Job Skills

What Older Workers Want, But Aren't Getting

What Older Workers Want, But Aren't Getting

Learning opportunities are lacking, Boomers say

Older workers are not happy with on-the-job learning opportunities, which they say exist but favor younger staffers. Read More »

How To Be A Rebel In The Workplace And Survive

How To Be A Rebel In The Workplace And Survive

Don't loiter and chain smoke in the alley behind your building

Too often, rebels at work end up martyrs. A handy guide to bringing about change without ending up getting the shaft. Read More »

Learn New Skills Using These 8 Online Education Tools

Learn New Skills Using These 8 Online Education Tools

Skip the student loans

Pick up some new skills at one of these great educational resources at little or no cost. Read More »

Make The Industry Skills Gap Work For You [Infographic]

Make The Industry Skills Gap Work For You [Infographic]

Big bucks are slipping through the unfilled cracks

Productivity and revenue suffer when companies can't bridge the skill gap. See which industries have the most demand and companies committed to train. Read More »

The Role of Job Clubs in a Job Search

The Role of Job Clubs in a Job Search

Job clubs offer accountability and a chance to share leads

There are many shapes and sizes of job clubs. Learn their many different purposes and how to start one or find an existing club in your area. Read More »

5 Mistakes Smart People Make At Work

5 Mistakes Smart People Make At Work

Good work does not excuse temper tantrums

Think intelligent people are always good co-workers? Think again. Smart people are prone to serious mistakes that can have lasting career implications. Read More »

15 Simple Tips To Becoming A Superstar Employee

15 Simple Tips To Becoming A Superstar Employee

Your co-workers will wonder how you do it

Concrete, painless tips to standing out at work. We'd all like to shine at work and land the promotion we feel we deserve. Follow these tips and you will. Read More »

Soft Skill: Accepting and Learning From Criticism

Soft Skill: Accepting and Learning From Criticism

We need to have a talk about your job performance

Knowing how to take criticism well is an important quality and if you respond by shutting yourself down, you are removing a chance to learn and grow. Read More »

The Art Of Receiving Criticism [QUOTE CARDS]

The Art Of Receiving Criticism [QUOTE CARDS]

Just take it with a stride

Criticism is a valuable tool for self-improvement. It can take time to learn to accept and receive it as the only way to grow. Five great quotes on criticism. Read More »

Flex Your Mind: Be More Adaptable [QUOTE CARDS]

Flex Your Mind: Be More Adaptable [QUOTE CARDS]

Stay flexible to lower stress and enjoy work more

Flexibility is essential to survival - in the wild or in the workplace. Here are quotes about the imperative need to adapt to change. AOL Jobs Week Read More »

Soft Skill: Flexibility

Soft Skill: Flexibility

No stretching exercises required

Advice on being flexible and adaptable at work and on a job search. Read More »

Problem Solving: Thoughts On Critical Thinking [QUOTE CARDS]

Problem Solving: Thoughts On Critical Thinking [QUOTE CARDS]

Break it down and put it back together

If you can think critically, you can get yourself over any wall. Here are five quotes to inspire you. Read More »

Soft Skill: Problem-Solving

Soft Skill: Problem-Solving

Don't get stuck in the box; think outside of it

Advice on problem solving and thinking outside the box Read More »

Self-Confidence Pick-Me-Ups [QUOTE CARDS]

Self-Confidence Pick-Me-Ups [QUOTE CARDS]

Think of impressing yourself before others

You are the most important person in your life. Don't forget that. Here are five inspirational quotes for you to share with anyone, including yourself. Read More »

Working Under Pressure Relievers [QUOTE CARDS]

Working Under Pressure Relievers [QUOTE CARDS]

Do you fold or flourish under pressure?

Motivational quotations to get you through your wildest days and remind you you can work under the gun. Enjoy them and share them with friends. AOL Jobs Week. Read More »

Soft Skill: Work Ethic

Soft Skill: Work Ethic

Back in my day, they didn't give us free energy bars!

What is work ethic? AOL Jobs Week explores the evolution of hard work and finds ways to evaluate and strengthen the work muscle if yours has grown flaccid. Read More »

How I Learned: Working Well Under Pressure

How I Learned: Working Well Under Pressure

Washing dishes and breaking news taught me to handle pressure

Working under pressure is a soft skill that's kind of hard. Not everyone has it. Here's how I learned it. One of 10 skills featured in AOL Jobs Week 2014. Read More »

Strong Work Ethic: Path to Success [QUOTE CARDS]

Strong Work Ethic: Path to Success [QUOTE CARDS]

If you didn't work on it, how can you complain?

Strong work ethic will set you apart from the rest. No one sees the years of work before success. It's one of the skills we're exploring for AOL Jobs Week. Read More »

Soft Skill: Working Well Under Pressure

Soft Skill: Working Well Under Pressure

Zen and the art of the all-night shift

Working well under pressure is a valuable skill not everyone possesses. If you do, you may be an Incubator. If you don't, here are some new habits to develop. Read More »

Don't Be Selfish: Pass On The Team Spirit [QUOTE CARDS]

Don't Be Selfish: Pass On The Team Spirit [QUOTE CARDS]

Work together, win together

Animals and people alike work together to solve problems not because they are weak but because it is often the most efficient and productive way. Read More »

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