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  • Supervising a supervisor can be even more difficult than supervising a line staff employee. This article covers all you need to know to effectively manage supervisors and managers.

    15 Tips on How to Supervise Supervisors

    15 Tips on How to Supervise Supervisors

    by David Livermore9

  • This unit provides candidates with thorough knowledge and hands-on skills related to producing high-quality documents. It covers how to know what resources are available in the organisation / company and how to use them, as well as how to follow all the policies and procedures for producing documents.

    NVQ Level 3: Produce Documents in a Business Environment

    NVQ Level 3: Produce Documents in a Business Environment

    by livingsta44

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

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • Whenever we are at a crossroad, it means there is a choice. We must choose between two or more options. Making our own choices about what we do is important because it gives meaning to our life.

    How to Make Smart Decisions: Ask and Integrate

    How to Make Smart Decisions: Ask and Integrate

    by Liliane Najm0

  • Lucille Ball paved the way for women in the business world and in life. She was the first woman to own her own film company and the first to go on national television showing her pregnancy. These were big steps for the Women's Movement of the '50s and '60s.

    Important Women Who Changed Business Forever: Lucille Ball

    Important Women Who Changed Business Forever: Lucille Ball

    by Susan Holland103

  • 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

  • Mental illness affects one in five American adults at any point in time. This article will help you 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 FlourishAnyway49

  • 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 Phillips115

  • 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 FlourishAnyway81

  • This article 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 HH5

  • Managing budgets is an ongoing process for any organisation or business and 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

  • 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 Lannoye4

  • Loud people in the workplace can be distracting and annoying, especially if it's on a constant basis. This article will discuss how to handle that loud person to give you some peace of mind.

    10 Tips on How to Handle a Loud Person in the Office

    10 Tips on How to Handle a Loud Person in the Office

    by David Livermore11

  • In the rapidly changing landscape of business in the 21st century, organizational leaders have a tough job maintaining a competitive strategic advantage. This article discusses 11 key factors for organizing and maintaining an effective business organization in the 21st century.

    11 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    11 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    by ecoggins50

  • Located at the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam has emerged as one of the most lucrative investment destinations in the world. This articles presents top 10 reasons to invest in Vietnam.

    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Vietnam

    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Vietnam

    by HH4

  • 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 MS159

  • 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 Folarin69

  • Need to write a farewell speech for a great boss or manager who is retiring or leaving the company? Not sure where to start or how best to go about it? Check out these guidelines and tips to get started. A sample retirement speech is also included to help you in your speech-writing process.

    How to Write a Farewell Speech for Your Boss Who Is Retiring

    How to Write a Farewell Speech for Your Boss Who Is Retiring

    by Oyewole Folarin23

  • 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

  • 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 Languedoc28

  • Preparation may be dull and seem time consuming when all you really want to do is dive into a project and start feeling like you've accomplished something. Read on to find out how to skyrocket your success with a few easy tips.

    Preparation as a Key to Success

    Preparation as a Key to Success

    by Cheryl Evans0

  • In this article, you'll find sample thank-you notes and appreciation messages for colleagues, bosses, and employees that you can write in a letter or blank card to express your heartfelt gratitude for their help and support.

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Colleague

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Colleague

    by Oyewole Folarin16

  • Women are underrepresented as CEO's of major corporations. In the U.S., we are yet to have a woman president. The proverbial glass ceiling seems to be a ubiquitous fixture within the halls of power. Given the opportunity, can women perform? Can they compete with their male counterparts?

    The Glass Ceiling and How Women Compare to Men as Leaders

    The Glass Ceiling and How Women Compare to Men as Leaders

    by JC Scull19

  • 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 unit summarises the purpose of using diaries, the types of diaries, what information is needed for diary entries, how they are gathered and how tasks are prioritised and why. It also covers how and why to communicate changes, solve problems and store diaries securely.

    NVQ Level 3: Using Diary Systems (Purpose, Types and More)

    NVQ Level 3: Using Diary Systems (Purpose, Types and More)

    by livingsta39

  • 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 FlourishAnyway212

  • Project management does not have to be on a grand scale and is not limited to big projects. You can use some of the information presented in my 3 Project Management Principles articles to develop a personal action plan.

    Project Management: Monitoring and People Management

    Project Management: Monitoring and People Management

    by Liliane Najm0

  • 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

  • Communication is a two way process. Many people do not listen and do not understand what the other person says or feels because they do not know the difference between hearing and listening.

    The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

    The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

    by livingsta69

  • 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 FlourishAnyway88

  • Email and texting are now the primary forms of communication both at a corporate and personal level. Here are some rules for what not to do in an email, what to do, and why it's important.

    5 Rules for More Professional Emails

    5 Rules for More Professional Emails

    by Megan Fournier0

  • 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.

    How to Thrive as a Professional Woman in the Virtual Age

    How to Thrive as a Professional Woman in the Virtual Age

    by Jess Schatzel0

  • This article provides in-depth descriptions of the various outcomes for the Business and Administration Level 3 NVQ module on communicating in a business environment. It is provided for reference purposes only.

    NVQ Level 3: Communicate in a Business Environment

    NVQ Level 3: Communicate in a Business Environment

    by livingsta68

  • Teamwork can increase efficiency, create a sense of ownership, and raise morale. Here is a list of 15 advantages that teamwork can bring to the workplace.

    15 Advantages of Teamwork in the Workplace

    15 Advantages of Teamwork in the Workplace

    by Paul Goodman14

  • Beware of the waffling work friend—that fickle, fair-weathered co-worker who can't decide whether she is friend or foe. Learn the five 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

  • 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

  • Using the Rasmussen safety model formulates a process to open a business without drifting into failure. The boundaries include safety, workload, and economy. Balancing among each will help the company function by using a hierarchy of controls to prevent movement into a critical area.

    Opening the Economy: How to Not Drift Into Failure

    Opening the Economy: How to Not Drift Into Failure

    by Silas Still0

  • 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

  • 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 MS67

  • There are many advantages of teamwork and cooperation when it comes to problem-solving and completing tasks, but what most folks don't acknowledge is that there are also some downsides. This article lists some of the less advantageous aspects of working in a group or as a team.

    12 Disadvantages of Teamwork in the Workplace

    12 Disadvantages of Teamwork in the Workplace

    by Paul Goodman5

  • Supervising employees is hard enough as it is, but, supervising employees that are working from home can be much harder. This article provides a how to in managing employees working from home.

    How to Supervise Employees Working From Home

    How to Supervise Employees Working From Home

    by David Livermore0

  • Starting with preparation, then the meeting, the closing, and of course, the follow-up, here are the four stages of a meeting explained, whether you need help with your business class homework or you're just really in need of a better meeting strategy at work.

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    by Kierstin Gunsberg1

  • Trouble at work? Learn how to respond to allegations of misbehavior in the workplace. Use these tips to navigate conversations with an HR Investigator if you are accused of rule violations on the job.

    Accused of Wrongdoing at Work: What to Do

    Accused of Wrongdoing at Work: What to Do

    by FlourishAnyway346

  • A majority of workers experience chronic stress. If you are considering taking a "stress leave" from your job, learn what you need to know before you request a medical leave of absence for anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition.

    How to Get a Stress Leave From Work

    How to Get a Stress Leave From Work

    by FlourishAnyway45

  • Working from home isn't as easy as it sounds like. In fact, there are many ways it can be harder on an individual than working in the office. This article discusses how you can take care of yourself while working from home.

    Taking Care of Yourself While Working From Home

    Taking Care of Yourself While Working From Home

    by David Livermore2

  • 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 FlourishAnyway66

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