Professional Development

Be Hardheaded about Soft Skills

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The fact that they are called soft skills cause many of us to dismiss them. They are not as easily quantifiable as technical skills, but they are just as important. Soft skills are skills that help with communication and understanding our fellow humans. Now these are essential to any profession but as stated above, they …

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Preparing for Opportunities and Creating Them

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It’s been a frustrating couple of months for you, looking for work opportunities. You’ve been to career fairs, networking events, and visited every job board you can think of. Yet, opportunities have not presented themselves. But fear not! An opportunity will come. Searching for the opportunity is not the top priority unless you have financial hardship. …

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How to Lead Interns – Play to their strengths!

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As a Social Media Consultant for Poprouser, I have had to familiarize myself with the world of Human Resources and its new incarnation: People Operations. Our previous post dealt with removing the fear of failure and we recently tweeted Sir Richard Branson’s rules for finding a mentor. People Ops is not about finding a part for …

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Marcus Aurelius’ Advice on Becoming a Better Business Leader

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In my capacity as a Social Media Consultant for Poprouser, a Miami-based HR and People Operations firm — I often tweet a relevant business topic to keep in line with the company’s vision. At times I’ll tweet something conventional and at times the geek inside me wants to delve into ancient history and tweet about …

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