How to Improve Your Active Listening Skills

How to Improve Your Active Listening Skills

When interviewing stakeholders, it’s important to take time to listen actively to what is being said to avoid missing key requirements. Being an active listener requires concentration and effort. Follow these tips, and you’ll be able to listen more actively during your engagements with stakeholders:

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How To Get A Business Analyst Job Without Canadian Work Experience: The College Option

How To Get A Business Analyst Job Without Canadian Work Experience: The College Option

Gaining work experience is extremely essential to breaking into the Canadian Job Market. If you’re a business analyst in Canada looking to retrain, get some work experience under your belt and launch your business analysis career, here are some college degrees in Canada that are relatively quick to get (require an investment of only a year of your time), have flexible study schedules and come with opportunities for work experience.

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An Introvert’s Guide To Participating In Business Meetings

An Introvert’s Guide To Participating In Business Meetings

Introverts are a special group of people who need sufficient time to make sense of a situation, reflect and analyze information. They need to process information before taking a position on issues. Business meetings can seem chaotic to them with different people going off in different directions and throwing up suggestions that don’t seem well thought out.

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What BAs Should Know About Managing Business Meetings

What BAs Should Know About Managing Business Meetings

One of the core competencies business analysts should have is the ability to facilitate business meetings. From elicitation to analysis, meetings are a true test of a business analyst’s facilitation skills. As a business analyst, you may love meetings, or you may hate them, but they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon, so it’s best to learn how to organize and run meetings effectively.

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6 Resume Writing Tips Business Analysts Should Not Take For Granted

6 Resume Writing Tips Business Analysts Should Not Take For Granted

An average US company spends $4,000 to fill an open position. This means that they follow rigorous recruiting procedures and nothing but the best resume can help you to get your foot in the interview door. Here are 6 resume writing secrets that can help you land an interview and get a job as a business analysts.

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7 Key Ways A Business Process Analyst Can Improve Your Company’s Output

7 Key Ways A Business Process Analyst Can Improve Your Company’s Output

To remain significant as a business, you need to make existing processes efficient and lean. Of course, processes are inherent in every organization, but they can be cumbersome and not achieve their set goals if not executed the right way or you don't have the required resources to spearhead process change efforts. Guest Post By Owen McGab Enaohwo

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Tips For Business Analyst Job Hunting

Tips For Business Analyst Job Hunting

There are few things in life more daunting than hunting for a new job. Heart palpitations while in front of a panel of interviewers and trying to present yourself in the best possible light is difficult enough as it is, even without knowing that you’re just one of dozens—if not hundreds—of candidates.  

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