Individual skills

Video: How to improve your communication skills

Communication skills are pretty vital in the workplace, which is why employers rate them among the top skills they look for in job applicants. Check out this video to see what you can do already - and...  

Video: What are soft skills and why do they matter?

Soft skills are the social capabilities you pick up from life experience. Employers value them because they mean you can go further than the technical skills that make you good...  

How can research skills help me at work?

You might have come across situations at school where you need to research something. Maybe you’re making a presentation for class, gathering information for an essay, or revising for an upcoming...  

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...  

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...  

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...  

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