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Last updated: 21 Nov 2016

Top 10 Skills for Project Managers

Published: 8/18/2016

Findcourses.com has examined over 42,000 current job ads in order to identify the skills that are most in demand right now for the position of Project Manager.

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Top 10 Skills for Graphic Designers

Published: 8/18/2016

Findcourses.com has examined over 13,000 current job ads in order to identify the skills that are most in demand right now for the position of Graphic Designer.

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Top 10 Skills for HR Managers

Published: 8/18/2016

Findcourses.com has examined over 47,000 current job ads in order to identify the skills that are most in demand right now for the position of Human Resource Manager.

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Top 10 Skills for Marketing Managers

Published: 8/18/2016

Findcourses.com has examined over 16,000 current job ads in order to identify the skills that are most in demand right now for the position of marketing manager.  The results of the survey show that the most sought after skills for marketing managers at the moment are communication skills and strategic thinking. This analysis was conducted in August of 2016 and took into account 16,856 j ...

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How to Balance Professional Development With Your Career

Published: 6/29/2016

Learning and development can easily take a backseat to pressing work responsibilities.However, ignoring professional development opportunities will take its toll on your performance making it easier for your employer to pass you over for a promotion and serving as a handicap in any future job searches. Five tips to help you carve out the time to learn!

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How to Showcase Your Professional Development on LinkedIn

Published: 6/28/2016

Do you find that simply listing your degrees on your LinkedIn profile don't highlight all of the learning and development you've done since finishing at university? There are two methods of listing your professional development courses on LinkedIn and each has its advantages. Learn more!

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Easy Second Careers to Get Into

Published: 11/3/2015

Whether it may be for personal or other reasons, at one point in a professional's life, they would consider switching jobs or even careers. The issues  that plague many are how they would go about doing this, what would be the qualifications required, etc. What many don't know is that there are various options for someone at such a crossroad. Here are a list of second careers that are relatively easy to get into:

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Languages for the 21st Century Workplace

Published: 11/3/2015

Globalization and communication is bringing the world closer and closer and global expansion of business industries is happening more rapidly than ever. Since business industries are increasing their diverse operations and business relationships worldwide, the practical reasons of hiring professionals with multiple language proficiency are compelling. Which languages should you learn for the best career opportunities in this global economy?

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Have success in your job interview and land your dream job!

Published: 10/7/2015

You have found the perfect internship, your dream job or maybe a part-timer that fits in with your busy schedule while completing your studies. You have filled out the job application, brushed up the final bits of your CV and sent it off to your prospective employer. The only thing left to do is keep an eye on your phone and wait for it to ring. Or is it? In this article you can read up on what an HR Manager's tips for how to make sure that you are fully prepared for that big day, the job interview.

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How Young Job Hoppers are Affecting HR and the Industry

Published: 9/29/2015

Fast-growing economies and high competition among companies have led to a dramatic increase in turnover rates among working professionals. Find out how young job hoppers are affecting HR and the industry - The latest research compiled by Findcourses.com shows the shifting challenges of HR to deal with a job hopper generation.

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7 Reasons Why You Should *Not* Go To College

Published: 9/16/2015

With the convergence of the web and a feeble economy, everything has changed; we've come to a point in mankind's history where advanced education no longer works. Any individual who commits the big mistake of seeking post high school education in this day and age may live to be disappointed about it. Even though, numerous professions still require school training, for example, the Medicinal and Law field, amongst others. Is college really beneficial for individuals or is it better to consider another path? View these seven reasons and discover whether college is the right decision for you.

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Top 5 Locations across America To Start a Career in Renewable Energy

Published: 9/15/2015

For the past few decades, the allocation of energy sources and saving energy have been one of the most pressing global issues of concern. Owing to this fact, study and employment opportunities in this sector have been rising exponentially especially across North America. Throughout the United States and Canada there are several highly acclaimed institutions offering academic, as well as professional development training in renewable energy sources. The renewable energy commercialization industry has been growing day by day. Solar energy and wind energy are the most popular applications for this alternative energy. Many people are relying on these renewable sources to generate electricity for their homes and offices. The following is a list of just some of the potential green energy hubs in North America.

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5 Reasons To Become a Financial Planner

Published: 9/14/2015

Learn what being a financial planner entails and career prospects for certified financial planners.

Find out five benefits of becoming a financial planner from estimated growth in the profession, salary, and paths to entering this profession.

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How to Improve Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace

Published: 9/14/2015

The knowledge and expertise of employees are a company's greatest asset. Sharing knowledge with each other drives up the value of employee knowledge and is considered essential in the ever-evolving corporate environment. Effective knowledge sharing at the workplace enhances the capability and quality of the team driving productivity and innovation.

Here are 8 tips to enhance knowledge sharing in your organization.

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Business Writing Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Published: 9/3/2015

Professionals handling business clients on a regular business will know how vital it is for organizations to make a first impression while bidding for contracts. Content managers and client service executives have to take into account several aspects while preparing business proposals, presentations, as well as business reports.

Here is our list of the common business writing traps  - and how to avoid them.

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How to Make the Most of a Performance Review

Published: 9/3/2015

Performance reviews are considered great tools in assessing one’s abilities as an employee and comparing their achievements with those of fellow co-workers and to the company as a whole. The method of analyzing an official by a performance review may vary from one company to the other but the basics of assessing their capabilities are more or less the same. Here's how to prepare for your next performance review!

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Team Building Activities to Try Out

Published: 9/3/2015

Team building, is one of the essentials of professional and personal development as it encourages communication among co-workers which is vital for organizational performance. At the workplace, many obstacles can be overcome by having cordial relations with co-workers and being motivated to achieve organization-specific goals and unified objectives. Try out these team-building suggestions.

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Top 5 Skills Volunteering Teaches You

Published: 9/3/2015

Some of us might think that volunteering is plain hard work no money given for your efforts. However, those involved in volunteer organizations or have had some experience of volunteering at some point in their lives would disagree. Takeaways cannot always be measured with money. Volunteering might not pay you a hefty sum for the hard work but it will certainly impart skills and lessons that are priceless. Volunteering is not a one-way street and people can learn many skills from volunteering in different social and non-profit organizations as well as NGOs. Here are the top five skills that volunteering will teach you.

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Training Boomers and Millennials Together

Published: 8/31/2015
A number of stereotypes arise when the Baby Boomer and Millennial generations are discussed, especially within the workplace. ‘Boomers’ are said to lack all understanding of technology while ‘Millennials’ are said to be devoid of emotion and unable to hold face-to-face conversations. These stereotypes and many more have been perpetuated for so long that they have begun to b ...
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How to Become an Influencer

Published: 8/31/2015

Have you ever wondered how a person continuously shuttles to better job positions, one after the other, and has all those qualities and things happening for him/her that you have always been envious of? Well, here’s the secret, he/she is developing own brand in the long run and is doing one of the most essential forms of marketing, called self-marketing or self-image. Learn how to become an influencer in 7 simple steps!

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