Alex took a number of classes and received a mini-MBA and a language certificate from IBMI. This is his honest review of the school.
Working with others in an office environment can often be stressful. For managers, supervisors, and employers at large, finding ways to reduce drama and stress in the workplace can lead to happier employees, improved morale, and better outcomes.
Lower productivity might mean you are headed for a demotion. But is that really legal? Can your employer take away your allowance if you've been slacking too much? Learn what the rule of law says in the Philippines.
Worker productivity in our age can no longer be plainly correlated with the number of hours worked. My experience with different work hours has given me a thorough insight into what worker productivity means. It's taught me the importance of pacing yourself and the value of work-life balance.
This article shares some ideas for feeling less lonely if you work at home and are beginning to feel isolated.
Art can be a powerful marketing tool for your business. That's why it's crucial to pick the right artist.
Human resources theory, which is based on neoliberal principles and power (not efficiency) views managers as alpha male chimpanzees and workers as resources, a view born on slave plantations. This mindset has led to lower productivity, higher unemployment and ingrained inequality.
Leading meetings is a critical and learnable skill. Meetings are tools to accomplish a purpose, and like all tools, they must be wielded properly to accomplish their intended purpose. Learn how to assess the efficacy of the meetings you hold in your workplace.
A vision statement is the most valuable asset an organization has. This article explains what it is, why it's needed, and how to write one.
Leadership is a difficult and challenging role that requires knowledge, skills, and abilities that must be honed and developed over time. In this article, we explore the six common characteristics that all effective leaders share.
At first, you might have enjoyed the experience of never having to leave your home to work. But if the work-from-home lifestyle is starting to take its toll on you, try these helpful tips to make the best of it.
Speaking through a mask can be frustrating, as your words can sound unclear and muffled to your listner. These tidy little tips can help you to speak more clearly through your face mask so that your friends and colleagues can hear you better.
Following these 11 simple email etiquette tips will keep your emails professional and enhance the impact of your communication. These tips are simple, yet many people overlook them. Use these and stand out from the crowd as a real professional.
When the pandemic hit in 2020, working from home suddenly became a common setup for non-essential workers who were able to keep their jobs. As great as flexible work arrangements are, working from home is not for everyone and there are advantages we lose when working at the office stops.
A step-by-step guide on how to study and prepare for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Associate (1Z0-1085-20) using free courses and practice tests.
More and more people are working alone nowadays, mainly because technology enables remote working, rendering offices and other work spaces less relevant. This article lists and looks at 10 negatives associated with working individually.
Many certification exams can be taken from home using online proctoring. To take an exam from home, there are several requirements and rules you need to be aware of in advance.
Recent research on how working from home negatively affects remote workers physically and mentally and how these effects can be overcome.
In the Philippines, the pandemic and the general hustle for a livelihood has pushed unlicensed people to undertake real estate services such as the referral of buyers and sellers of property or advertisements on social media for a chance at a commission. This is illegal and harms everyone involved.
Risk management is becoming an integral part of businesses. This article looks at five tactics that businesses without a strong risk management strategy can consider and begin to implement during these uncertain times.
Crowdfunding has matured significantly over the last decade, now being widely considered an established and respected means of raising seed capital. However, entrepreneurs need to be cognizant of several key legal considerations before launching their campaigns.
This article speaks about proven tactics that will help employers to create a strategy to ensure consistency and efficiency in the workplace.
Those with higher degrees of emotional intelligence usually reap the rewards of more genuine relationships and effective work patterns -- make sure you're aware of these common roadblocks.
If you identify as a woman in the work place, you might be wondering how you can gain the respect of your male colleagues. Here are a few tips.
Here's a collection of the best quotes about powerful leaders and inspirational leadership. Use one of these quotes on a card to a coworker, in a speech, for workplace motivation, or to show appreciation for a job well done.
Pre-employment screenings have been subject to heavy scrutiny both online and in the HR space. In this article, I break down and answer why, in my experience, pre-employment screenings are a great tool for recruitment and selection.
This article reviews four websites that can help improve the speed and accuracy of your typing. Whether you are a writer, a secretary, or someone seek at-home employment, improving your typing skills can help you become more employable and efficient.
Here are handy tips to keep in mind and practice before your next video conference call.
Managers often have difficulty in pinning down the root causes of employee performance-related problems. This seven-step system utilizes an easily remembered acronym to help managers define and solve them.
Remote work has become far more prevalent in recent months than ever before, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few tips to slough off teleworking fatigue and help you work remotely more productively and efficiently in the days ahead.
From harnessing your emotional intelligence and fostering collective wisdom, to building your professional network and diving into professional development opportunities; the possibilities for your successful route to professional success are as dynamic as you are.
When one or more new team members join an organization, it is important to make them feel like part of the family by welcoming them with a thoughtful note, letter, or email. This article includes 40 example welcome messages for new employees.