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If job stress is killing you, it’s time to leave

Her job was killing her. “Someone was always on top of me,” says Nicole Faith, who worked for one of the many Internet companies in the city. “I have no problem being accountable for what I do,” says the 26-year-old. But even when she was working from home, she felt that there was always someone […]

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Entrepreneurship

9 ways to think differently about growing your business

There are 1,001 ways you could grow your business ranging from the smallest changes to your day-to-day working practices, to significant changes such as franchising or setting up a branch of your business in another market. But, for most of us, it’s the smaller more manageable changes that make the most sense in the short-term. […]

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Skills Development

Why Lifelong Learning is More Important Now than Ever Before

Lifelong learning is an admirable goal, but it is even more than that. In today’s technological society where new advances may make some jobs obsolete, lifelong learning may be necessary to keep you employed in the long-term. Automation Brings Changes to Many Jobs A study by McKinsey showed that about 45 percent of all labor could be […]

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Skills Development

10 WAYS SMALL BUSINESSES CAN IMPROVE THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE

Small businesses around the world know that social media is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean you’ve yet had the chance to put in the time or effort necessary to cultivate a proper presence on the right networks. But even if you haven’t optimized your social media presence, there is still time, and the benefits will […]

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Skills Development

10 powerful quotes on soft skills

We truly believe that soft skills are at the core of any successful business and any successful career and we’re more passionate than ever about the power that soft skills hold.   Hence here are ten of favourites quotes from leading individuals in business, politics or media that iterate the importance of soft skills. “It is not the […]

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Skills Development

Do Companies Really Value Soft Skills More Than Hard Skills?

When looking at what it takes to find a job in your career of choice or to move to the next step in your discipline, we often think predominantly of technical skills — also known as hard skills. As in, what specific competencies do you need to complete the core duties of a role? Being […]

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Skills Development

Police Communication Skills Matter More Than Ever: Here’s Why

Perhaps today more than ever, it is crucial that police and law enforcement professionals have the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with fellow officers, subordinates, higher ups, community members, other departments and jurisdictions, and the court systems. Police communication skills — needed to investigate crimes; de-escalate situations; build trust with communities; and write memos, […]

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5 easy steps to getting a job that no one will tell you

If you have just graduated or finished college a few years ago and are finding it difficult to break through into the workplace, there may be a reason for that. As the most educated generation ever, there are some things you may not have considered when it comes to getting a “real” job – which is where we […]

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Top 5 Tips to Setting Competitive Salaries to Attract and Retain Talent

Ask any business where salary ranks in importance for attracting and retaining talent, and you’ll likely get a range of responses. Some will say pay is the most influential decision an employer can make when it comes to talent management, while others will tell you it’s only a piece of the puzzle, and that as […]

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10 unmistakable signs it’s time to look for a new job

Sticking with the job you have is often a good choice—but inertia can be a career killer, too. Here are the signs of trouble to watch out for Is it time for a career change? Or better to stick it out at the office a few months more? Lots of workers spend too often sitting […]

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