Talk About Skills Pilot
Did you know?
Investing in yourself is the best way to return one's own investment? As John Maxwell said “Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not.”
So what is it?
An affordable e-learning platform that provides courses and workshops to help YOU develop your soft skills – making you ready for the ever changing world. Our courses are designed to challenge and motivate you to take action in your own life and grow.
Talk About Skills was designed in response to many students and young professionals who have come to us, struggling to enhance their soft skills. Unlike other e-learning platforms, you pay monthly for everything on the platform, rather than per course and has weekly talks from industry leaders and professionals that you can get involved in.
What courses do you have?
- The Teamwork course designed to identify what you bring to a team and how you can leverage those strengths for success.
2. The Digital Footprint course to equip you with the knowledge needed to monitor what you put out onto the internet, how interviewers will review you and how to use technology to improve your personal brand.
3. The Finding Your Passion course, gone are the days when you had to feel like the job you pick now is the job you keep forever. Explore your passions and how they link with various professions in order to strategically plan your next steps.
What are some of the workshops about?
We have a three month timetable of fresh content for you guys to enjoy and learn from. Our skills sessions run every week and include talks from industry leaders from a range of backgrounds including, successful entrepreneurs, directors from the leading consultancies, the arts, law and more. A sneak peak at some of the workshops are:
Confidence – how to trust your own decision making and be sure of yourself?
We talk to young entrepreneurs on how they battled their own demons on confidence
VALENTINES DAY EP How to integrate self care into your week?
Self care is essential to stop you from burning out, find out here how you can integrate it into your week with ease. Here we’ll invite a special guest to discuss the importance of looking after yourself.
Why Talk About Skills?
We wanted to create a platform that has a community feel. We will be with you every step of the way to guide you and motivate you to finish the course and implement the changes in your life. Each student will have access to a chat room with other students, to allow you to interact with others and share ideas, stories and motivation.
Once COVID has settled down, you can be invited to exclusive networking events and talks which will further in your development. We are committed to providing you with an experience that will challenge and change you.
Who is Talk About Skills?
Talk About Skills is a team of young professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. If you want to read more, or have a look at what we look like! Please head over to: https://talkaboutcommunity.com/meet-the-team/ where you can read a bit more about us, and have a look at our parent company Talk About. You’ll see we are committed to topics such as entrepreneurship, jargon busting commercial awareness and ‘Talk About change’ which engages pupils with equality, diversity & inclusion.
Benefits of signing up for the pilot?
By signing up to the pilot scheme, your getting a discount on the platform! This discount will roll over to when the platform fully launches for 6 months
Your opinion will help change the platform for everyone. We will invite you to focus groups and to complete surveys to help us shape the final platform.
How much is it?
Robin Sharma once said, Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.
At Talk About, we believe that investing in yourself shouldn’t cost the earth.
For less than the cost of a bottle of vodka, you have access to all the above for a month. You wouldn’t think twice about buying the vodka – so don’t hesitate in investing in yourself.
£15 per month (Discount code takes this to £10) £45 up front (Discount code takes this to £30)