Today’s Workforce in a Changing Job Market

  A Pew Research Center survey, conducted in association with the Markle Foundation, and analysis of government data finds that employment in occupations requiring more education and training is on the rise, and many workers are realizing that retraining and upgrading their skills needs to be a lifetime commitment. One of the takeaways from this […]

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What’s the Ideal Size for a Professional Skills Group Training Session?

One of the big considerations when planning for Professional Skills training classes is to answer the question, “What is the ideal classroom size?” For software training, the classes are more beneficial when kept small (ideally around 6, or up to a maximum of 10 or 12). But for Professional Skills training, that number can be […]

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Why Soft Skills Are So Important

An old friend of mine would often quote her mother in saying, “Don’t sell yourself short.” Sadly, many people do just that in the workplace. They have the hard skills, or the technical skills, to do the job. However, they very often hold themselves back from reaching further goals because they fail to develop or utilize […]

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