Communication: The Most Important Soft Skill

Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels We all know that soft skills are just as important as hard skills when it comes to career success. If there’s one soft skill you should master, it’s communication. Great leaders all have one thing in common – excellent communication skills. Unfortunately this skill is overlooked in many industries and companies. But Read More …

5 Products for a Better Home Office

Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels With more people working and learning from home, it’s imperative that a home office fosters productivity. Not only should a home work environment encourage productivity, it should also be comfortable. Even if you plan to go back to work at the office or learning in the classroom, always keep a dedicated space Read More …

FlexJobs Identifies Common Job Search Scams

Job search scams have been around for a long time. However, as technology has evolved and new challenges appear for job seekers, scammers have developed new tactics. According to the Better Business Bureau, the COVD-19 pandemic has caused an increase in work-from-home job scams. In a recent article, job search site FlexJobs identified fourteen common Read More …

Magma App Aims to Improve Social Media Sharing

Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” shows how harmful oversharing on social media can be. In addition to security concerns, social sites feed an unhealthy desire to keep up appearances, according to psychologists. So how can we share useful information without the problems associated with most social platforms? The answer is Magma, a free app that blends Read More …

Report: Cities with the Most Manufacturing Jobs

Since 1999, total employment in manufacturing has drastically declined. At the same time, as a result of advances in technology and overall efficiency, manufacturing output has increased. Some cities rely more heavily on manufacturing work than others. A recent report from Smartest Dollar examines manufacturing jobs in the United States. Researchers identified the U.S. cities Read More …