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8 project management skills you need at work

Project management means, yep you guessed it, managing a project. That means overseeing a temporary task or group of tasks from beginning to end. The goal is to create a specific product, service or result. Being...  

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...  

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...  

What skills do I need for a creative job?

If you love making things, solving problems and have a creative spark, a career in the creative industries could be perfect for you. There are so many exciting roles for creatives. You could be designing...  

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...  

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...  

Functional skills qualifications: What are they?

Functional skills qualifications give you knowledge and skills in maths, English and ICT which you can apply to real-life situations in work, study and your personal life. If you’re thinking about...  

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...  

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...  

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