Tag: communication skills

How to Initiate a Great Conversation

One of the key components to establishing a solid career is very good communication skills. In fact, it is imperative that developing good conversations is essential to growing your networking by focusing on relationships. When you understand the importance of initiating and developing a good conversation you will quickly find out people will give you

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Conversation Etiquette 101

Building a good relationship with people requires time, patience and an ability to engage! Having a good conversations is important to build that relationship. So how to you initiate one while adhering to proper etiquette? Be attentive When speaking with someone be sure to actively listen. Be sure to pick on key themes throughout their

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The Importance of Learning more about Your Local Community

Learning more about your community is a vital part of your personal and professional growth. Of course its not an obligation on your part to do it–the pros simply out weigh the cons. Connecting with your community can give you an increased awareness of the people, businesses, organizations and non-profits. Getting a better understanding of

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How to Build Your Career With Little or No Experience

Did you ever hear about the story of a man who became partners with the great inventor Thomas Edison? If you haven’t the man’s name was Edwin C. Barnes and he had a dream, a vision to become Edison’s partner. It was a long and unforgiving journey for Barnes made more difficult by the fact

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4 Tips You Can Use to Write Better

A majority of jobs these days require a decent level of communication skills which includes writing. At many jobs you don’t have to write reports or memos, yet writing can help you elevate your opportunities in the work place. Writing better also means writing a better resume and coverletter and increasing your chances of landing

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6 Ways to Build a Writing Portfolio

Writing is a craft that should and needs to be continuously worked on. Virtually any or all positions related to executive, management and customer relations need professionals with strong writing and communications skills. If you are on a job search be sure to upgrade your skills via online courses. However, building a Writing Portfolio is

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