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Better Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace: Internal and External Benefits

Better communication, increased empathy and other interpersonal abilities can be taught, and may have a positive impact on the modern workplace.  Workplace training sometimes focuses exclusively on the “hard” skills required to use essential technology and perform role-specific duties. This … Continue reading

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Soft skills: A modern workplace must

Employees with strong soft skills are leading the charge into a new age of communication-driven business. No job today can be performed optimally without soft skills, the abilities that go beyond raw information and involve emotional intelligence and communication aptitude. The increasing … Continue reading

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The importance of interpersonal skills

As human interaction wanes due to the excessive use of social media, changing job role expectations and more automated processes, interpersonal skills are at risk of extinction, but remain as crucial as ever. The more time workers spend behind screens … Continue reading

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How can recognition increase employee retention?

How can performance feedback and simple employee recognition improve retention and prevent turnover? The answer is easy to understand, but not always straightforward to enact in an office. Employees want to know that their work means something. They often want to … Continue reading

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3 ways to improve accountability in the office

Personal accountability in a workplace setting is a crucial part of interpersonal skills and team development. If an employee lacks or struggles with accountability, office relationships and productivity can be negatively affected. What exactly is personal accountability? It is the … Continue reading

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