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6 Skills to Boost Your Career Prospects This Year
Posted By Miranda Marquit On 01/07/2013 @ 9:14 am In Career | 2 Comments
As a new year gets underway, you might be trying to figure out how you can improve your career prospects. Whether you plan to ask for a promotion, or whether you are looking for a new job, it’s vital that you develop marketable skills.
You might be surprised at some of the skills that are becoming more important as a way to help your career .
These days, your career is all about the soft skills. While hard skills matter, especially in some jobs like computer programming, it’s the soft skills that will really help you move to the next level.
If you want a better job, enjoying the perks of management, you will need to develop the soft skills that are a little less easy to define. For the most part, you can’t get a certification for the types of skills that will boost your career prospects in the coming year. Instead, you have to show them through career networking , and while on the job:
As you prepare for another year, take the time to evaluate your skill set. Think about how you can improve your soft skills, and prepare yourself to take advantage of new career opportunities in a new year.
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