Many college students hate the English Comp requirement. What possible good does it provide for a business or STEM major? After, it’s not like they’ll be looking for a job as a writer. In truth, however, developing strong writing skills helps you communicate clearly, professionally, and precisely. And even a well written email can set you apart from others in you field. People with strong writing skills stand a better chance of getting hired by top tier employers and, in the end, they make more money.
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.
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…
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…
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At some point in your career, you will need to deliver a powerful presentation. Will you be ready? Your boss asks you to present their work to management. You work hard to put together the material in a way that lets the bosses know your team is on track. Then, the day of the presentation arrives. Suddenly, it feels like grammar school again. The teacher just asked you to stand in front of the class. Your knees start shaking, you start sweating, and you just might lose your breakfast in front of everyone. You’re not alone. For many of us, the thought
Leadership skills are one of the most important traits to showcase on your resume. Unfortunately, it’s one of those skills that everyone claims to have… but few know how to list effectively.
So how do you demonstrate strong leadership skills in a concrete, measurable manner on your resume?