Employability skills

Video: Why money management is a great skill for work and life

Money management. Sounds like fun, right? OK, maybe not, but we bet that once you've got the hang of it, you'll find it surprisingly rewarding. Being able to manage your money isn't just a great life...  

Video: How to improve your problem-solving skills

Are you at a bit hazy about what problem-solving actually means, let alone how you can develop this skill yourself and how it can help you at work?  You might be surprised to learn that...  

How to improve your IT skills for work

Most of us spend the best part of our waking lives connected to wifi – and you may struggle to remember a time when this wasn’t completely normal. Whether it’s our phones, our tablets,...  

Video: How to improve your teamwork skills

It's one of the most important skills that employers look for. The good thing is, you can develop your teamworking abilities in loads of different ways - some of them might surprise you! Check out...  

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...  

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...  

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...  

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