The Skills You Need Shop

Our web content is free to view and to browse. We know that you, our readers, value this resource, and we have no plans to change what we do.

But we also know that there are times when you would like something more.

For example:

  • Sometimes you can’t be online, but you want to read about how you can improve your skills;
  • You want a way of bringing pages together in one place, to make it easier to cross-reference; or
  • You want to make notes about progress towards your skills-related goals.

In response to feedback, we have therefore started to produce eBooks that combine some of our most popular content with new ideas and tips.

From this page, you can navigate to our subject-specific shop pages to browse our selection of information and workbooks, then buy and download to read at your leisure.


Our Best-Selling eBooks...

The Skills You Need Guide to Interpersonal Skills


Are you serious about improving your Interpersonal Skills?

Our guide includes 5 eBooks:

  • Introduction to Communication Skills, learn the basics of better communication.
  • Advanced Communication Skills, take your communication skills to the next level.
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation Workbook, with exercises to help you develop your skills.
  • Understanding and Developing Emotional Intelligence, which sets out the theory and practice of this most essential area of interpersonal skills.
  • The Skills You Need Interpersonal Skills Self-Assessment, a printable and offline version of one of our most popular tools.
Learn more about the Skills You Need Guide to Interpersonal Skills

The Skills You Need Concise Guide to Leadership


This three part guide is ideal for new and experienced leaders alike.

These eBooks will guide you from your first steps into leadership, through developing and becoming more confident in your leadership style, to how to get things done.

Find out more about The Skills You Need Concise Guide to Leadership

The Skills You Need Guide for Students

Guide for Students

Learn about the skills you need to succeed at school, college and university. Our three-part guide covers Study Skills, Writing a Dissertation or Thesis and Research Methods.

Essential reading for students and educators.

Visit the Skills You Need Guide for Students page.
The Skills You Need Guide to Getting a Job

Getting a Job

This is an eBook that no potential job-seeker can afford to be without!

The Skills You Need Guide to Getting a Job takes you through the whole process of getting a job.

It helps you to identify what you can offer to employers, before moving on to applying for jobs and attending interviews. It also shows you how to avoid putting off potential employers, by making sure that your digital profile is as suitable as your CV or résumé.

Find out more about the Skills You Need Guide to Getting a Job.

Guide to Life

The Skills You Need Guide to Life

The Skills You Need Guide to Life is a short and easy-to-read summary of essential skills for a healthy mind and body.

This eBook covers some of our most popular content.

Find out more about the Skills You Need Guide to Life.
The Skills You Need Guide to Stress and Stress Management

Stress and Stress Management

Learn more about the nature of stress and how you can effectively cope with stress in your life.

The Skills You Need Guide to Stress and Stress Management is based on our popular stress, stress management and relaxation techniques content.

It covers all you need to know to help you through stressful periods in life: from understanding the nature of stress and identifying its triggers, through coping with stressful situations and learning how to relax.

Learn more about the Skills You Need Guide to Stress and Stress Management

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