Employability skills

How organisational skills can help you at school and work

Organisational skills can make your life easier both at school and at work. You probably have good organisational skills already. But thinking about what they involve and taking steps to improve them...  

How you can develop attention-to-detail skills

You may think attention-to-detail is an ability you are just born with – but, in fact, attention-to-detail skills can be learnt by applying some simple techniques. In this article we will define...  

Logical thinking: Why is it crucial in the workplace?

Good logical thinking skills make job candidates stand out. They also make working life more productive and are essential for particular job roles. Luckily, you pick up logical thinking skills in a whole...  

What are analytical skills?

Analytical skills are highly sought after in virtually every field of work but the term can seem a bit confusing and vague. In this article, we define analytical skills and explain how you are already...  

How to be more productive at work: tips from young professionals

Are you finding yourself really distracted at work? Losing focus? Never fear! We asked a bunch of apprentices, graduates and young professionals what productivity tips they swear by. Here are some of the...  

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...  

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