Archives of Skills You Need

70% of job ads require excellent communication skills. And this is often mistaken for simply ‘good reading and writing skills’. The reality is good communication is much broader than this and, done well, can genuinely be make or break.
A few weeks ago, the office was in a heated debate. The topic - should you rate your skills on your resume? After taking the debate to LinkedIn, we pulled together the top 3 reasons you should NOT rate your skills.
Whether you’re dressing for a big interview, a corporate event or just a normal day at work, it can be a struggle to know what is and isn’t ok to wear.
Job interviewers are purely there to understand and see how you tackle and overcome the questions. Introducing the STAR process into your answers may be the factor which set your constructed and efficient answers aside from the other applicants.
If, like me, you dread having to network, take solace in the knowledge that most people hate networking, even those who seem to effortlessly command a room.
Habits are pretty sick. They enable us to do what we want without thinking about it. So, establish some good habits in your life. Maybe try exercise!
Here's the thing about building a personal brand. When you first decide you're going to give yourself a professional makeover by going to ALL the events; connecting with ALL the right people; writing new articles for a blog EVERY week; cleaning up your social media (and maybe even joining NEW platforms) ... it can be quite exciting, right!?
Let’s look at a few ways we can harness our emotional intelligence and communication to become stronger team players (and leaders) as we move through our careers.
When it comes to navigating communication in the workplace, it's entirely up to you how prepared you are to handle and execute your best verbal and non-verbal self in the boardroom, lunch room, coffee cart, at your desk, on the phone and on email ... yep there really are that many!
Resilience is (to me, anyway): Tackling challenges and setbacks as they come – and oh, they will come – whilst always knowing deep down that I am strong enough to get where I want to go.