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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time & Priority Management

Time & Priority Management

This is the sixteenth 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: Time and Priority Management. Time and Priority Management is prioritizing […]

Negotiation

Negotiation

This is the fifteenth 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: Negotiation. Negotiation doesn’t just mean playing hardball, it requires listening […]