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  • 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

  • Conference calls often do little more than breed multitasking and snarky conversations on Slack or Gchat. At their worst, they're a full-on waste of people's time or a drain on morale. Sometimes they're unavoidable, so here's how to make the most of them.

    7 Ways to Make Your Conference Calls Less Annoying

    7 Ways to Make Your Conference Calls Less Annoying

    by Ria Fritz1

  • Here are some guiding principles for change agents that will help make your process improvement initiatives reliably successful. Change smarter, not harder!

    Surviving Process Improvement Initiatives

    Surviving Process Improvement Initiatives

    by Mike Shoemake0

  • 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 FlourishAnyway105

  • 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 Phillips106

  • 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

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  • If you've been a target of bullying at work like I have, you may wonder: Why was I chosen? Contrary to popular belief, research shows a bullying victim is not a doormat. She's typically a skilled worker, honest, ethical, independent, and well-liked.

    Bullying at Work: 7 Surprising Reasons Why You May Be a Target

    Bullying at Work: 7 Surprising Reasons Why You May Be a Target

    by McKenna Meyers12

  • If you are programming your company's automated phone system, this guide will help you set it up properly to handle your callers in an efficient manner that takes into account the needs of your customers.

    How to Automate a Phone Answering System

    How to Automate a Phone Answering System

    by Glenn Stok0

  • Effective leadership is vital in any organization, but achieving the correct style for the challenges faced can be difficult. This article looks at ten common styles of leadership.

    Ten Common Leadership Styles

    Ten Common Leadership Styles

    by Paul Goodman1

  • A free and complete software development proposal template with budget, ROI and CAGR formulas and instructions. Detailed instructions to help you prepare a winning software development proposal.

    How to Write a Software Development Proposal

    How to Write a Software Development Proposal

    by Kevin Languedoc20

  • How many times have we complained to our friends about work? How many times have we thought about quitting in the hopes that it might make us happier? But it doesn't have to be this way. Here are 10 simple things you can do to feel happier at work.

    10 Ways to Be Happier at Work Without Quitting

    10 Ways to Be Happier at Work Without Quitting

    by KV Lo1

  • Face-to-face conversation is less frequent these days due to the Internet. Communication in person should not be lost from our social skills. It lends itself to a better interaction with more successful results.

    Face-to-Face Conversation Is Important for Success

    Face-to-Face Conversation Is Important for Success

    by Glenn Stok8

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway186

  • 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

  • Post-Millennials or Generation Z (kids born in 2000 and later) are entering the workforce. Their world bears little resemblance to what came before. What should we expect from these young employees?

    Generation Z and the Work World:  5 Trends to Watch

    Generation Z and the Work World: 5 Trends to Watch

    by FlourishAnyway80

  • Continental Airlines was an airline that was about to fly into oblivion. The company was broke and its people demoralized. Learn how excellent leadership changed the fortunes of this airline.

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    by John M2

  • The first few seconds of a phone call has the most influence on a client. It sets the tone. I'll discuss proper phone etiquette, how to answer, how to be prepared to take notes, and how to show professionalism.

    How to Handle Telephone Calls in a Businesslike Manner

    How to Handle Telephone Calls in a Businesslike Manner

    by Glenn Stok20

  • As a supervisor handling a difficult employee can be one of the most stressful things on the job. This article instructs you on how you can manage those difficult employees effectively.

    10 Tips on Dealing With Difficult Employees

    10 Tips on Dealing With Difficult Employees

    by David Livermore24

  • In this article, we will discuss what counts as sexual discrimination in the workplace, what you can do if you believe that you are the victim of sexual discrimination, and what you can do to find out more.

    What Is Sexual Discrimination in UK Law?

    What Is Sexual Discrimination in UK Law?

    by Katie0

  • In today's society, working as part of a team is essential to achieve successful business outcomes. However, teams are dynamic and there are a number of situations that can result in a team's demise. This article focuses on ten reasons why teams fail and how to deal with those situations.

