Bad habits, breaking bad habits, professionalism, young professionals, career advancement
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Make it, Now Break it: 10 Bad Habits that you need to get rid of!
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Marianna Dowell
Branding Intern
In life, everyone has bad habits that they need to break free of. It’s a simple fact of life. However, in the workplace, these 10 bad habits can actually hurt your overall professionalism:
Online networking, building your network, social media, digital profile
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
The Master Guide to Online Networking
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Aiming Li
Branding Intern
London
Networking has taken on a whole new meaning in the Internet age, it no longer requires you to attend uncomfortable events in a suit and tie. Just when you have mastered the art of handing out your business card
Impressing your boss, CEO, soft skills, communication, hard skills
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Caught in the Elevator With your CEO? Tips to Help Impress Your Boss’s Boss
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
The clock strikes noon and you are gleaming with joy! It’s time to leave your desk and head over to that new taco stand you’ve been meaning to try!
Leader, Leadership, Working on a Team, Work Relations, Employers, Communication, Leadership
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Get Recognized As a Leader to Employers!
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Nicholas Pung

What are some qualities of a leader that you have? Communication? Commitment to work? Creative thinking? Strategic thinking? If you have some or all of these qualities, that’s great!
Leader, Leadership, Working on a Team, Work Relations, Job, Communications Skills, Decision Making
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
10 Traits of Leadership Every Job Candidate Should Have
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
While many iGens entering the workforce are expressing interest in entrepreneurship, many millennials and younger professionals are moving into managerial roles. This is why leadership skills are important to not just embody but also to understand.
Email Ettiquette, Communication Skills, Written Communication, Work Relations, Professionalism
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
What Your Emails Say About You
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
When sending emails to recruiters or anyone you are trying to make a professional connection with, imagine that your emails are an extension of who you are.
Work Experience, Internship, Soft Skills, Projectships, Career Advancement, Weaknesess, Strengths
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths
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Daisha Paringit

Instead of looking at your weaknesses as flaws, you should embrace them for what they are and turn them into your greatest strengths
Multi-tasking, Productivity, Time Management, Work-Life Balance, Applications
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Essential Apps for College Students
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Iman Balagam

College? There’s an app for that. Just kidding. However, there are plenty of apps out there that can help you get your life together.
Non-Verbal Cues, Soft Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, First Impressions, Body Language
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Non-Verbal Cues: Don't Let Any-body Ruin Your Success
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Michael Olson

Non-verbal cues are a lot more important than you think! Yes you have to look for the typical body language like folding your arms, but what about everything else?
Soft Skills, Ted Talks, How to Lead a Conversation, How to be a Good Listener
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
How to be a Great Conversationalist
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Nicholas Pung

Many of you know that having people you can talk to makes your life so much more enjoyable. But rarely do any of us learn how to effectively communicate with one another.
Soft Skills, Communication, Ted Talks, Talking to Peers, Conflict Resolution
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Communication is Key: How to Talk to Anyone at Work
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Brittanei Cain

Communicating effectively in the office may sound like a no-brainer but it can make or break your entire work experience. Knowing how to approach each individual in the workplace is key to finding your place in a new office.
Networking, Soft Skills, Communication
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
How to Instantly Connect With Anyone
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Aiming Li
Branding Intern
London
We are constantly being put into situations where we must interact with strangers. Therefore, being able to speak confidently and leave people with a good impression is an essential skill for everyone to have.
Communication, Soft Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Millennials in the Workplace, Workplace Relations, Body Language
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Helpful Tips on How to Socialize with Co-workers
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Riann Winget

Have you ever found yourself looking at a co-worker with nothing to say? Or in a room at an event with people of different ages and positions of power, not knowing where to stand or where to look? Fear not!
Social Media Marketing, SEO Specialist, Personal Branding, ProSky
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing
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Brittanei Cain

There are many ways you can get involved in social media. Social media is a great way to express your creativity on mass media. Almost everyone tweets, but no one knows the special effort it takes to gather leads and create awesome content.
Social Media, Networking, Choosing the Right Profile Picture, Online Presence
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
20 Ways to Send the Right Message on Social Media
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Brittanei Cain

In a world where emojis and miscommunication lead our social media channels, we must ask ourselves if we are sending the right message. From your posts, to your retweets, what are your channels saying about you?
SEO, Growth Maketing, Growth Hacking, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
An Evaluation of Why SEO is Essential for Everyone to Know
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
Search Engine Optimization. SEO. We hear about this a lot in the realm of business, but what it is exactly? What is it’s importance?
Social Media Marketing, Taking a Good Profile Picture, Personal Branding, Digital Profiles
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
5 Tips for Taking the Perfect Profile Picture
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
professional looking profile picture can elevate your personal brand and increase your chances of getting hired by your dream employer. But what if you can’t afford a professional head shot?
Soft Skills, Standing Out from the Crowd, Networking, Leadership, Working on a Team, Presentation skills
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
How to Embrace your Unique Skills in the Business World
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Kim Lee

Embracing your uniqueness will set you apart in the business world. Many companies emphasize common qualities such as: ability, training, and specific skills. However, qualities that are unique can make you a better candidate than the others.
Communication, Working Environment, Team Work, Soft Skills, Hard Skills
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Turn Connections into Opportunities with Soft Skills
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Jonathan Javier

Soft skills are critical to any individual, especially when looking for jobs, internships or networking opportunities. Soft skills, also known as “people skills”, are interpersonal skills used in relation to the way you react with others.
Motivation, Working on a Team, Leading a Team, CLEAR goals
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
How to Embrace Soft Skills into Your Life
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
Now that we know three very important soft skills, it’s time to take action! Having an identity that you are confident with is very important for one’s individuality.
Conscientiousness, Hard Skills, Soft Skills, Working on a Team, Leading a Team, Staying Motivated
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Interpersonal Skills That Will Set You Apart
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Kirsten Jorgensen

Soft skills make up an individual’s personality and are many times, things that can’t necessarily be trained.
Hard Skills, Soft Skills, Communication Skills, Listening Skills, TED Talks, Body Language, Productivity
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
4 TED Talks to Inspire Your Inner Soft-Skills Rockstar
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
While your hard skills (technical skills) might get your foot in the door for a job interview, it’s your soft skills (people skills) that will help you walk into the room and open those doors.
Hard Skills, Soft Skills, Getting Hired, Communication Skills, Listening Skills, Body Language, Productivity
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
The Soft Skills You Need to Get Hired
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Sean Chaisy

Soft skills are essential to landing and keeping a job - not to mention their importance in daily life. Whether it’s communicating, listening, team-working or decision making, soft skills are a necessity.
Soft Skills, Communication Skills, Being Confident, Working with a Team
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Tuesday Tip: How To Lead A Team Of Peers
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
Being a leader is not an easy task. Leading your peers is even tougher. To lead a team of peers, you must posses all the characteristics of a great leader… and then some.
Hard Skills, ProSky Training Courses, Soft Skills, Communication Skills, Being Confident, Working on a Team
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 14 December 2016
Learning Hard Skills Through ProSky
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Dillon Chen

Before you can start making friends and wowing everyone in the workplace with your great personality, you have to have the necessary “Hard skills” to land the job in the first place!