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EQ: Why leaders are looking for ’emotional intelligence’

Increasingly, employers are looking for workers who can manage their relationships at work as well as they complete their job tasks. Workers are trained to trumpet technical skills and personal achievements on their resumés, and talk them up in job interviews. However, to succeed at work, either personally or as part of a team, an …

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The positive power of competitive friendship

This post was orginally published on https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220824-the-positive-power-of-competitive-friendship Staying friends with a professional rival can be hard – but studies show that keeping competition friendly could be to our advantage. One of the most touching moments of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis championships came from the women’s semi-final match between Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria. Away from the …

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Performance: The ‘entry ticket’ for career progression

This post was orginally published on https://skills4training.org/performance-the-entry-ticket-for-career-progression/ Performance is a something women seem to be consistently good at in their jobs, yet they often don’t use this fact to their advantage. Firstly, let’s look at why performance is so important: • It is the ‘entry ticket’ for career progression • It provides evidence at pay reviews …

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As hiring shifts towards virtual interviews, an increasing number of candidates are jumping in front of the camera to boost their odds of winning a job. Should you do the same?

This post was orginally published on https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220121-the-jobseekers-boosting-their-applications-with-video-cvs Sam Shepler was not surprised the first time he was asked to make a video resume in 2021. The US-based 32-year-old had noticed the trend growing in the previous year, and was applying for a video-editing role. He assumed the company wanted to see him demonstrate those skills and …

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Major Returns for Adult Learners Going Back to College

This post was orginally published on https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2022/07/25/major-returns-adult-learners-going-back-college A new report by Lightcast, a company that provides labor market data, found that going back to college is an especially good investment for adults learners. An analysis of more than 125 million online career profiles found that this group was 22 percent more likely to achieve upward mobility and earned …

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Ten Big Signs It’s Time for a Career Change – Which Applies to You?

This post was orginally published on https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/career-change/career-change/#ten-signs-you-might-need-a-career-change Thinking about changing careers? It’s time to find your passion and make that your job. The autumn leaves are beginning to fall, that “back to school” feeling is in the air and squeaky new shoes tramp the pavement as the chill wind blows. There’s an excitement about this time …

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How To Pay For College Without Student Loans

This post was orginally published on https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2022/06/24/how-to-pay-for-college-without-student-loans/?sh=507bded259d9 If you’re currently enrolled in college, planning to start college this fall, or you are approaching college age, you’re right to worry about the future of student loans. After all, college costs keep going up every year, and all the proposed “fixes” seem to deal with having debt forgiven …

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How Online Learning Is Reshaping Higher Education

This post was orginally published on https://www.usnews.com/news/education-news/articles/2022-02-15/how-online-learning-is-reshaping-higher-education As the pandemic eases, many institutions are realizing that properly planned online platforms will allow them to better serve all students, including nontraditional learners. Two years ago, as COVID-19 caused campuses to close, some institutions were able to shift their students to already robust online learning programs. But many other …

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How to cope with student life

This post was orginally published on https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/student-life/student-lifestyle/ How can I cope with the student lifestyle? Student life is full of new and exciting experiences and there is often lots going on. It is important to take the time to look after yourself to help you cope with the changes in lifestyle. Some areas that you could …

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7 Tips For Surviving Your Online Classes

This post was orginally published on https://www.collegeraptor.com/getting-in/articles/online-colleges/tips-for-surviving-your-online-classes/ Online classes have become more and more popular in recent years and it is no surprise why. Students can fit one more class into a busy schedule, take a class at a community college for a lower tuition rate, or even get their entire degrees online. Taking an online class …

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