November 17, 2010

Being a good talker still the key to workplace success

Over half of all Kiwi employees use social media to promote their personal brand but “old fashioned” verbal communication remains the most important attribute for getting ahead in the workplace, according to the latest national survey from workforce solutions company Kelly Services. The findings are part of the Kelly Global Workforce Index, which obtained the views of approximately 134,000 people in 29 countries, including almost 5000 in New Zealand.

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Check out this thought provoking – and fun – website

Want to catch up with why motivation doesn’t have a lot to do with money or why our current obsession with social media runs the risk of turning us into a bunch of shallow thinking morons? A growing resource of enlightening and entertaining video clips – in which an illustrator draws images as a well-known speaker presents a topic – can be viewed at Like the Waiheke Island subscriber who introduced us to this fascinating website, you can go into a draw for a Flip MinoHD (RRP $379.95) pocket video camera for sharing informative and interesting blogs, websites or online video clips with other readers of Executive Update<

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