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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway334

  • 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

  • Work can be a never-ending treadmill. Everything needs to be done by yesterday. Here are some tips to help get organized and stress less about work deadlines.

    How to Cope With Work Deadlines

    How to Cope With Work Deadlines

    by Beth Eaglescliffe2

  • The road to self-responsibility lies in re-sensitizing our body and mind, continual refinement and improvements of our abilities, and recognizing and acting on what we ‘ought’ to do rather than what we ‘want’ or to do.

    The Elements of Personal Responsibility

    The Elements of Personal Responsibility

    by Instructor Riederer2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Although leaders have to be results-oriented, they can do this by exercising high level interpersonal skills that their team members adopt to further improve the organization. But to achieve success, a leader has to solve problems and make the tough decisions.

    Get to Carnegie Hall: Practice Problem-Solving

    Get to Carnegie Hall: Practice Problem-Solving

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jimenez0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway204

  • 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 Languedoc25

  • 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 Folarin63

  • Here are 25 affordable rewards and incentives to motivate employees on a low budget. You want to motivate employees for their effort, hard work, and long-term dedication. Employee rewards programs are quickly becoming more popular.

    Rewards and Incentives to Motivate Employees

    Rewards and Incentives to Motivate Employees

    by Billy Haynes0

  • 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

  • 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 Phillips112

  • If you're thinking about quitting your job, read this article before you hand in your resignation letter. Some careful planning can help make the process of leaving your job a little less stressful.

    10 Things To Do Before Handing in Your Resignation

    10 Things To Do Before Handing in Your Resignation

    by Sally Hayes0

  • 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 HH4

  • 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 FlourishAnyway49

  • 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 Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

    TIMWOOD: The Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony28

  • This article aims to provide a brief overview of design thinking, in particular, its definitions, principles, benefits, criticisms and application.

    An Overview of Design Thinking

    An Overview of Design Thinking

    by HH0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway57

  • 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 Goodman12

  • 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

  • Strategic leaders need to be able to think strategically and be creative in order to solve the complex problems of today. This will not only make them indispensable to their organization but it will allow them to anticipate oncoming challenges and in the midst of difficulty make effective decisions.

    Guided by Athena: Think Strategically and Be Creative to Solve Problems

    Guided by Athena: Think Strategically and Be Creative to Solve Problems

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jimenez0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Your language can lose its power when you use hedges, upspeak, disclaimers, and other credibility killers. These verbal bad habits undermine your authority and the competence of your message.

    How to Speak With Confidence and Authority

    How to Speak With Confidence and Authority

    by FlourishAnyway90

  • 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 livingsta44

  • Are you looking to find out the different types of speeches? Here we explore 10 speech types that you can look into to find out what people are aiming at when talking.

    10 Different Types of Speeches

    10 Different Types of Speeches

    by Bradley Morrison0

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 bullying victims in the workplace are not doormats or outliers. They're typically top-notch employees: hard-working, honest, ethical, independent, and well-liked.

    7 Surprising Reasons You May Be a Target of Bullying at Work

    7 Surprising Reasons You May Be a Target of Bullying at Work

    by McKenna Meyers18

  • 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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