A job interview always brings out the fear in most people and it is the one thing that will decide if the interview is a success or not.
The information on your resume will only get you so far in the interview process. It will often come down to the communications skills you demonstrate that may well be the deciding factor when the employer decides who to hire.
It is all about the Conversation
Most people who are dating can often use some good dating advice.
A date may or may not result in a lasting relationship. However, there are some things you will want to know whether or not you think your relationship will become serious.
Dating most often starts casually and is centered on getting to know the other person. This means that you will need effective communication skills to get the [...]
Many people know how frustrating it can be to try talking to a phone representative. Sometimes, they do not even answer their phones, or if they do, they put the person on never-ending hold. Yet on other occasions, people are transferred several times before they reach someone, only to find that they do not understand the person or the representative is less than friendly.
If you are a phone representative, [...]
Teenagers can be quite difficult to speak with, and the ability to communicate with them effectively can be one of the most valuable skills you will ever develop. When most people think of communicating, they tend to think only of how they can express themselves. While this is essential, listening is even more important.
Developing Listening Skills
Listening is perhaps the most important communication [...]
Effective communication happens when each party involved in a conversation hears and understands the other's perspective. This tends to get lost in translation when parents or teachers try to communicate with children.
Because the conversation is usually centered on guidance and instruction, the adults do most of the talking. Children often do not know when to speak their own perspectives, or they [...]
Communication skills include both verbal and non-verbal messages that people use when interacting with others. These messages can include such things as words, phrases, facial expressions, sign language, body language, gestures and voice tones.
Communication Skills for Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals
Effective communication skills are extremely important in the healthcare field. This is [...]
The ability to communicate effectively is important in developing many relationships. This is especially true for parents and teachers. The parent-teacher relationship creates a partnership that will last for the student’s duration in the classroom. It is important for everyone to work together to help the child be successful academically. Communication also eliminates any potential negativity in [...]
“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” - Carol Buchner (teacher)
Most parents want their children to grow up to be successful and happy individuals. However, this will largely depend on the parenting skills of the parents. One parenting skill that is very important is the ability to communicate with a child in an effective manner.
"Just being available and attentive is a great way to use listening as a management tool. Some employees will come in, talk for twenty minutes, and leave having solved their problems entirely by themselves." — Nicholas V. Luppa (author of "Management by Guilt and Other Uncensored Tactics")
Being a good leader is about building trust with your team. When you are [...]
"The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them."
— Ralph Nichols
We’ve all had teachers who were considered “brilliant” but who, nevertheless, were a bore in class or who were unable to engage the students in the classroom. Sharpen your effective communication skills in the classroom and watch [...]