of a success as possible. Regardless of how far along you are, or where on the ladder, there is always more you could be doing. To tell the truth, there are really only a few basic steps which you … Continue reading “Follow These Steps For Long-Term Career Success”