How decluttering your work desk can benefit you

Feeling unproductive and unmotivated at work? Is it hard to find that single document you need that is buried under a sea of other paper? Having clutter on your workdesk can prove to have a detrimental effect on your overall productivity and performance as an employee. The ways to spruce up your workspace to increase your motivation and work rate and the benefits include: Identify the necessities and toss away the redundant objects The first step to declutter your workspace is to start...
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Keys to communicate successfully and effectively

Effective communication is not something we are immediately born with, but a skill that requires cultivation, nurturing and hours of practice. Below are some aspects and skills to work on in order to increase your communication skills both in a professional and personal capacity: Know your message Effective communication does not simply start from the first word you say, but rather the preparation done prior to it. It is important that you as the speaker have a clear and thorough understa...
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People skills to succeed in your career

People skills are the various tools that we all use to interact and communicate effectively with other people in our lives. You may know them as “soft skills “and these are things that you can’t measure how well you score on the excel sheet.  To have a productive office space, everyone has to demonstrate these abilities with each other and connect on a humane level. Having a trusting relationship built on mutual respect is the heart of both individual success and corporate productivity....
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Important skills for Foreign Exchange Careers

Foreign Exchange market is a fast-paced and risky workplace where people have to be responsible and skilful for their part in the industry. Their requirements are specifics and the candidate have to be qualified and experienced enough to join the workforce!  But don’t worry, we have covered the most important skills that every candidate needs to secure a place in the Forex industry! Excellent mathematical and analytical ability  In any market you are going to work, every cand...
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The Myths About Working in the IT industry

Don’t always believe in what you hear about the IT industry. Here are some common myths that may be stopping you from pursuing this industry  Not everyone in tech plays video games.  People who work in tech have a range of personalities, interests, and hobbies. People who work in tech don’t fit a stereotype. Your outside interests can even be one of your selling points.  The tech industry is NOT entirely male-dominated. There’s a lot of talk in the news about the lack...
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Working in the Tech Industry

1. It’s a lot easier than you think to transition into a technical career.  Nowadays, every company has a website as well as some form of online presence. The need for tech workers is not confined to a single city, country, or even industry. If you’re overwhelmed, here’s what you should do: start where you are. Find ways at your current company to get your hands dirty with tech. There are little ways in your day-to-day you can incorporate it. Get creative! 2. You don’t need a CS degr...
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Tips on How to get a Job in Information Technology

KNOW WHAT TYPES OF JOBS ARE OUT THERE Information technology is a large field. Nearly everything in industry and the social network is run by computers today, and employers need capable people to run the machines. That means not only can you choose the area in which you work, you can choose the type of position you hold within that area. Job requirements vary widely, so knowing where and how you want to work is important for preparing for your career and for having a successful job interview...
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5 Tips on how to prepare for a GIS interview

Interviewing for a position in the GIS field is not that much different from interview in other fields. Here are some tips on how you can prepare for a GIS job interview: Show your cartographic skills and GIS skills by bringing along your portfolio. Make sure to have 3-5 good examples of a variety of projects that you participated in to show off your skills and understanding of this fieldDo your homework beforehand! Learn as much as you can about the company or organisation and about how the...
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GIS Jobs: Explore Every Opportunity

You will most likely start your GIS career in an entry-level position. To be clear, GIS entry-level jobs are part-time often targeted at recent graduates and do not include employee benefits. On the other hand, GIS internships are opportunities offered to potential employees to work for fixed or limited period of time.These GIS jobs give you mind-numbingly boring tasks... also, they usually don’t pay the bills... but when it’s all said and done, you really just need theopportunity to get your f...
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Habits of a Successful Software Developer

Here are some effective habits that you could adopt into your routine as a software developer:  Write clean: Assign clear, meaningful names to variables and functions - something that should be simpler if you’re following the one function, one purpose rule of thumb. It is important that when you come back to your to your code weeks after writing it, you can understand quickly and easily what it is meant to do. Understanding how your code helps drive the overall business: As a devel...
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