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  • Learn the reasons why you may be the Office Jerk and not even know it. Recognize common jerk behaviors and resolve to change your interpersonal nastiness at work.

    How To Identify the Office Jerk

    How To Identify the Office Jerk

    by FlourishAnyway32

  • Sample thank-you notes and appreciation messages for a great manager or boss by employees. Show your thoughtful gratitude to your employer for his/her support, time and efforts shown to you.

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    by Oyewole Folarin20

  • For single employees, the biggest pool of potential dating partners could be at work. What do you need to know when your crush is in the next cubicle? Is an office romance worth the risks involved?

    Can You Find Love and Romance in the Workplace?

    Can You Find Love and Romance in the Workplace?

    by FlourishAnyway104

  • Tips on managing up for a more organized boss. Build trust, communicate clearly, minimize interruptions, and help your boss manage email and prioritize. Plus, make him think it's all his idea!

    How to Organize Your Disorganized Boss

    How to Organize Your Disorganized Boss

    by FlourishAnyway8

  • This article give ten mistakes that people make when dealing with a workplace bully, based on the author's own experiences. She shares the mistakes she made, with the hope of helping others not to do the same.

    What NOT TO DO When Being Bullied at Work

    What NOT TO DO When Being Bullied at Work

    by Sharilee Swaity228

  • You've submitted your resignation, and now Human Resources requests an exit interview. Here's why you should say no and suggestions for how to decline. Don't get trapped in this no win situation.

    Here's Why You Should Say No to an Exit Interview

    Here's Why You Should Say No to an Exit Interview

    by FlourishAnyway45

  • This unit under the OCR qualification for Level 3 diploma in business and administration helps a candidate to fully understand the complete procedures of ordering products and services, how to maintain relationships with suppliers and service providers, and how and why to go for good quality products at the same time with best value for money, and have a thorough knowledge of the supply chain and how it works.

    NVQ Level 3: Ordering Products and Services in Business and Administration

    NVQ Level 3: Ordering Products and Services in Business and Administration

    by livingsta7

  • A tongue-in-cheek look at the just cause standard for discharge. Learn the five sure-fire ways you can get fired from a corporate employment attorney's perspective.

    Five Ways to Get Fired

    Five Ways to Get Fired

    by Deborah Neyens126

  • As more businesses fail in this challenging economy, understanding the key factors in business success is crucial to the survivors, to entrepreneurs, and to new start up companies. Know these factors, re-design your business, and succeed.

    Factors that Contribute to Business Success

    Factors that Contribute to Business Success

    by Sid Kemp14

  • Profit margins needed for a business to survive (or thrive!) are primary metrics that both business owners and sales personnel must know. Methods of calculating profit margin are reviewed.

    Methods of Calculating Profit Margin

    Methods of Calculating Profit Margin

    by Heidi Thorne4

  • Beware of the waffling work friend -- that fickle, fair-weathered co-worker who can't decide whether she is friend or foe. Learn the 5 warning signs of workplace frenemies and how to deal with them.

    Frenemy In the Workplace:  5 Warning Signs

    Frenemy In the Workplace: 5 Warning Signs

    by FlourishAnyway106

  • My "Characteristics of the Ideal Employee" comes from 15 years' consensus of employers in a range of industries. These ideals can help you gain a job and earn promotions. See some added new tips!

    Top 5 Characteristics of Ideal Employees

    Top 5 Characteristics of Ideal Employees

    by Patty Inglish152

  • Abuse in the workplace should not be tolerated. Bosses have to respect and appreciate all employees. Watch out for early signs that your boss is abusive.

    3 Warning Signs That Your Boss Is Abusive

    3 Warning Signs That Your Boss Is Abusive

    by Koralee Phillips74

  • Many project managers don't know the difference between a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and an Activity List. On small projects, it doesn't matter much. But on larger ones, it's crucial to understand the difference, and to do a good job on each one.

    Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & Activity List to Project Success

    Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & Activity List to Project Success

    by Sid Kemp14

  • Is your boss an evil, abusive jerk? How to identify a Bad Boss. Professional advice on what do to about toxic managers, and how to keep from going crazy.

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    by Marcy Goodfleisch63

  • All employees complain - the good ones and the bad ones. It's up to supervisors to determine how to address the complaint. This article will cover how to effectively handle employee complaints.

    15 Tips on Handling Employee Complaints

    15 Tips on Handling Employee Complaints

    by David Livermore8

  • Trouble at work? How to respond to allegations of misbehavior in the workplace. Use these tips in dealing with an HR investigator if you are accused of rules violations on the job.

    Accused of Wrongdoing at Work: What to Do

    Accused of Wrongdoing at Work: What to Do

    by FlourishAnyway249

  • Managing budget is an ongoing process for any organisation or business and it requires continuous monitoring, controlling and reporting, which is the budget manager's responsibility.

    Manage and Understand the Purpose of Budgets

    Manage and Understand the Purpose of Budgets

    by livingsta6

  • Does a perfectly competitive market exist anywhere in the world? The best answer is, "No," because perfect competition is an "ideal." Not reality. So, how far from "ideal" is America's market system?

    What Is a Competitive and Free Marketplace?

    What Is a Competitive and Free Marketplace?

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD7

  • Right livelihood is earning a living in an ethical way. The goal is not just prosperity, but personal fulfillment and the benefit of all humanity. It is based on traditional Buddhist teaching.

    Right Livelihood: The Quest for Ethical Work

    Right Livelihood: The Quest for Ethical Work

    by Catherine Giordano17

  • Are filthy words like f-bombs spewing in your workplace? Here's what you need to know about cussing at the office: why we curse, the social side of swearing, and what a dirty mouth says about you.

