Training vs Development

The Difference Between Training And Development

For the majority of people the words Training & Development tend to go hand in hand. This can be a good thing, as it shows an equal emphasis on both parts, but it can also be misleading. Always pairing the two together implies that they are the same thing, when in reality, they are quite … Continue Reading

Understanding Others

Understanding Others

This is the twenty-fifth, and final, installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Understanding Others. Understanding Others is being able to … Continue Reading

Conceptual Thinking

Conceptual Thinking

This is the twenty-fourth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Conceptual Thinking. Conceptual Thinking is analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or … Continue Reading

Resiliency

Resiliency

This is the twenty-third installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Resiliency. Resiliency is quickly recovering from adversity. It is the … Continue Reading

Self Starting

Self Starting

This is the twenty-second installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Self Starting. Self Starting is a fairly self-explanatory skill. Formally, … Continue Reading

Influencing Others

Influencing Others

This is the twenty-first installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Influencing Others. Influencing Others is all about being able to … Continue Reading

Personal Accountability

Personal Accountability

This is the twentieth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Personal Accountability. Personal Accountability has a straightforward definition: Being answerable … Continue Reading

Problem Solving

Problem Solving

This is the nineteenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Problem Solving. Problem Solving is defining, analyzing and diagnosing key … Continue Reading

Appreciating Others

Appreciating Others

This is the eighteenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Appreciating Others. Appreciating Others, as the name would suggest, is … Continue Reading

Leadership

Leadership

This is the seventeenth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Leadership. There are a million different definitions of what it … Continue Reading