Month: November 2022

Five factors that make a good boss

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Great managers are like gold dust. A study by the research and consultancy company Gallup found that only about one in ten workers have the right qualities – and 82% of the time, companies promote the wrong person.   But Gallup also found that another one in five people have managerial talents and could become [Read more…]

College’s Higher Education students celebrated at Graduation ceremony at Salisbury Cathedral

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Wiltshire College & University Centre honoured its Higher Education students in October with a memorable Graduation Ceremony held at Salisbury Cathedral.   In total, more than 100 students who completed university-level and degree-level programmes at the College this summer graduated surrounded by their families and friends in the spectacular setting offered by the Cathedral.   [Read more…]

Improving your soft skills: five ways to be a better communicator

Monday, November 14th, 2022

More and more employers say the skills most in demand aren’t necessarily technical qualifications but the personal qualities that enable teams to work together effectively – so-called “soft skills”.   In the last employer skills survey by the government, businesses said 66% of vacancies caused by skills shortages were due to a lack of soft [Read more…]

The Power of Persuasion – Tips for Persuasive Writing

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Being able to write persuasively is a powerful skill to master. Whether you’re writing an essay, a proposal, an article, a review, an advert, or even a letter to your MP, convincing your audience to side with your point of view is essential to success.   Here we outline some of the most effective ways [Read more…]