What Are Job Skills? Definition and Examples

What job skills do you need to do a role well? It depends on what career path you choose. Maybe you’ll need coding skills to be a software engineer or attention to detail to be an editor. Every career path …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Why Curiosity Is One of the Best Catalysts for Success

The Harvard Business Review claims that curiosity is having a “Gold Rush” moment, and it’s not the first time that Harvard researchers have made a business case for curiosity or suggested that “curious people are destined for the C-suite.” They …

By AnnaMarie Houlis - Ivy Exec
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Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in The Workplace

If you’ve been looking for a job, you might have noticed that more and more organizations are providing information about their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives on their websites. Similarly, your employer might be starting to engage in their …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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Up for the Challenge? Utilize These 5 Tips to Get Your Coworkers to See You as a Leader

Aspiring to secure a leadership role with managerial responsibilities?

Instead of passively waiting, you can demonstrate that you are leadership ready. Within the five short years of my career, I became a manager — and by using these five skills, you …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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What Are Problem-Solving Skills? Definition and Examples

Why do employers hire employees? To help them solve problems. Whether you’re a financial analyst deciding where to invest your firm’s money, or a marketer trying to figure out which channel to direct your efforts, companies hire people to help …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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What’s the Number One Skill Employers Seek?

Figuring out how to stand out in a pool of candidates—especially when you are applying without a referral—is one of the most stressful aspects of a job search. So, what do employers really want, especially when hiring new grads? The …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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Why Working Across Departments is Important

Ever wonder what your co-workers do all day?

When you’re entrenched in your own responsibilities, it’s easy to forget that other departments not only exist, but that you’re all serving one main goal: fulfilling the mission of your organization. And …

By Danielle Rodriguez
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6 Key Traits You Need to Be a Great Team Player

As the saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” It’s a bit of a cheesy phrase, but there’s no denying that there’s plenty of truth to it. Working in a team enables us to complete tasks faster, be more effective, …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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Allyship at Work | How to Turn Intentions into Actions

Illustrated by Marian Blair

We’ve all heard the term ally, used most often to describe an alignment between those who have shared beliefs and who seek the same goal. Up until about 30 years ago, the term was almost exclusively used …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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How to Problem-Solve Like a Management Consultant

Traditionally, the art of problem-solving has been the professional domain of management consultants. However, you don’t have to be pursuing a management consulting career in order to be an adept problem-solver. Below are four mental models for effectively solving business …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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