VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to improve your professional development skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal, and presentations skills.

January 15, 2024
Research into the benefits of VR for training, therapy, and business
As the VR industry matures, more and more soft skills training will be performed in VR and it will soon become a staple of employee training. Companies that are early to adopt the technology will have a huge advantage over their competitors.
June 21, 2023
Virtual Reality (VR) Definition
Virtual Reality (VR) is the term used to describe a three-dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with. Special goggles, also called VR headsets, are placed over the eyes and fully immerse you in the virtual environment, creating a realistic experience in the simulation.
January 17, 2022
11 Essential People Skills for the Workplace
Possessing good people skills is an invaluable asset in your career. It ensures you can interact and communicate effectively with other people in your workplace. As a result, you're able to achieve your company's goals and succeed in your career. In this article, we'll look at 11 essential people skills for the workplace.
August 2, 2021
Creating a Professional Development Plan – with Examples
No matter where you are currently employed - or if you are embarked on a study programme - your prospects hinge largely on the effort, time and energy that you invest in yourself. This is why creating a professional development plan is so important.
August 1, 2021
Professional Development – Why is it Important?
Professional development allows people to stay up-to-date with the latest trends in their industry, as well as learning new skills. Many professions actually require professional development to be able to renew a licence or certification, but you can also pursue it independently.
March 2, 2021
How to Give an Impromptu Speech, with Examples
An impromptu speech can be one of the most terrifying speeches you’ll ever do; standing up in front of a crowd and having to speak for a few minutes without preparation is daunting even for the most seasons speakers. Here are some valuable tips on how to give an impromptu speech.
February 16, 2021
Detailed Guide for Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking
The fear of public speaking is a common form of anxiety. It has been estimated that 75% of all people experience some degree of anxiety or nervousness when it comes to public speaking. Read our guide to understand how you can overcome your fear of public speaking.