As part of its "Project Oxygen," designed to improve managerial performance, Google analyzed more than 10,000 performance reviews, feedback surveys, and other reports to figure out what makes a manager effective. After analyzing the data, the company circulated eight behaviors that managers could model to improve the quality of their management. Check out our latest infographic to learn more.
Investors are tasked with making critical decisions. Using information gleaned from financial statements, investors will perform a variety of analyses to help them measure potential risks and rewards. Check out our latest infographic, which looks at six common analyses investors like to perform and provides sample benchmarks for each type of analysis.
A job interview provides the hiring organization with an opportunity to learn more about you as a potential employee. It gives you the chance to discuss your experience, skills, and career goals in relation to the job. It also allows you, the job seeker, to ask detailed questions about the organization and the position. Our infographic covers the five stages of the interviewing process to help you prepare for your next job interview.
Microsoft Excel has become the industry standard program for data management in businesses of all sizes and across all industries. The adoption of Excel in the workplace knows no bounds, as science and engineering professionals use Excel to calculate statistical formulas and graphs; business and sales professionals use the program to develop invoice and revenue reports; administrative professionals use Excel to track expense reports, payroll, and contact lists; and accountants use it to calculate budgets, forecasts, and financial results.
Creating an effective marketing strategy requires more than just putting together a plan. Evaluating your existing marketing efforts, setting clear goals, and establishing meaningful KPIs are just some of the things that you need to keep in mind. To learn more about how to develop an effective marketing strategy, check out the seven tips in our latest infographic.
MindEdge and Skye Learning’s Second Annual Future of Work survey found that more and more businesses are adopting robotics and advanced automation, leading to fears of significant job losses in the future. But the people-on-the-street that we talked to don't seem all that worried about their own jobs. Should they be? Check out our latest Skye Learning video.
When applied effectively, critical thinking skills can benefit us in both our personal and professional lives. Learning how to reason and problem solve enables us to identify arguments and evaluate their validity. It leads us to make more informed judgments about issues. When we think critically, we are less likely to jump to conclusions or accept others' claims at face value.
Have you ever had customer complaints posted to your social media channels? As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Rather than being caught off-guard when disgruntled customers show up in your social media feeds, create a plan for how to handle complaints when they arise.
While each industry and organization is unique, the following five tips are universal best practices when it comes to managing customer complaints.
Sure, you’ve got a great idea for a new company. But will potential investors think it’s great enough to fund? Smaiyra Million – former operating partner at a major venture-capital firm and now director of strategic initiatives at the Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership – has sound advice. You need to keep your vision clear and simple, she says in our latest Skye Learning video – and you’ve got to have clean and well-documented data to show the money people.
No question, posting an inappropriate photo or ill-considered comment on social media can hurt your chances of landing that dream job. But when used appropriately, social media can actually provide a huge boost to your job search. Our latest Skye Learning video offers some valuable pointers for job-hunting in the digital age.