VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to help you improve business and life skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal and language learning.

How is VR Changing Corporate Training?
August 02, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How is VR Changing Corporate Training?

While many continue to debate over the adoption rates of virtual reality (VR), a VR tidal wave is quietly bringing VR very much into the present. A number of companies are already exploring VR as a supplementary tool for corporate training and you could find yourself being trained in VR sooner than you think.

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Online training courses with virtual reality (VR)
July 28, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Online Training Courses with VR

Online courses have become a popular way to learn just about anything, with sites such as Udemy, Udacity, Pluralsight and Coursera revolutionising education. VR can enhance courses by allowing you to practice these skills, such as Sales and Public Speaking, in a realistic way.

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Practice giving an impromptu speech in virtual reality
July 27, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How to Give an Impromptu Speech

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.

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Managing conflict in the workplace
January 16, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Managing conflict in the workplace

85% of US employees experiencing conflict in the workplace. This article discusses common causes of conflict and how to resolve the conflict before it escalates.

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Professional and business networking tips
July 26, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How Professional Networking Can Help your Career

Effective networking is an important aspect of career development. Building relationships with a wide range of people can win you new business clients, increase your chance of finding a new job, as well as advancing your career. Here are our tips on how to improve.

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Job interview preparation and search apps
July 6, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Interview Preparation & Job Search Apps

List of the top interview preparation and job search apps on the Android and iTunes platforms, including interview simulation, search and virtual reality apps. Try these apps out for free.

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The Secret to Your Dream Job: Interview Preparation
June 23, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

The Secret to Your Dream Job: Interview Preparation

If you haven't effectively prepared for an upcoming interview, then your chances of being offered the position are severely diminished. Here are our tips on how to improve your public speaking, communication skills, language learning and interview techniques with virtual reality.

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Where to find the best VR apps
June 5, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Where to Find the Best VR Apps

There are thousands of VR apps already on the market and finding the best experiences can be challenging. We’ve searched through the VR app marketplaces and list our favourites for all the popular VR headsets, including Google Cardboard, Gear VR, Daydream, Rift and Vive.

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How to Stop Using Filler Words in 3 Steps
April 29, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How to Stop Using Filler Words in 3 Steps

Um, like, so, er… they’re all words that have slipped into everyone’s everyday vocabulary and they’re known as hesitation or filler words. These are 3 practical steps to help you stop using them.

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3 Ways Virtual Reality is Changing Higher Education
April 24, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

3 Ways Virtual Reality is Changing Higher Education

While there are some sceptics who aren’t too sure what the future holds, there are universities who are already adopting the technology, confident of the benefits VR can bring. Here are 3 uses of VR in higher education, which universities around the world have started to adopt.

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VR's not just for gaming - 20 other industries that use VR
April 6, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

20 Non-Gaming Industries that use VR

There are some great virtual reality (VR) games out there, but VR, AR and MR are going to shape our future in so many more ways than gaming. Here’s a list of industries that are already adopting VR and how this could impact the future of that industry.

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3 tips for improving communicaiton skills
April 4, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

3 Tips to Improve Communication Skills

It’s a well-known fact that what we actually say is only a small part of how our message is received. However, it can be difficult to say the message we want to communicate, here are 3 tips to help you improve your communication skills.

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WebVR demo using A-Frame for public speaking
December 10, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Developing a Public Speaking WebVR Demo

WebVR lets you access virtual reality (VR) in your web browser, using devices such as Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive and Gear VR. We talk briefly about our experience with building a public speaking WebVR demo using A-Frame.

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Presentation Tips and Skills
November 20, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top Presentation Tips & Skills

Essential tips to enhance your presentation and build a powerful story. Delivering your key message at the right time, to the right people, is the best way to persuade and influence the people that matter.

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Communication Skills Courses Library

Communication Skills Courses Library

Our curated library of communication skills courses on public speaking, sales, leadership, negotiation and teamwork. Enroll onto one of these courses to enhance your skills.

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Wedding speech in VR
November 11, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Using VR to Improve Public Speaking Skills

The ability to be able to speak in public can be the difference between landing your dream job, winning a huge contract for your company, or delivering a moving speech at a wedding. Read how VR can be used to dramatically improve your speaking skills.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills
November 2, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills

Great public speakers are not born that way; most have to practice and perfect their speaking skills. We provide a list of oratory skills to help make your speeches more clear, confident and successful.

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Learn a language in VR using the Language VR app
October 18, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Learn a Language in VR

There are hundreds of app out there for language learning, all somewhat similar in design and function. We thought we would try and create a more immersive learning experience with the help of virtual reality.

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Google interview practice in the VirtualSpeech VR app
October 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top 20 Google Interview Questions

With hundreds of thousands of people applying to Google each year, the Google Interview Questions are getting tougher and tougher in order to filter to the best candidates. Check out our list of 20 technical and 20 non-technical interview questions taken from real interviews.

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Public Speaking VR conference room
September 22, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Public Speaking Course Integrated with VR

We’ve combined traditional online video tutorials with VR, creating a unique learning experience. Learn fundamental techniques about public speaking through the videos, then practice what you have learnt in VR.

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