Employability skills

Skill Up: What Are Soft Skills And Why Are They Important?

You might have heard people talk about "soft skills" before and wondered what exactly they mean.Well, they're not talking about software or softball or anything fluffy... Soft skills is a term often used...  

What Does My Body Language Say About Me at Work?

When it comes to dealing with people in person, whether you’re at a job interview, serving a customer at work, or just hanging out with friends, your body language is crucial. Why? Because your...  

Four Things The Apprentice Has Taught Us About Teamwork

Cringe-worthy catchphrases and boardroom bust-ups: Yep, The Apprentice is in it's tenth series and still going strong. The award-winning BBC show follows a number of business hopefuls as they compete...  

What are key skills? Employability skills to help you get a job    

With so many young people out there looking for jobs, how do you stand out from the crowd and impress employers? This is where key skills come in. Key skills are employability skills that you need for...  

Skill Up: What Soft Skills do Employers Look For in Job Applicants?

We've written an article listing soft skills before, but in this post, we wanted to focus specifically on what employers are looking for. Unlike academic subjects like maths, English and...  

What are Commercial Awareness Skills?

Commercial awareness is one of the most sought-after skills by employers yet it's one that is often overlooked by job applicants. Being able to demonstrate these skills can give you a huge advantage when...  

How to Improve Your Teamwork Skills and Impress Employers

One of the most valuable skills you can develop while you're still at school is team working. Almost every employer will look for evidence of you being a team player when they read your CV or interview...  

How to improve your problem-solving skills for work

Problem solving is part of everyday life, and we face problems from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed. Employers rate problem-solving skills highly, so you need to demonstrate that you...  

How to Improve Your Communication Skills For Work

One of the most essential skills in life as well as work, good communication enables you to influence the decisions of others. You'll likely come across many situations in your working life when you'll...  

What Are Transferable Skills And How Can They Help My Career?

Transferable skills are abilities that you can use in any job. You might develop skills in one environment, such as work experience, that can then be used in another setting - like a full-time job. Right...  

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