Category Archives: Soft Skills

Email Rules that Mean the Difference Between Casual and Professional

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US employees spend, on average, about a quarter of the workweek combing through hundreds of emails. Despite the fact that we’re glued to our reply buttons, career coach Barbara Pachter says plenty of professionals still don’t know how to follow email rules appropriately.

Here are some basic, modern email rules every professional should know…   

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Effective Communication Skills Enhance Your Career [Infographic]

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As companies look for ways to pull the best candidates from an increasingly qualified pool, soft skills like communication become more important. But it’s not just about getting the job…

Effective communication skills help you do the job you signed on to do and enhance your prospects for the future.   

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Emotional Intelligence: How EQ Impacts Your Life and Career [Infographic]

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Each of us exhibits emotional intelligence (EQ) in three ways: using emotions, understanding and perceiving emotions, and managing emotions.

For a better idea of where you stand regarding EQ, take a look at this infographic from NetCredit…   

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#InternPro Chat: Soft Skills: Who Says My Communication Skills Suck?

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Today, more than ever before, potential employers are placing greater emphasis on soft skills. But soft skills are notoriously hard to quantify.

Your communication skills, however, are on display from the moment you make contact…

This is the topic we’ll take on during our next #InternPro chat. Join us!   

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5 Ways to Make Yourself an Even More Effective Team Member

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Teamwork brings individuals together in a coordinated effort to work towards a common goal.

Here are five actions you can take to become a better team collaborator, inspire your teammates, and help your team become high performing…   

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Essential Soft Skills that Enhance Your Value [Infographic]

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To learn more about the essential job skills employers are looking for, take a look at this infographic from Execu|Search. It lays out the top ten soft skills currently in-demand in the job market. With this list in hand, you can begin to build and strengthen these skills to increase you value and improve your chances.    

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