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Sep
18

Five business skills to help motivate your workforce

One of the most important business skills anyone in management can acquire is the ability to keep your staff motivated. “Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” – Sir Richard Branson. Sir Richard Branson – owner of the Virgin Group – believes that if you […]

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Sep
15

Microsoft Training Courses: 3 Ways to Keep Adult Learners Motivated

In today’s fast-paced and technology driven world, the workplace is a more competitive environment than ever before, and South Africa is no exception. With our workforce being largely unskilled or only partially educated, upskilling is vital if our economy is to grow and unemployment is to drop. Computer literacy is perhaps the most important aspect […]

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How to improve on customer service skills

  When it comes to the business world, first impressions matter. It takes a special kind of personality to grab the consumer’s attention and leave them feeling satisfied and valued. Some people are fortunate to have this talent naturally, while for others, it needs a few skills development courses and years of experience and practice. […]

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Email: The Inconspicuous Time Waster

A look at three email practices that are sucking employees’ time. Email singlehandedly reinvented the modern workplace by taking the best offerings of fax communication and making faster, simpler, and more effective.  However, where email succeeded in making office processes more streamlined, it also succeeded in adding to employees’ workloads by making them able to […]

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Jul
25

How to Determine the Benefit of Training and Development Courses

More and more companies are turning to training and development courses to promote employees within their organisations instead of hiring external people to fulfil roles. There are a number of reasons for doing this: the costs of going through an extensive hiring process are often greater than developing the skills of employees, plus companies can […]

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Jul
10

The Unemployment Rate in South Africa

How computer training can prove invaluable in the job search.   It’s a disappointing fact, but the truth is that unemployment has become worse over the past few years.  In a recent report, the unemployment rate in South Africa was revealed to have risen to 26.4 percent, which is over a quarter of the population […]

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Jun
23

What Happens in Your Brain When You Learn

A look at the biological effects of practice.  If you are thinking about Microsoft PowerPoint training for yourself or your employees, you may be wondering how much you actually stand to learn.  As bizarre as this sounds, it all depends on you.  Sovereign Skills’ Microsoft PowerPoint courses are comprehensive, and cover every aspect of the […]

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Apr
19

STYLES OF LEARNING [INFOGRAPHIC]

At Sovereign Skills, we offer a large variety of skills development courses, from computer training courses to soft skills. Whether we’re talking about computer training or basic sales skills, everyone learns differently. Many people who don’t excel at school, for example, can attribute their apparent failure to having no option but to learn through a specific […]

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