Category Archives: Professional efficiency

Technology is everywhere, and its ability to transform learning is massive.  The model of using technology in learning links teachers to their learners and to professional content, resources, and systems and helps them improve their own instruction and personalize learning. Technology such as computers, mobile devices, internet access, and interactive white boards can be incorporated…

The digital revolution has paved the way for unprecedented changes as to how content is accessed, consumed, discussed, and shared.  Not immune to these changes is the way learning is viewed, implemented and evaluated.  Buzz words such as e-learning and edTech or educational technology come to mind when talking about the digital revolution and learning. …

Working in a team is inevitable in the workplace. What goes into making a cohesive team and effective team members? Take a look at these attributes of an effective team player to learn how to become a better one. 1. Understand your role An effective team member understands his/her role. If you have a clear…

Bizfluent defines work ethic as working consistently, purposefully, systematically and in a focused way. Having strong work ethic means intrinsically valuing work and fair rewarding for consistent work. This value shows up in their behaviors as they clock in every day, work dependably and independently and demonstrate solid business results. Employees who have strong work…

Employers hire employees that are skilled at assessing situations, are able to seek multiple perspectives, and gather more in-depth, harder-to-locate information. According to Successatschool.org, there are six steps involved in effective research. These are: Preparing: setting goals and making sure you know what you need to get out of the research projects. Ensure that you…

Being able to influence and persuade others is a skill leaders need in the workplace. Employers especially value persuasive skills because they impact so many aspects of the workplace resulting in increased productivity. According to Cleverism, persuasion skills refer to the talent of changing the attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors of a person or group towards…

Interpersonal Communication is defined as the ability to work in teams, relate to people, and manage conflict is a valuable asset in the workplace. Interpersonal skills are important in the workplace because most jobs require collaboration, interaction and working in teams. According to the Business Communication Quarterly Journal, soft skills, such as people skills are…

Good communication skills will take you anywhere in your professional and personal life. Get ahead and learn how to improve your communication skills by identifying barriers, types of communication and tips. Here are some behaviors that may unknowingly negatively affect the way you communicate to others. Take a look at these barriers to effective communication…

When you’re interviewing for a job, the little things can make a big difference. Even a small mistake can cost you a job offer. Take the time to prepare so you can make the best possible impression at every job interview you go on. Learn from these tips and ace that job interview. 1. Research…

Being able to step up to the plate when there is a difficult situation and helping to resolve it is something employers look for in prospective employees. How can you hone your leadership skills? Read on to learn more about the top 10 attributes that a great leader has. 1. Self awarenessKnowing your strengths and…