Individual skills

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 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 problem-solving skills for the workplace

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 Skills Do I Have? A List of Skills for the Workplace

When it comes to applying for jobs, or writing a CV, you'll likely be faced with the challenge of outlining your skills. Listing them all can be tough, especially if you've never had to think about them...  

How to Improve Your Lateral Thinking Skills For Work

Lateral thinking means taking a creative approach to a problem or challenge. It's a great skill to have at work.  Here we'll talk you through what the ability is, and give some examples of lateral...  

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