Many of us have heard the phrase “jack of all trades”. That phrase describes a person that is skilled in many trades without necessarily having one specialty. The phrase, in my opinion, has a good connotation. And thinking of Father’s Day just yesterday, I’m reminded of my Father because he was a Jack of all trades. Continue reading “Jack of Most Trades”
So really… what is all the fuss about? Why is it so important for applicants to have both skills set: Hard and Soft Skills? How much does it really matter in the work place? I am glad you asked! But, let’s start by differentiating between the two skills sets; Hard and Soft Skills. Continue reading “What are Hard Skills and Soft Skills?”
At this time each year, we celebrate the gift our country was given in the leadership skills of tow men when we needed them most — George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Both presidents arrived on the scene when our country was divided and in peril of disintegration.
So what does it take to develop these skills? I did some research for what the “experts” were saying about growing leaders and I’ll share a bit of what I learned with you.
Continue reading “Celebrating and Developing Leaders”
One important aspect of a job search is conducting research and gathering clues about what the atmosphere and management style are like within a particular company or organization. Understanding the work environment can mean the difference between walking into a Dream Job or a total Nightmare!
Continue reading “Management 101”