This free course, Effective communication in the workplace, explores the importance of communication as a skill in the workplace. It aims to increase your understanding of communication skills and to help you to consider how your communication could be perceived by others. You'll cover areas such as verbal and non-verbal communication, written communication and using your communication skills to overcome challenging situations.
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In some workplaces over the coming weeks, heads will be down over streams of Sweden v South Korea rather than spreadsheets. But for a productive workplace, a bit of football fun might be a positive good.
Women account for under 1% of the construction workforce, but with data pointing to significant industry skills shortages by 2020, Dr Alice Moncaster and Martha Dillon believe the sector must attract and retain more female employees.