Australian Institute of Soft Skills Training

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Star Wars vs Avengers - the disconnect between Millennials and Baby Boomers

By Sarah Jane Miatt on 04/09/2019 2:19:39 PM

(Originally published in The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group®) Standards Communique - August 2019)

Let’s face it, the employee generation gap in many manufacturing companies is now a gaping chasm. Most of the current leaders and managers are baby boomers or gen X’ers who left school or graduated from university when the latest tech was a Walkman and they were lining up to see the first Star Wars movie in bell bottom jeans and a mustard sweater.

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Soft skills that get you noticed at work

By Admin on 14/05/2019 2:03:00 PM

Successful business team at the office applauding

Standing out at work for the right reasons can be challenging – especially for those of us who are not naturally gregarious. Getting noticed at work is all about drawing attention to your skills and achievements and painting a picture of yourself that suggests reliability and untapped potential for your employer.

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10 great tips for dealing with workplace conflict

By Admin on 09/05/2019 11:04:00 AM

Funny young man with big head screaming emotional in mobile phone

Dealing with workplace conflict is inevitable. A mentor once said to me: not everyone likes me and I’m not going to like everyone.

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Why we need to teach soft skills in every Australian school

By Admin on 02/05/2019 10:46:00 PM

The world is changing more quickly than any of us can imagine. The rapid emergence of machine learning and AI are changing the way we work and lead - and the jobs we do. For those of us with children, it can be hard what will prepare future generations with the skills they need for an uncertain world – but teaching soft skills in Australian schools plays a critical role.

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