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Conquer your fear of public speaking with these handy tips

Fear of public speaking is a very common problem, and not without good reason. After...

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How to influence other people

Making an impact often involves being able to influence other people to help you achieve...

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Top tips for being assertive

Being assertive means taking control of your life, asking for what you want and saying...

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Why future skills?

Future skills, also known as soft skills, real-world skills or 21st-century skills, are essential to...

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The interview questions that might catch you out

Preparing for interviews, and in particular preparing for tricky interview questions can be stressful, whether...

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How to become an exceptional proofreader and spot those pesky mistakes

The ability to proofread your own writing is an important skill for producing error-free work,...

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How to improve your communication skills with these great tips

Communicating with confidence will get you heard in seminars and discussions at school and university,...

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How to use body language during a presentation

It’s easy to spend a long time agonising over what to say when it comes...

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Do’s and don’ts of creating a perfect CV

Writing a CV… sooner or later, we all have to do it. However, trying to...

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What are the questions to ask at an interview?

Interviews can be stressful experiences. From choosing what clothes to wear to coping with nerves,...

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What are soft skills and how can they help me?

Many jobs require you to have some specific knowledge, skills or qualifications, but to succeed...

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Eight ways to improve your self-confidence

Do you ever wish that you could improve your self-confidence to get your ideas across...

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