Category Archives: Soft Skills

15 Powerful Strategies for Improving Your Communication Skills

communication skills

Many recruiters, hiring managers, and HR pros feel that communication skills are the most important traits an applicant can highlight during a job search.

But how do you improve your communication skills?    

Posted in Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Art of Persuasion: How to Win a Salary Increase [Infographic]

salary increase

You’ve shown you can handle additional responsibilities. Performance reviews are solid. So it seems like a salary increase is well within reach, right?

In the business world, though, this is easier said than done. So the art of persuasion becomes a big factor in getting the raise you deserve…   

Posted in Infographic, Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Future Workforce: 10 In-Demand Skills for 2020 [Infographic]

future workforce

Those of us just beginning our careers can be sure of one thing… the future workforce won’t look a lot like today’s. In fact, the skills that are in-demand today may be virtually irrelevant in just a few years.

So, what are the skills most likely to be in-demand in 2020?   

Posted in Infographic, Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Hit Send Yet: Email Etiquette Rules We All Must Follow

email etiquette rules

Writing emails may seem straightforward: type out your message, enter the address, and hit send. But there’s more to it. Much more.

Writing effective emails is a skill developed through experience, and there are email etiquette rules you have to learn.   

Posted in Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Easy Way: 20 Ways to Improve Empathy at Work [Infographic]

20 ways to improve empathy

Empathy can be a powerful tool for building positive work relationships. However, empathy doesn’t come easily for everyone.

This infographic from GetCRM helps you discover ways to practice empathy in your everyday life…   

Posted in Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Our Unknown Skill Sets: How to Discover Your Thinking Talents

thinking talents

What are “thinking” talents? Those are the talents and skills you might not know you have until you really think about it!

With self-criticism as the norm, identifying and placing a value on your hidden talents can admittedly be a huge challenge….   

Posted in Soft Skills | Tagged , , | Leave a comment