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Month: May 2016

What are soft skills and why are they important?

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Research led by Harvard University shows that 85% of job success comes from having well-developed soft skills, while only 15% of success is based on technical skills. But what exactly are soft skills? Soft skills can be defined as personal qualities or traits that allow the individual to interact harmoniously and effectively with other people. [Read more…]

Why a career in engineering has endless possibilities

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

In 2015, the engineering industry contributed to just over 27% of the UK’s GDP and is expected to generate 2.56 million job openings between now and 2022, according to a survey by The industry is expected to deliver a wealth of opportunities for the UK workforce in the near future, and those of us [Read more…]