    Profanity in the Workplace

    Profanity in the Workplace

    by FlourishAnyway101

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  • Six Sigma is, for most, a buzzword. What is it really? And can it help improve 0perations management at your company? Can 6 Sigma improve quality and cut costs?

    What is Six Sigma in Operations Management?

    What is Six Sigma in Operations Management?

    by Sid Kemp7

  • When I landed my dream job in HR for a Fortune 500 company, there was one small catch, the Office Mean Girl (OMG). Despite backbiting, exclusion, and personal attacks, eventually I flourished.

    Office Mean Girl:  Memories of a Workplace Bully

    Office Mean Girl: Memories of a Workplace Bully

    by FlourishAnyway67

  • Meetings and minute taking, types of minutes, a few tips on note taking during the meeting, and the different styles used for writing down notes.

    Taking Minutes:  Part I

    Taking Minutes: Part I

    by livingsta6

  • Tax breaks to churches costs the U.S. $71 billion a year while subverting freedom of religion for all and the free speech rights of churches.

    Should Churches Be Tax-Exempt?

    Should Churches Be Tax-Exempt?

    by Catherine Giordano45

  • Women worldwide are saying, “me too.” We, as a civilization, have reached a tipping point. This makes me wonder: where is the “line” when it comes to sexual harassment?

    Sexual Harassment: Where Is "The Line?"

    Sexual Harassment: Where Is "The Line?"

    by Carolyn Fields0

  • You hate your job and feel that life is one long nightmare! Is there anything you can do to make the situation better? The answer is yes!

    How to Survive a Job You Hate

    How to Survive a Job You Hate

    by Helen Murphy Howell25

  • PERT, the Project Evaluation and Review Technique, is a way of knowing if your project is on time and on budget. If it is running behind or over budget, you'll know how much extra time or money it will take to deliver. Here's how to do it!

    How to Use the PERT Chart for Project Management

    How to Use the PERT Chart for Project Management

    by Sid Kemp8

  • TIMWOOD is a mnemonic to remember the seven wastes in lean manufacturing: transport, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, and defects. Learn more about each component below!

    TIMWOOD: The 7 Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

    TIMWOOD: The 7 Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony25

  • Got a bad boss? Consider this: What you thought was managerial incompetence may be something else entirely. Here's how sneaky smart bosses push disliked or low performing employees to quit their jobs.

    How Managers Make Unwanted Employees Go Away

    How Managers Make Unwanted Employees Go Away

    by FlourishAnyway141

  • Six Sigma Quality Management is often touted as a solution for operations management and cost problems. But, if your company is not ready, Six Sigma can make things worse. Learn why, and how to determine whether your company is ready for Six Sigma.

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    by Sid Kemp15

  • Most projects fail, and the most common reason is that the goal is not clearly defined. When the goal, or scope of the project, is clearly defined, success becomes possible. Learn how to define project scope and goals clearly, and communicate it to the project team and the customers, so you can get it done right!

    Project Scope Management: What Are We Making?

    Project Scope Management: What Are We Making?

    by Sid Kemp3

  • The unexpected death of a colleague in the workplace can present a number of challenges. HR and management can implement a number of measures that acknowledges the emotional state of their workers and provides support during this difficult time.

    Helping Employees Recover From the Death of a Coworker

    Helping Employees Recover From the Death of a Coworker

    by Carola Finch3

  • Selling books on Amazon is not as easy as writing a book and uploading it to the platform. New authors, especially, find sales to be few and far between. There are ways to improve your book sales.

    Tips to Sell More Books on Amazon

    Tips to Sell More Books on Amazon

    by Doug West19

  • One of today's hottest consulting and coaching models is the mastermind group. But what is a mastermind group? Pros and cons of using them are discussed.

    What Is a Mastermind Group?

    What Is a Mastermind Group?

    by Heidi Thorne6

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  • What happens to your job if you get sick? What about your wage? How will you pay your bills? These are all concerns which this article hopes to address by shedding some light on the topic of Sick Pay.

    Statutory Sick Pay and You

    Statutory Sick Pay and You

    by Kate0

  • How do we create cohesive teams that get great work done? How do we manage different levels of skill? How do we increase motivation in our team members? And how do we do all of this while being fair, which is essential to employee retention? The answer is in flexible, emotionally intelligent leadership, combining situational and prescriptive methods and adapting them to the situation and the team.

    Different Types of Leadership: Prescriptive & Situational

    Different Types of Leadership: Prescriptive & Situational

    by Sid Kemp7

  • Mental illness affects 1 in 5 American adults at any point in time. Learn how to effectively manage your work relationships when someone you work with is mentally ill.

    How to Deal with A Mentally Ill Coworker

    How to Deal with A Mentally Ill Coworker

    by FlourishAnyway43

  • Here is a typical Bread Line or Unemployment Line back in the 1930s, but we're having them today as well. Dishonesty, evasion, or lack of integrity on the job can be the culprit, as well as lack of training and misunderstandings. It is important to be honest, straightforward, and forthcoming on the job with your management...

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    by Patty Inglish132

  • This hub describes different decision-making models, steps to take them and their pros and cons. Some common decision traps are also briefly discussed.

    An overview of decision-making models

    An overview of decision-making models

    by Hanh Vu3

  • The old advice about never burning a bridge ain't always so. Do not engage in relationship pyrotechnics lightly or too often. But sometimes it's necessary to blow up toxic relationships and be done.

    How To End a Toxic Relationship

    How To End a Toxic Relationship

    by FlourishAnyway103

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