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  • Find out what Re REally stands for and what the heck a CC is. If you've ever looked at the lines of a blank Fax Cover Page and wondered what to write, check out this Hub.

    How to Fill out a Fax Cover Page

    How to Fill out a Fax Cover Page

    by Britney0

  • Learning how to speak properly is all about developing great oratory and conversational skills that boost your personal and professional image. Let's take a look at how you can master the art of conversation and say goodbye to those Ummmms, Errrrrs and long pauses while you speak to your friends, family and work colleagues on the phone or face to face. You'll be surprised what a big difference improved speaking skills can make in your life!

    How to Speak Properly and Master the Art of Conversation

    How to Speak Properly and Master the Art of Conversation

    by princesswithapen12

  • Ever accidentally swear at work? OOPS! Hope the boss wasn't listening! Here is a list of safe (and highly creative) swear words for the workplace and elsewhere!

    Office-Safe Fake Swear Words

    Office-Safe Fake Swear Words

    by Jennifer Kessner48

  • 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

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  • In the competitive environment of project management, here are some tips for standing out from other candidates in an interview. Here are the 8 most common questions you are likely to get asked.

    Project Management Interview Questions

    Project Management Interview Questions

    by Lauren5

  • Resource planning can be painful. This article identifies all of the information you'll need to gather before starting, and then walks you through using that to build out a resource allocation file.

    How to Do Resource Allocation in Excel

    How to Do Resource Allocation in Excel

    by Max Dalton0

  • 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 Phillips77

  • If you have a job, chances are that you've come across at least one person who is difficult to work with. In fact, most of us over the course of our careers will have encountered many of these difficult coworker types. I sure have!

    4 Types of Difficult Coworkers and how to Deal With Them

    4 Types of Difficult Coworkers and how to Deal With Them

    by PurpleOne16

  • 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

  • There are 10 strong characteristics that would define an excellent employee. These attributes can be introduced in a job interview and expanded in job performance. The influence of these qualities can carry an employee's career a long way when routinely practiced.

    10 Excellent Qualities That Make an Outstanding Employee

    10 Excellent Qualities That Make an Outstanding Employee

    by Cathy22

  • 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

  • This article explores Hyundai's competitive advantage and strategy, on how it has established itself as one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the world.

    Hyundai's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    Hyundai's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    by unrealist0

  • 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

  • So what should you do if this quiz indicates that you have been the victim of a work place bully? First, although the quiz asks what you've experienced in your whole career, the need to take action depends upon how many of these indications you are currently experiencing.

    Top 10 Signs Your Boss is Bullying You

    Top 10 Signs Your Boss is Bullying You

    by Undercover Lawyer60

  • 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

  • Do you have an employee who works extra hard and shows incentive? Do they stay late or come in on days off? Why not reward their behavior with more than just their paycheck? Below are 10 "low-budget"

    10+ Ways to Reward Employees on a Low Budget

    10+ Ways to Reward Employees on a Low Budget

    by Billy Haynes10

  • Different situations call for different types of leadership. Does your company need a visionary, a peacemaker, a motivator, or an architect? Probably all four. Can you be all types of leader, and know which type to be when? Or can you build a leadership team with all these qualities?

    The Four Types of Leaders

    The Four Types of Leaders

    by Sid Kemp32

  • 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 livingsta40

  • This article covers what it takes to not only be a supervisor, but to be a leader. The author's own experiences are provided to give real world experience in being a good supervisor in the workplace.

    20 Tips on Being a Great Boss

    20 Tips on Being a Great Boss

    by David Livermore38

  • 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 Inglish61

  • If you are having a hard time dealing with a critical boss or co-worker, these tips on how to deal with criticism at work might help.

    How to Cope with a Critical Boss

    How to Cope with a Critical Boss

    by Sally Hayes1

  • Examining Office and Workplace lighting, with a particular interest in the belief that brighter light is most conducive to higher productivity. Source material is academic and scientific, with support from industry and soft sciences where appropriate.

    Workplace and Office Lighting Standards and Policy

    Workplace and Office Lighting Standards and Policy

    by Shadesbreath84

  • Teamwork can increase efficiency, create a sense of ownership, and raise morale of individuals. 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 Goodman8

  • The swing shift can be a rewarding, but difficult shift to work. However, for the right person, the afternoon shift can be the perfect fit. Learn if it's the right fit for you.

    What Is the Swing or Afternoon Shift?

    What Is the Swing or Afternoon Shift?

    by David Livermore2

  • It's the digital age and the world's method of communicating has changed drastically. Though casual communication is more commonplace, writing an informal memo still requires you to follow a few rules!

    How to Write an Informal Memo

    How to Write an Informal Memo

    by Blurter of Indiscretions10

  • Besides the basics of salary, vacation time, and other issues, there are hidden things that your boss doesn't want you to know about. Find out their secrets in this article.

    10 Things Your Boss Doesn't Want You to Know

    10 Things Your Boss Doesn't Want You to Know

    by David Livermore2

  • In every office, a large volume of communication like letters, circulars, telegrams are sent to outsiders or received from them. Inside the organisation also written materials are exchanged between different departments. A planned and efficient handling of the mail is essential for the success of any business organisation. It is described as the backbone and an integral part of an office.

    NVQ: Handle and Distribute Mail and Packages in Business and Administration

    NVQ: Handle and Distribute Mail and Packages in Business and Administration

    by livingsta1

  • 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

  • Which are the best leaders - formal leaders or informal leaders? What's the difference between formal vs informal leaders? This guide helps you understand leadership types.

