Category: Soft Skills

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  No one likes a queue jumper, right? Everyone hates being stuck in a line, and we all agree that the fairest outcome for all is to simply wait our turn. Now imagine this scene. Two managers at a major inner-city firm step into the company lift. Small talk turns to the good news that Read More

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Making it safer to respectfully disagree – Phillip Crockford, CEO V-Teams   We all have opinions. All the time. About anything and everything. Opinions are, as they say, ‘a dime a dozen’. In our current hyper-connected world, they are more like ‘a dime a million’. This constant activity of assessing the people and situations we Read More

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  We all know that work can be stressful and a little chaotic at times. During these stressful times, we can be brought into a space of overwhelm, or negative thoughts and energy, which can impact on our productivity and performance. It is important that workers learn to manage their negative emotions in order to Read More

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  Nurturing your IT workforce could save you revenue in technology mishaps   It has been said time and time again that advances in digital technology are changing the professional workforce and evidently, organisations must adapt in order to survive. According to a study by Accenture, leaders in embracing digital technology grow revenue at more Read More

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  As 2020 approaches, the workforce will continue to change as we further embrace the 4th industrial revolution. Like with the previous industrial revolutions, the 4th will transform the skillset and job skills required from workers, especially in today’s global knowledge economy.   A study by the World Economic Forum found that 35% of the Read More

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Being able to communicate at work is essential to career success. If unable to effectively communicate at work, you may find yourself missing out on opportunities such as a promotion or securement of an important business deal. Furthermore, effective communication in the workplace is fundamental to the success of every business, as it strengthens relationships Read More

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When searching for a job or applying for a promotion, you will find that recruitment managers are looking for candidates with two types of skills: hard and soft. Hard skills are directly related to a specific job and are typically quantifiable skills that can be gained through education and training. Soft skills, on the other Read More