All Blog Posts Tagged 'skills' (97)

Why Reading Makes an Employee More Attractive

Reading hosts a myriad of personal benefits and has been acknowledged as one of the most common hobbies among people of all ages. Most successful people such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are readers of nonfiction books. According to the…

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Added by Devin Caldwell on October 30, 2017 at 12:44pm — No Comments

6-year High Schools Could Be The Answer to Skills Shortage

It’s been said the most in-demand jobs of the future exist only in our imaginations. An estimated 65% of children entering schools today will work in roles that don’t currently exist and the central driving force is technology. The quick pace of high-tech, in-demand skills training has caused…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 25, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

How playing games can help you land your dream job

Playing games is not a bad thing and can help you build a career – tell this to your parents next time. Scientific studies show that computer games literally enhance your logical, literary and social skills. There is no age limit, children can develop cognitive abilities much faster just by playing the right games. According to the Fall 2014 issue of American Journal of Play, children who like video games demonstrate perception, attention, memory, and decision-making processes more…

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Added by Julia Baron on November 18, 2016 at 4:40am — No Comments

Urban vs. Forest Firefighter: What's the Difference in Jobs?

When it comes to firefighting, there are two main factions of jobs to choose from. The stereotypical firefighter you think of with a pole slide and Dalmatian is an urban career, but many don’t also consider forest firefighters when thinking about this position. One key difference between urban and forest or wildland firefighters is the location, but it definitely isn’t the only difference. Each position comes with separate and specific duties, challenges, and rewards.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 8, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Urban vs. Forest Firefighter: What's the Difference in Jobs?

When it comes to firefighting, there are two main factions of jobs to choose from. The stereotypical firefighter you think of with a pole slide and Dalmatian is an urban career, but many don’t also consider forest firefighters when thinking about this position. One key difference between urban and forest or wildland firefighters is the location, but it definitely isn’t the only difference. Each position comes with separate and specific duties, challenges, and rewards.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 8, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Best for Your Business: Tips for Hiring the Right People

You want good quality people on your current team and should always be on the lookout for candidates who can help you grow your business. Interviewing and taking applications takes time and money, and while this might take time away from other responsibilities, the benefits will be immeasurable. When interviewing these candidates, there are several ways you can ensure you receive the best person for the job.…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 26, 2016 at 5:45pm — No Comments

How to Improve Your Recruiting Skills

As with almost every other aspect of the business world today, people are being asked to do more with less. Recruiters are in the uncomfortable position of having to deliver skilled candidates to an organization, and they must do so in increasingly…

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Added by Kelly Smith on April 26, 2016 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

BBC micro:bit – Is It Enough?

On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

THE RESUME AND GETTING IT READY FOR THE JOB SEARCH

Getting started on the resume can often be one of the most difficult parts of the job search. Resumes, in the beginning, can seem tedious and time-consuming. You may be unsure of what to do, always keep in mind that …

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on April 4, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Crucial Conversations and How to Manage Them

Crucial Conversations are risky and are generally high stakes that embrace strong emotions and varied opinions. Moreover, such conversations are unavoidable and often come up when we are unprepared and defenceless. Generally, as a human nature, we try to avoid discussions we fear will hurt us or worsen the situation. Whether one-to-one interactions are personal or professional, we strive to back away from such conversations as these bring anger, pain, fear,…

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Added by Ravi Mishra on October 16, 2015 at 2:41am — No Comments

Corporate Training: Ladder to Success

The frantic corporate world has caught the fancy of a number of people wanting to take big strides in their professional lives. The avenues of growth and the innumerable perks that accompany the glamorous corporate world seem rather lucrative to a wide class of people, especially the ones who are taking the leap, and are just marking their initiation into this world of immeasurable possibilities and opportunities.

The corporate world is also notoriously famous for certain…

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Added by Ravi Mishra on September 15, 2015 at 8:50am — No Comments

The Big C of Business - Communication

Business and communication are two distinct categories that make a significant whole. In today’s fierce and competitive economy, it is almost impossible to do without effective business communication skills. Business communications are not simply restricted to communication and conversational skills (though they form a major crux of the same) but include a plethora of activities like…

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Added by Ravi Mishra on September 15, 2015 at 8:36am — No Comments

Organizing a Happy Workplace

Give a Happy "Hello!" in the Morning

You should not plot into your office with your eyes down, and…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on March 11, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Employment Brand: Must Be Educated For A Job On Our Ignorant Team

For as long as I can remember (probably as long as they've been in existence) one way I've kept tabs on the job market and trends in general is through active job alerts from various job boards.

I know, #NerdAlert right? 

Whether I'm looking or not, I periodically look at posted jobs that come through to see what's up, who's hiring, and of course wonder about the companies posting the same opening every few weeks or month after month. 

I clicked on a…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 26, 2015 at 11:17pm — 2 Comments

The Digital Revolution: Is our workforce at risk of full automation?

For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

AUGMENT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS: VOLUNTEER

Looking for a career can easily become a full-time job in itself. Sometimes the job search can take over other aspects of your life, which can then negatively affect how your search progresses. If you take the time to find out how volunteer work augments your…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on February 12, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments

DOES YOUR RESUME MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION?

We all hear about how critical it is to make a good first impression. An important study recently showed that first impressions are eerily accurate and frustratingly arbitrary.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 8, 2014 at 6:33pm — 2 Comments

How Do You Replace a Retiring Hydroengineer Workforce with a Specialized Skill Set?

It was recently highlighted by Fox News that two-fifths of the workforce at the Hoover Dam will be retiring in the next 5 years.

The government will need to…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on April 17, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

5 Signs You're Dealing With a Recruiter That Cares

If you’re a sceptic of recruitment agencies, chances are it is due to a bad experience where you’ve been shown a complete lack of integrity and candidate care.

The recruiter probably expressed little interest about your individual requirements and deemed that your CV had enough keywords in it to send it over…

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Added by Dominic (Whitehall Resources) on March 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Recruitment Skills

What are the skills required to get recruited? You might be very good at your technical but all of these can be showcased only after you get into a job. It is how you present your skills that impress the employers the most. For this the most important factor is your communication skill. You could be just average or above average at your technical but if it is backed up with good communication skills, you…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

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