Elisabeth Skinner

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Why 'soft skills' are more important than a great CV

Even with the best grades, Generation Y is finding it difficult to impress employers. Why? Because today, you need something far more intangible to get ahead<p>Earlier this year a friend-of-a-friend-of-a-friend’s daughter, who we’ll call Jane, emailed me out of the blue. She had just graduated from a …

This BMX bike sensor is ready to track your off-road adventures

There's no shortage of bike sensors that will track your performance. However, they usually assume that you're on a garden variety road bike. What if your definition of biking involves BMX races or trick jumps? Never fear -- you now have an activity tracker to call your own. Iddo has launched a …

Off-roading

The Northern Lights: aurora hunting in Finnish Lapland

It was late evening when I arrived at Muotka, the wilderness lodge high in the Arctic Circle that would be my home for the week. There to greet us, resplendent in a brightly coloured traditional Lappish dress topped off with a red bonnet, was Minka, the hotel’s manager, and her assistant, Ida. …

Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2015

Photograph: Luis Fidel Ayerves/Getty Images<p>Paseo Maritimo, Málaga.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/31/1420026337246/d31ab952-8af3-4c75-a7ae-56d79c4b888d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Luis Fidel Ayerves/Getty Images<p>Paseo Maritimo, …

Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, December 21, 2014 in Fun London<p><i>Every week you share the weird things you’ve overheard in London. Above, a few perplexing snippets</i> …