    Ten Reasons Why Teams Fail

    Ten Reasons Why Teams Fail

    by CWanamaker0

  • Want your meetings to be more productive and more efficient? Incorporate these five essential elements of an agenda. They will create a road map to success while increasing participant engagement.

    Five Elements of an Effective Agenda

    Five Elements of an Effective Agenda

    by Kathy Stutzman2

  • Networking groups are definitely not all the same. Nor are they all equal in terms of the sales and referral opportunities. Pros and cons of popular networking group types are explored.

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • 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 Inglish MS156

  • 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 Thorne5

  • Need to write a farewell speech for a great boss or manager who is leaving the company, and how best to go about it? Find a sample goodbye or retirement speech below.

    Farewell Speech for Your Boss Who Is Retiring

    Farewell Speech for Your Boss Who Is Retiring

    by Oyewole Folarin13

  • 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 FlourishAnyway47

  • This Hub provides a basic introduction to some of the primary factors that must go into the decision about what to charge for products/services. It will help anyone, seasoned marketers (by being a reminder), and new marketers, because it looks closely at pricing considerations that can help in development of sound pricing strategies.

    Four Questions to Ask Before Making Product Pricing Decisions

    Four Questions to Ask Before Making Product Pricing Decisions

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD11

  • 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 Inglish MS132

  • 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 FlourishAnyway51

  • Women fulfill many leadership roles. Just like men, women can be visionary, be peacemakers, be steady guides through difficult times, or be problem-solvers.

    The Four Types of Women in Leadership

    The Four Types of Women in Leadership

    by Sid Kemp45

  • 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 FlourishAnyway77

  • You may be considering a job transfer and be able to benefit from the enclosed Transfer Request Letter. However, you may want to master current job tasks before moving to another job site.

    How to Ask for a Job Transfer - Be Valuable

    How to Ask for a Job Transfer - Be Valuable

    by Patty Inglish MS63

  • Business cards are one of the cheapest, easiest and most effective sales and networking tools. Get business cards tips for size, printing, photos, contact info and more!

    Business Card Tips for Sales and Networking

    Business Card Tips for Sales and Networking

    by Heidi Thorne21

  • 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

  • Not cool with public speaking? Yeah, I wasn't either, especially because I exude awkwardness. Thankfully, I've overcome my presentation/speech-giving fear. Here's how I did it!

    Public Speaking Tips for the Socially Awkward

    Public Speaking Tips for the Socially Awkward

    by Simone Haruko Smith27

  • 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 Folarin49

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway301

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • This unit gives a thorough knowledge and hands on skills on the purpose of producing high quality documents, know what resources are available in the organisation / company and how to use them, follow all the policies and procedures to produce documents and use resources and stay by the specifications.

    NVQ Level 3: Produce Documents in a Business Environment

    NVQ Level 3: Produce Documents in a Business Environment

    by livingsta42

  • Are you protected against discrimination if your employer learns about your genetic or medical condition? Learn about what led up to the passage of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), what GINA does, and what it does not do.

    Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace:  What You Need to Know

    Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

    by FlourishAnyway46

  • Obtaining TEFL certification is a great way to travel the world while still holding a job. That's right—you don't need to quit working if you want to travel the world. Teaching English is your go-to if you want to do both at the same time.

    Will a TEFL Certificate Help Me Travel the World?

    Will a TEFL Certificate Help Me Travel the World?

    by Susan SJ7

  • An employer checklist to assess potential legal exposure before discharging an employee. Reduce the risk of wrongful discharge litigation by proactively identifying and addressing legal risks of employee termination before taking action.

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    by Deborah Neyens24

  • A project without a plan is like a vacation without an itinerary. You'll get lost, miss your flight, and have a miserable time. And you'll probably get fired, too! Make a clear project plan, and deliver great results on time and under budget - every time! Here's how!

    How to Layout a Project Management Plan

    How to Layout a Project Management Plan

    by Sid Kemp9

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