“You need experience to get experience.” This seems to be the biggest issue for young adults transitioning into the workforce these days. Employers in today’s labor market rely heavily on glowing resumes that illustrate a relevant work history, an array of extracurricular hobbies and, on top of that, previous work experience. A practical work background carries a […]
How do I make my resume stand out? What experiences should I include? What rules should I be aware of? And specifically, what should be the length? Are these some of the questions that keep you up at night? Fret not, we will answer them all for you. Here’s our handy guide to resume writing […]
Teaching yourself any skill such as coding requires commitment and initiative but, at times, this can be easier said than done. In those moments when you can’t bring yourself to sit in front of the screen and get stuff done, read that essay, or watch that tutorial — these are the moments you need role models […]
In 2010, Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to build a toaster from scratch. He walked into a shop, purchased the cheapest toaster he could find, and promptly went home and broke it down piece by piece. Thwaites had assumed the toaster would be a relatively simple machine. By the time he was finished deconstructing it, […]
Three simple tips to resolve social stress and strengthen professional ties.
How often do you talk about building relationships consciously? It’s not easy, and it might be stressful. While most people often equate stress with its harmful effects, known as anxiety, stress can also have a stimulating effect, known as eustress. When a person meets an unfamiliar experience, such as working with a new team or starting a new job, eustress can be activated. As a leader, you know the importance of building strong relationships. Can you spend enough time to build positive client, group and partner relationships? Strong relationships do not develop immediately, but it is possible to learn relevant skills and activities.
English is the fastest growing language in human history. Today, about 1.75 billion people around the world speak the language. English is not just used in everyday situations — it is also used in businesses and professional settings all over the world. Learning English is not just a fun and interesting thing to do, it is an […]
Confidence, like many other desirable human qualities, is a skill that takes a little patience and time to master. Although some people can be born with confidence that knows no boundaries, many of us need a little boost to get our self-assurance to the ground. It is, however, an essential skill for any entrepreneur. We all know someone who oozes confidence wherever they show up. There’s no need to be envious. You, too, can be confident with a little practice. So what can you do to establish or reinforce your confidence? Acquire knowledge through experience It may sound obvious, but knowledge is the key to confidence; the more you know, the more confident you’re going to feel. Be eager to learn, to be confident. “The best way to build confidence in a given area is to invest energy in it and work hard at it”. Always, be open to receiving feedback or asking for support. Use the expression, “I don’t know, but I’ll find out,” to learn how to be confident. Practice speaking out in public If you feel nervous talking to others, don’t worry; you’re not alone. When you need to give an important presentation, brainstorm questions others might […]
Although there are many definitions when we are talking about being balanced we are referring to you allowing yourself quality time for each aspect of your life. Being so deeply engrossed in one area of your life often means that you are neglecting other areas of your life; which may be more important. If you are being […]