Employability skills

Why critical thinking skills matter at work

Our brains make thousands of super-fast assessments and quick calculations every day. Most of these are automatic, we don’t even realise it’s happening. But sometimes we need to take time to...  

What are technical skills and why do they matter?

Skills like communication abilities and a knack for problem-solving are important in any job. Employers love soft skills like these. But they also value technical skills, sometimes referred to as ‘hard...  

6 tips to improve your decision-making skills

What did you have for lunch today? Why did you choose that? The chances are, you acted on a hunch more than anything else. In your work life, making a decision is more than just a random choice....  

6 surprising ways to improve your creativity skills

You need to be an artist or have a career in music to have great creativity skills, right? Wrong! In fact anyone can develop brilliant creativity skills, and it doesn’t have anything to do with drawing...  

Why it pays to manage your money

Putting aside a few pounds from your part-time job each week to buy a new phone? You’re already on your way to becoming a money management expert. There are loads of benefits to learning how to manage...  

6 ways to improve your presentation skills that are actually fun

 Does the idea of giving a presentation at school make you break out into a cold sweat? Does your mind go blank when you give a talk to your colleagues? Presenting is tough. But there are a bunch...  

7 customer service skills you need to develop

Remember the last time you went to a restaurant and had an experience so brilliant that you immediately reviewed it on TripAdvisor? No? How about a bad experience in a café, where the waiter was...  

6 ways to improve your time management skills

 Are you one of those people who’s just always late? No matter what you do, you can’t seem to get to class or your next meeting on time? Or maybe you just can’t seem to get that...  

What skills do I need for a career in social care?

When you think of adult social care, you probably imagine a care assistant working with an older person. But while this is a really important job within social care, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. What...  

What skills do I need for a career in health?

Are you thinking about beginning a career in healthcare? Or maybe you’re wondering what job should do and looking into the different options. Skills for health jobs differ depending on the role...  

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