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10 Critical Skills for Career Success in the Coming Year [Infographic]

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Work today is increasingly collaborative and focused on solving complex problems in creative ways. This trend can only continue in the years and decades ahead. Work is also more trans-disciplinary than before. Those static, hard skills you learned in college are becoming less and less relevant. Oh, there will always be a need for knowledgeable experts, especially in STEM fields. But the critical skills of the future can’t be learned in a traditional classroom.   

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Productivity Killers: 3 Bandits Stealing Your Time [Infographic]

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Many of us don’t get as much work done as they would like to. Distractions add up as the day goes by and affect our productivity. Managing time efficiently and focusing on high-value work can help defeat the productivity killers you run into every day.   

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Problem Solving: The In-Demand Soft Skill [Infographic]

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Ok, so maybe you didn’t go to finest school. And maybe you didn’t major in business. You can still compete for that job you really want. In today’s job market, success is less about what you did in school and more about the skills you bring to the table. Are you a problem solver? More and more, potential employers are looking at soft skills to differentiate between qualified candidates. And problem solving is one of the most in-demand soft skills of them all.   

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Three Questions to Ask Yourself if You Struggle to Manage Time

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Many people I coach struggle to prioritize their work, battle to finish tasks and find time to think. I don’t know about you, but I struggle to do everyday things like shopping, cooking, and cleaning! Not to mention the lure of my mobile as it buzzes to announce yet another text or my laptop telling me another email has arrived. It doesn’t matter if you are at work or at home or out shopping, how to manage time is a critical skill in a world where weapons of mass distraction constantly seek your attention. ‘I don’t seem to have enough   

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Soft Skills Questions: You’re More Than Just a Resume [Infographic]

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Everyone knows that soft skills are an important part of success. We are inundated with advice on how to develop these skills. It seems like all we ever hear. How can we improve time management skills? How can we learn to communicate better? We even see articles about how to showcase them on our resume. But you are more than just a resume. How can you show off your soft skills in an interview? You need to learn to recognize and answer soft skills questions recruiters are sure to ask.   

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Time Management: 3 Questions to Help Keep You on Track

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Many people I coach struggle to prioritize their work, finish tasks, and find time to think. They are not alone; I don’t know about you, but I struggle to do everyday things like shopping, cooking, and cleaning! Not to mention the lure of my smartphone as it buzzes to announce yet another text or email. It doesn’t matter if you are at work or at home or out shopping, time management is a critical skill in a world where weapons of mass distraction constantly seek your attention. ‘I don’t seem to have enough time in the day’, ‘I haven’t got   

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