Category Archives: Professional efficiency

Contribute More to Team Success: Become An Effective Team Player

Are you a good team player? Working in a team is inevitable in the workplace. What goes into making a cohesive team and effective team members? Lucky for you, becoming a team player is not an innate ability and it is something that you can develop along the way. Take a look at these attributes […]

10 Reasons Why eLearning Should be Your Learning and Development Program

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Key Points: eLearning is beneficial to employees because it is cost-effective, self-paced, does not disrupt workflow, lessens learning time, improves retention, extensive, gives immediate feedback, addresses varied learning styles, flexible, and learner-centered. IBM saved itself about $200 million by using technology-based distance learning for computer training, management development, and new product information for its sales […]

Writing Skills: An Ultimate Weapon for Communication

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Writing skills seem to be easy to learn but it requires a lot of practice and dedication. Not everybody can articulate their thoughts clearly through writing making writing skills a vital factor for employers to look for in every applicant especially for higher management roles. Learn how to better express your thoughts through written communication […]

Time Management: Urgency VS Importance

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Time is gold, as the age-old saying goes. In today’s fast-paced, technologically driven world, the skill of managing one’s time is as precious as ever. Learn how to improve your time management skills with these techniques. Time management is the ability to plan and control how someone spends the hours in a day to effectively […]

The Art of Receiving Feedback: You Need this to Grow Even More

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It is inevitable that you are receiving feedback in the workplace. Learning how to effectively take and respond to any feedback given to you is an important skill to learn to thrive in the workplace. Here are a seven tips on receiving feedback like a pro. 1. Stop your first reaction It is human nature […]

Are You Staying Punctual? Revisit Your Time Management Skills Now

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We’ve all heard of the expression “5 minutes early is on time. On time is late. Late is unacceptable.” Simply, how punctual are you? Whether in the workplace or in your personal life, we all hate the person who is always running late. Let’s look at the hows and whys of punctuality to  better understand […]

Technology and foreign language learning

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Educational Technology or EdTech can be defined as the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of processes and resources for learning, according to Seels & Richey. Blended learning, virtual classrooms, and learning management systems are all examples technologies that teachers are now adapting to language learning. Foreign language teachers’ job is […]

How to Perform Better When Working Under Pressure?

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Working under pressure these days? In this fast-paced world, being able to handle the stress that accompanies deadlines is crucial. Working under pressure involves being able to deal with constraints that are often outside of your control. According to Bizfluent.com,c ommon manifestations of pressure include sleeplessness, a short temper and difficulty concentrating. Lack of patience […]

Conflict Resolution at Work: Boosting Morale to Maintain Productivity

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Conflicts that are allowed to fester and grow will ultimately diminish productivity and damage employee morale. This is why employers seek employees with conflict resolution skills to manage and diffuse conflict. Properly handling conflicts will avoid collapsing productivity at work. Below is the American Management Association’s tips in resolving conflict. 5 Steps in resolving conflict: […]

5 Corporate Course Topics to Boost Your Company’s Productivity

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Key Points: The top 5 corporate course topics to boost your company’s productivity is leadership, effective communication, time management, workplace habits, and project management. 77% of organizations are currently experiencing a leadership gap; that’s why US Companies spent $160 billion on employee training and education. Over a third, (37%) of America’s business leaders are uncomfortable […]