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10 Career Skills to Have During and Post-Pandemic 2020

10 Career Skills to Have During and Post-Pandemic 2020

Right now, several people around the world are asking themselves a similar question: “What do I want in a career?” A question like this can take someone on an incredible journey to find what aligns with their passion, strengths, and skills.

Effective Management and Positive Assertiveness

Effective Management and Positive Assertiveness

One of the most effective ways for a manager to pull people together for a common purpose is using the technique known as Positive Assertiveness. This approach is all about demanding quality work from your team, while maintaining an amicable atmosphere. By cultivating a powerful leadership style, you can accomplish more every day, while guiding your team toward better long-term results.

Top 5 Non-Technical Skills Every Web Developer Should Have

Top 5 Non-Technical Skills Every Web Developer Should Have

Web Development continues to be one of the hottest industries, and the demand for skilled professionals shows no signs of slowing. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce, employment of Web Developers is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. 

7 Skill Areas Required for a Digital Transformation

7 Skill Areas Required for a Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation (DX) is the application of digital technologies to improve the performance or reach of a business, and it will continue to be an important topic for companies across the globe. Executives in all industries are using digital advances, such as data analytics, mobility, social media, and smart embedded devices (IoT) to change customer relationships, internal processes, and value propositions.

7 Skills Every Great Leader Should Have

7 Skills Every Great Leader Should Have

Simply because someone has worked for several years in a particular role or industry doesn’t mean they’ve automatically gained the qualities and skills needed to successfully lead a team. Also, being promoted to a management level position doesn’t automatically transition someone into a great leader.

8 Reasons Businesses Embrace Microlearning

8 Reasons Businesses Embrace Microlearning

Today, unfortunately, many employees have less and less time to dedicate to learning and professional development, which is why the way in which businesses deliver training to their employees must change and/or adapt. According to research gathered by Deloitte: “The average employee only has time to devote 1% of their work week to professional development. That means only 24 minutes a week or 4.8 minutes a day can be allotted for training in a normal 40-hour work week.” Perhaps this is why so many businesses are embracing microlearning as their preferred method of training.

How Professional Development Can Create Great Leaders

How Professional Development Can Create Great Leaders

Training your leaders is an important component of running a successful business. However, many managers are only gaining skills through on-the-job experience and not through formal professional development. Is on-the-job experience the best and only way to learn? Are soft skills just as important or even more important as hard skills?

5 Most Common Grammar Errors in Work Emails

5 Most Common Grammar Errors in Work Emails

Making a typo in a work email is usually an accident. Although it can be embarrassing, many people overlook the faux pas, since more often than not, the typo does not change the message of the email. However, many people make grammar errors every day. Unlike typos and auto correct mishaps, these grammar errors are a little harder to discern from accidents. They can cause confusion in work emails and, worse, reflect poorly on the sender.

Increase Productivity with Soft Skills Training

Increase Productivity with Soft Skills Training

When it comes to skills in employment, the first line of emphasis is typically towards abilities, training, and knowledge of specific skill sets. These are referred to as hard skills. Soft skills, however, are often overlooked, yet they also play an important role in day-to-day operations.

Soft skills are personal attributes that enhance an individual’s interactions, job performance, and career prospects. Unlike hard skills, which are about a person’s skill set and ability to perform a certain type of task or activity, soft skills are interpersonal and broadly applicable.

Top 10 Presentation Tools, Apps & Utilities

Top 10 Presentation Tools, Apps & Utilities

Often, while I am presenting material during one of my courses, I receive questions from my students about the specific presentation tools, utilities, and applications that I like to use, and many times, the students have never heard of them.

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