Are Industry Certificates Really Worth It?

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Apr 1, 2022 12:22 PM

They certainly are! However, the worth of a certificate is determined by how you plan to advance your career with it. If you plan to spend money on a certificate to stay in the same role at the same salary, it might not be worth the expense.

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Most Important Skills for a New Project Manager to Have

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Mar 25, 2022 12:20 PM

Starting as a new project manager can be incredibly daunting, so it’s helpful to know what skills you need to bring to the table to be successful. Skills like risk management, problem solving, and critical thinking are core skills that are needed by any project manager, but skills like active listening, effective communication, and technology knowledge are what make the difference between a subpar leader and a great leader.

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Common Exit Survey Questions

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Mar 21, 2022 11:32 AM

Exit surveys have the same goals as exit interviews. Surveys also contain a list of questions surrounding the employee's time with the organization, focusing on the termination of employment.

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Does Email Etiquette Really Matter

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Mar 18, 2022 12:00 PM

YES! There are a million reasons why you should always practice good etiquette over email. You’re representing yourself, and your employer, every time you send an email. You want to be someone who has a record of always being professional, not someone who gets caught gossiping about a coworker.

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7 Common Remote Jobs

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Mar 16, 2022 11:14 AM

One question to consider before recruiting new employees is: What roles are best suited for remote work? Jobs that can be done from another location besides the organization's physical space lend themselves to working remotely. This includes jobs that use technology, do not require manual assembly or production of any sort, and do not have tasks that require on-site presence or face-to-face interaction with customers.

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6 Questions to Ask Before Taking on a Business Loan

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Mar 10, 2022 10:43 AM

Whether you're planning on buying your favorite neighborhood laundromat or expanding your network of Krispy Kreme donut franchises, you're probably going to need some type of business financing. If purchasing a business, you will likely need acquisition financing, but beyond that, you'll need readily available capital so you can invest in inventory, facilities, marketing, and staffing to ensure a profitable and growing business.

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Tips for Proper Post Interview Etiquette

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Mar 8, 2022 12:00 PM

As silly as it sounds, forgetting to send a thank you note after a job interview could be the difference between getting a new job or being disqualified from the running. When it comes to proper post-interview etiquette, it is important to get it right.

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5 Challenges of Working Remotely

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Mar 4, 2022 11:26 AM

An increasing number of companies are choosing to work remotely. This trend is not coming to an end any time soon, and that is not just because many employees prefer it. In fact, having a fully remote workforce has many benefits, to employees, managers, and the organization as a whole.

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Pricing Strategies

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Feb 22, 2022 1:01 PM

Developing a pricing strategy can be a complex process that requires a balance between competitive pricing and turning a profit. And, there's a good chance your pricing strategy will change over time.

For niche markets, prices are typically higher than larger markets due to the lack of competition and the specialization of the product or service.

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What NOT to Say in an Interview

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Feb 18, 2022 12:00 PM

Job interviews are stressful, and it can be hard to know what to say. Our best advice? Be yourself and try to put your best foot forward. To avoid big interview mistakes, check out the infographic below to see what you should NOT say in an interview:

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