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Moulding Millennials: Soft Skills Development in a New Generation
Soft skills training is a vital part of personal development, but there are a number of challenges in bringing this opportunity to a millennial workforce.Read More
Stephanie Morgan Gone fishing: addressing the soft skills challenge?
Asking a propective employee 'what type of fish they would be' is the epitome of a desperate interview question. We take a look at what can be done to help businesses and managers appreciate the ‘soft skills’ that employees possess.Read More
Annette Quinn Managers: It's time to manage your emotions at work
We are all human and it would be impossible to leave all concerns and worries with your coat when you arrive at work. However, what can be done is controlling behaviour, so the negative emotions aren’t passed on to others with negative words and behaviour.Read More
Teresa Lovell How to add a landscape page in the middle of a portrait Word document
I often get asked how to insert a landscape page in the middle of a portrait document. It can be fiddly, and lots of people seem to get so far but then give up when it goes wrong, so here is a step by step guide on how to achieve it.Read More
Nigel Walpole Are presentation skills truly important?
I wish I had a pound for every job description I’ve seen which stated that the person filling the role must have “excellent presentation skills”.Read More
Nigel Walpole Are interpersonal skills something you can learn?
Given they are so important, perhaps the key question for Learning and Development professionals is: are interpersonal skills something that can be learned?Read More
Rachel Matthews How The Apprentice candidates are lacking business basics
It’s back for another year. The Apprentice is four episodes in and everyone is talking about the challenges, the contestants, and what they would do better.Read More
Denise Campbell Your body language is affecting your relationships
When you are communicating with others, your message is received and understood through the words you use, your tone (emphasis, pauses, inflection) and your Body Language (facial expressions, posture, gestures).Read More
Why we shouldn’t forget about business basics
Much has been discussed of late about graduates starting their careers with a perceived lack of “workplace ready” skills. But it’s not just the younger generation of workers that need help.Read More