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Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills

Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills

Before we delve into what the most in-demand hard and soft skills are in 2019, let’s first take a look at the definition of these two skill types. Hard skills are essentially teachable skills and something that is easy to quantify. In contrast, soft skills are people skills and focus on traits and behaviors. Hard skills are things you may learn in school or get a certificate for, while soft skills are harder to assess. That said, don’t overlook soft skills. According to LinkedIn, 57 percent of leaders say soft skills are more important than hard skills. That’s because an employer can teach hard skills much easier than they can teach soft skills. LinkedIn put together a list of the top soft and hard skills employers need most. Below are there findings:
Tuesday, August 13, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (285)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Video Interviewing Tips

Video Interviewing Tips

In today’s digital age, doing a video job interview is fairly common practice. If you are on the job market and haven’t done one yet, you can most likely bet you will be doing one soon. Whether you’re a tech-savvy Gen Z or someone that hasn’t used video conferencing before, everyone can improve their video conferencing skills. Here are some tips to help you shine during your next video interview. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (586)/Comments (16)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Reentering the Workplace

Reentering the Workplace

Many people temporarily leave the corporate workplace at one point or another in their life. Whether it’s to raise children, take care of an ailing or elderly family member, or another reason, it’s a personal decision for individuals to make. Deciding when to re-enter the workplace is another personal decision and for many can be daunting, especially after a lengthy absence. To make this process a little less intimidating, we have put together some tips and suggestions for those wanting to re-enter the workforce after a lengthy break.
Tuesday, July 02, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1200)/Comments (32)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Is a 4-Day Workweek a Good Idea?

Is a 4-Day Workweek a Good Idea?

The rise of the 4-day workweek is a trend to be noticed. Companies around the world have been exploring the possibility of shifting their employees’ workweek to 32-hours and researching the advantages and disadvantages of this nontraditional working style. Studies have shown that a shortened workweek results in happier workers, decreased stress-levels and increased productivity. Truthfully, everyone looks forward to the occasional 3-day weekend, and, in this case, a 3-day weekend would come every week — what’s not to love! Though this is a sound and favored plan for employees, what does it mean for business?
Wednesday, June 05, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1609)/Comments (18)/ Article rating: 4.8
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Getting Comfortable With Discomfort for Career Success

Getting Comfortable With Discomfort for Career Success

These days, the topic of “daring greatly” has been circulating around various social media platforms. The idea of “daring greatly” originally comes from Teddy Roosevelt who said:
Tuesday, April 30, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (2529)/Comments (15)/ Article rating: 5.0
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