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Give Yourself the Competitive Edge

The Skills You Need to Be Competitive in Today's Workplace


Today's work place is very competitive. You will need to have a variety of skills that will give you the competitive edge you need to succeed.

To be competitive in today's work place you must be able to:

  • Listen Well: Good listening skills make you more productive, help you get along better with others, and allow you to work better in a team-based environment.
  • Know How to Use a Computer: No matter what your job is, it's likely you will need to use a computer. It's important to make sure your computer skills are up-to-date.
  • Write Effectively: Whether your job requires you to write short memos or lengthy reports, you must be able to communicate well in writing.
  • Deal With Crises at Work Being able to solve problems quickly and seamlessly can set you apart from others.
  • Manage Your Time: Learning how to manage your time effectively will allow you to complete projects in a timely fashion.
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