skills

The skills you absolutely don’t need anymore when applying for jobs

Searching for your next career opportunity takes time and energy. Knowing which skills you absolutely don’t need anymore when applying for jobs can help you sharpen your focus and prioritize your time.

It’s actually less about knowing which skills you don’t need and more about knowing which skills you don’t need to point out that you have because they’re now so common that it’s obvious to those doing the hiring that any modern job seeker will have them.

Kicking certain unnecessary or obsolete skills off of your resume can also streamline the hiring process and help you stand out among a sea of applicants. A hiring manager doesn’t want to wade through a list a mile long under the skills section of your resume to seek out the things that actually matter in the position that you’re up for.

Think of them as skills that are now so ingrained into

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7 coping skills to deal with anger you might be feeling right now

7 coping skills to deal with anger you might be feeling right now
7 coping skills to deal with anger you might be feeling right now

There’s a lot to be angry about these days.

For instance: A pandemic that has stolen more than 166,000 American lives (and counting), a government unwilling to act to prevent more death, officials pushing to re-open schools despite a deadly virus, mass unemployment, and the continuance of police brutality despite a global uprising against it.

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The list goes on.

“There’s this sense that things are supposed to be a certain way… And some people are angry and frustrated because they don’t have any other solutions,” says Dr. Rheeda Walker, a clinical psychologist, speaker, and professor of psychology at the University of Houston who focuses on Black mental health.

Like any emotion, in itself, anger is normal and healthy, says Dr. Lynn Bufka, the American Psychological Association’s (APA) senior director of practice transformation and quality. “All

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Online skills make students a whizz at working from home

girl with laptop - Stuart Nicol
girl with laptop – Stuart Nicol

The Coronavirus pandemic has left the economy struggling: a reality that is particularly threatening to students who face severe setbacks in the job market for the next few years.

However, students might have found a way around this, as they leverage the internet to earn money under a range of job roles. The ease of technology for students is second-nature, thus allowing them to fulfil a variety of positions remotely online. 

Repercussions of the pandemic have caused a higher demand for certain jobs- many of which students can fulfil. The need for extra child care at home has become supplementary to the economy, while time-off from formal education has given rise to tutoring outside of schools. 

Becky Marsden, a 20 year old student at the University of Stirling has been earning money online as a tutor for studentnannies.com. Based in Scotland, Becky has been

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Get a primer in digital marketing skills with this online course

Get a primer in digital marketing skills with this online course
Get a primer in digital marketing skills with this online course

TL;DR: Learn to get more out of your social media accounts and make your content perform better on Instagram, Facebook, an dmore with The SEO and Social Media Ads Certification Bundle for $29.99, a 97% savings as of Aug 2.

Sure, you may know how to update your Facebook page, but do you know to craft an SEO strategy, perform SEO split testing, and run profitable Instagram ads? Didn’t think so.

The term “digital marketing” continues to grow more complex and analytical by the day, and if you want to land a career in the space, you’ve got to keep up.

SEO and social ads are some of the most profitable channels for digital marketers, and this six-hour training focuses on the key skills required for just $30. Here’s what’s covered:

Get an introduction to search engine optimization (SEO)

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