Category Archives: Soft Skills

Career 101: General Skills You Must Polish to Succeed [Infographic]

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You worked hard all through high school and college. High praise came your way from teachers and professors. You know everything there is to know about the field you’re entering and the job you want to do.

Unfortunately, that may not be enough. After all, there are few general skills you must polish to succeed in any career.   

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Finally! 7 Organizer Apps to Help Keep Life and Work in Order

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I like being as busy as possible. However, I don’t like busy trying to figure out everything that I have to do or planning the best way to be working on multiple ventures and activities at once.

Thankfully, there are now a number of new organizer apps available to help keep my life and work in order…   

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15 Powerful Strategies for Improving Your Communication Skills

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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?    

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

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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…   

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

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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?   

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

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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.   

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