Creativity

Exploring creativity is an essential aspect of life,and
we need to ensure that we move in the right
direction in order to make it happen.

Communication

The importance of communication is something that we all
need to understand because it tends to bring in benefits
and other ingredients that you need the most.

Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence
is bound to make things happen and help you
venture along the smooth path of life.

Soft Skills To Look for in Online Learning Programs

Online learning programs need to include the basic ingredients that you prefer and should also go about bringing
in a clear picture towards your goals and objectives. 

About Us

Welcome to PDX Skill Share, a fresh new online magazine dedicated to publishing content related to skills and soft skill development.The team at PDX Skill Share consists of human resource specialists with years of experience in employment and skills development programs. The founder, Malakai Serrano worked as a soft skill trainer for multiple corporate companies.As soft skills are often overlooked in the workplace, Malakai saw the unique opportunity to educate both employers and employees on the importance thereof. This triggered the launch of PDX Skill Share.Malakai rallied the troops and recruited what is now the formidable team of trainers, educators, HR specialists and writers that makes PDX Skill Share what it is today. When you decide to subscribe to our magazine, you’ll have access to content created to help you excel at your career.Here’s a quick overview of the type of content published on PDX Skill Share regularly.

Type Of Content Published On PDX Skill Share

From resources, events to guides, PDX skillshare tends to include the right type of content that you need to grow bigger and understand the potential that you hold within.

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    Resources

    Our team’s prime priority is scouring the web for the latest and top-rated learning resources for employers and employees.

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    Events

    We cover everything from conventions to career expos where you will be able to further develop your soft skills and learn from influencers. These events are also ideal networking opportunities for those who are currently looking to expand their existing network.

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    Guides

    You will be able to learn and develop the essential soft skills required by corporate companies or just about any sector. Our team of experts find and develop handy guides for our readers to ensure their soft skills are unparalleled and that they are true assets to any establishment.

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The Importance of Training Your Employees

Employees

Training your employees is one of the best ways to help enhance knowledge and skills. This process can help improve the quality of the work and better their performance. Training can be the element that dictates organization development and success of the employee and the business. A well-trained employee will prove to be efficient and productive in all aspect they are trained for. Training familiarizes the employee with the mission, vision, rules, and regulations of the organization. Sometimes, existing employees are trained to help refresh their knowledge. Training gives them an excellent introduction to the technology and the equipment being used to help enhance their working process.

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There are two general ways of training

On-the-job training: This method allows employees have insights and solutions to everyday working concerns. This is a simple yet effective way to impart the knowledge needed in the employee. On-the-job training allows the employees to be trained in an actual working scenario. This means they are working as they train, where they are introduced to different aspects of the work with job rotation methods, coaching, and promotions.

Off-the-job training: This training method is done for the employees who are not present in a work environment. This type of training generally includes things like seminars, conferences, workshops, and others. This is an effective method of imparting knowledge to a large number of individuals in a short amount of time. Off-the-job training is sometimes called vestibule training, where the training employees are trained in a separate area where the working environment is duplicated.

A Few Benefits of training your employees

Increases employee morale: Training allows the employees to familiarize themselves with the work. This way employee better understands their work which helps them enjoy job security and job satisfaction. Another benefit of increased morale in employee will lead them to contribute more to the organization’s success.

Requires no supervision: A well-trained employee can understand the task better which will lead to them taking less time figuring out the work. This ensures smart working on the employee’s part, providing them with the much needed confidence in their work.

Fewer Accidents: Training can ensure that employees make fewer mistakes as they are knowledgeable about the work as they are specifically trained for that job. Good training will ensure that minor errors are avoided, which will overall improves the project.

Training

Increased chances of promotion: If the employee gains the knowledge and skill on to perform a certain job during the training, the employee becomes an asset to the organization. The organization wants to retain such assets, and one of the best ways to show their appreciation is by promoting them, allowing them to thrive in the work environment.

Increases productivity: As mentioned in our previous points, training can help improve the efficiency and productivity of the employees. An employee who is well trained will show quality and quantity in their performance. This means that time, money, and other resources are used properly while reducing wastage.

Few Skills Employers are looking in their employees

Skills Employers

Every job requires a specific skill set, which are also known as ’employable skills.’ These are skills that will help you stand out from the crowd of other employees. These skills need to showcase your dependability, ease of working with teammates, and openness to learn new things. Few aspects which are crucial when it comes to selecting an employee are discussed below.

Communication: Communication refers to the employee being clear about what they mean when they talk. This also involves listening and understanding the employer’s directions which can work well for you in the long run. When communication is involved, non-verbal communication is one of the requirements.

Teamwork: A good organization will believe that ‘Teamwork makes the dream work.’ Teamwork is a skill that means being able to work with someone who shares the same goal. Teamwork includes employees working together to do assignments, working together to make a better workplace, organizing events for the neighborhood.

Problem-solving: Problem-solving, simply put, is finding a solution when difficulties arise. This involves the employees being logical and finding solutions to figure things out. Problems solving includes understanding the project and also dealing with complaints in the workplace, etc.

Problem-solving

Initiative and enterprise: Employers are looking for people who will ensure that the work is being done without even being asked. This involves thinking creatively, which will help them improve as to ensure smooth functioning of the work. It is no secret that employers are looking for hardworking employees, and being proactive can help you in your job.

Time management: One of the most sought-after soft skills is time management. Time management allows the employee to ensure all the deadlines are being met. This gives the employee a better understanding of how he can make use of his time efficiently working for the organization. The ability to manage time is something that can be demonstrated in the interview process, where you are required to reach on time.

Emotional intelligence: Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand one’s own emotions as well as others. This will give the employee the right understanding to make sure the team works together, which can spell success to the organization.

Digital literacy: We live in a world where we are surrounded by technology, and digital literacy is a must. Digital literacy is a learned skill, and there are many ways people develop this skill; all you need is the willingness to learn and explore.

Having an open mind: Open-mindedness as a skill is not well known. This is a skill which is sought in a person who is moving from one company to another. This employee needs to understand that things work differently with different companies, and they have to find new ways to pitch the idea and work on the same.