Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT
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Using 'hard-working' and 'motivated' is now meaningless on CVs - Telegraph

Using 'hard-working' and 'motivated' is now meaningless on CVs - Telegraph | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Presenting yourself as ‘hard working,’ ‘motivated’ or ‘a team player’ may no longer be the key to getting an interview.
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How can I show off my soft skills to employers?

How can I show off my soft skills to employers? | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Work advice I am confident of walking into a room, earning people's trust and explaining complex ideas, but I'm struggling to show this
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What Comprises Successful Communication? - About - News & Issues

What Comprises Successful Communication? - About - News & Issues | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
What Comprises Successful Communication?
About - News & Issues
Want to know more about effective communication in the workplace? I put together some phrases and approaches to use in performance review and other difficult conversations.
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The best productivity apps for students

The best productivity apps for students | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Struggling to get stuff done? Get off Facebook and use the internet to improve your work rate instead
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CBI criticises schools over 'inadequate' literacy and numeracy

CBI criticises schools over 'inadequate' literacy and numeracy | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Survey of over 500 firms shows many employers dissatisfied with school leavers' numeracy and use of English
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Graduate job rate 'tops unqualified'

Graduate job rate 'tops unqualified' | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
The number of jobs in the UK requiring a degree has overtaken the total of posts not needing any qualifications, an employment survey suggests.
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BBC - Douglas Fraser's Ledger: Higher skills, but for what jobs?

BBC - Douglas Fraser's Ledger: Higher skills, but for what jobs? | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Two years after the banking crisis, with a new government pledging to
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OECD jobs fear for unqualified youth

OECD jobs fear for unqualified youth | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
The poorly-educated have paid the highest price for the financial crisis, says the OECD's annual international review of education.
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Graduates lacking soft skills, employers warn

Graduates lacking soft skills, employers warn | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
New survey finds graduates are still lacking the 'soft skills' needed in most workplaces.
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Graduate careers: the importance of employability skills

Graduate careers: the importance of employability skills | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Qualifications are fine, but most employers are now looking for a more human touch
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CBI pushes for students to gain 'employability' skills

CBI pushes for students to gain 'employability' skills | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
The CBI has published a new guide on boosting students' skills. But is the focus on employability good for universities, asks Sue Littlemore
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Persuasive communication: Men and women react differently | vox

Persuasive communication: Men and women react differently | vox | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
RT @TimHarford: Do men and women react differently to attack advertising? http://t.co/A9RN9qK62L
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App for jobless to tweet video CVs

App for jobless to tweet video CVs | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
An scheme to help young people gain employment by posting video CVs to social media is launched.
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Is work experience essential when applying to university?

Is work experience essential when applying to university? | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Prestigious placements aren't much use if you have nothing insightful to say about them, Professor Mary Beard tells today's student blogger
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Connecting to Work: how information and communication ...

Connecting to Work: how information and communication ... | Unit 1 - Communication and Employability Skills in IT | Scoop.it
Connecting to Work "Connecting to Work", which the World Bank has just published, highlights how ICTs help employ and empower workers around the globe. Read more.
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