    Best Leadership: Formal vs. Informal Leaders

    Best Leadership: Formal vs. Informal Leaders

    by Kathryn Vercillo7

  • Is a manager a leader? This question might come to mind when one asks oneself, "What qualities make a good manager? What does it take?" The answers can be interesting and somewhat unexpected.

    The Difference Between a Leader and a Manager

    The Difference Between a Leader and a Manager

    by Patty Inglish70

  • If you have a business out there and you aren't doing most or all of these, you still have a lot of opportunity in front of you to increase sales and profits. Even the photos speak 1000 words about these businesses!

    16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers

    16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers

    by RetailRich0

  • Are you interested in subscribing to either Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Money, BusinessWeek, or The Economist? Check here for my opinions on each first!

    A Review of 6 Popular Business Magazines

    A Review of 6 Popular Business Magazines

    by Micah9

  • In the rapidly changing landscape of business in the 21st century, organizational leaders have a tough job keep their businesses on the cutting edge and maintaining a competitive strategic advantage. This article discusses 10 key factors for organizing and maintaining an effective business organization in the 21st century.

    10 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    10 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    by ecoggins48

  • Many people go to an Unemployment Hearing with no idea of what to expect. There are even very skilled attorneys that are ill prepared for them because they have not experience in these special types of proceedings. This article will discuss the general process of the hearing,

    Preparing for an Unemployment Hearing or Telephone Conference

    Preparing for an Unemployment Hearing or Telephone Conference

    by Andrew Grosjean75

  • People and situations in the workplace threaten our equilibrium and help create stress. These selected quotes will help to reduce stress and renew our minds to peace, purpose and productivity.

    52 Workplace Quotes for Weekly Morale Boosts

    52 Workplace Quotes for Weekly Morale Boosts

    by Dora Weithers22

  • 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 Livermore7

  • It is not unusual for there to be friction between co-workers who work side by side at the job site. It is very important for management to address the matter before things blow up at work.

    How to Handle Employees Fighting in the Workplace

    How to Handle Employees Fighting in the Workplace

    by Christine McDade9

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • An overview of the conscious capitalism philosophy and several companies that practice the conscious capitalism business model, which includes a higher minimum wage and better employee benefits.

    Companies That Practice Conscious Capitalism

    Companies That Practice Conscious Capitalism

    by chet thomas0

  • It can be hard to get promoted and end up supervising your former co-workers, or even worse, friends. Learn how to help both you and them during your transition from co-worker to supervisor.

    10 Tips on How to Supervise Friends and Co-Workers

    10 Tips on How to Supervise Friends and Co-Workers

    by David Livermore0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Read this explanation of what CC and BCC mean. This will tell you the difference and include a discussion and examples of when to use CC vs. BCC. The examples are meant to be funny and satirical.

    What is the Difference Between CC and BCC?

    What is the Difference Between CC and BCC?

    by Blake Flannery6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Planning tools, recipes, templates, and easy invitations to make planning a potluck meal at work easy and effortless are just a few clicks away. Learn more about how to plan an office potluck party!

    How to Plan a Potluck Lunch at Work

    How to Plan a Potluck Lunch at Work

    by Sally Hayes3

  • 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

  • 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

  • This is my experience and work all along the complete course of my Level 3 diploma in Business and Administration. In order to pursue this course, one has to already have experience in an office environment, and be well versed in office based skills. Candidates who wish to move on into a managerial role, or who are already in a managerial role, can do this course, where they can show their ability to negotiate with clients, suppliers and colleagues, supervise work and people and also effectively

    NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration: An Outline

    NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration: An Outline

    by livingsta28

  • 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 Swaity233

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 FlourishAnyway143

  • What are good communication skills? What is the best single communication skill you can learn? How do you learn it?

    Great Communication Skills

    Great Communication Skills

    by DreamerMeg19

  • 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

  • Choosing to become a lady is empowering and the benefits are numerous. Learn how to be a lady, how to act like a lady, how to dress like a lady, how to be ladylike, how to act proper, and the benefits

    How to Dress, Act, and Speak Like a Lady

    How to Dress, Act, and Speak Like a Lady

    by rontlog0

  • We all need more time. In today’s world there simply is not enough time to get everything we need and want done. Unfortunately it is frequently those things that are most important to us that are left by the wayside. Work is, more often than not, what saps most of our time and energy. Life balance is hard to achieve. There are, however, ways in which to resolve this issue...

    A Job Share Proposal Your Employer Can’t Refuse

    A Job Share Proposal Your Employer Can’t Refuse

    by JulietduPreez5

  • Sometimes in business, you simply cannot avoid writing a letter that has bad news. However, you can try to write the letter in such a way as to maintain a good relationship with the recipient.

    How to Write a Business Letter That Delivers Bad News

    How to Write a Business Letter That Delivers Bad News

    by Stacie Naczelnik76

  • 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 FlourishAnyway261

  • 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 Inglish154

  • 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

  • Are you considering a career in project management? Here's a real-life look at what a project manager does, and what it takes to succeed in this career.

    A Day in the Life of a Project Manager

    A Day in the Life of a Project Manager

    by Lauren4

  • 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

  • Writing a self-evaluation is an important tool for a company to assess your performance and show your superiors that you should be awarded a raise or promotion. At the very least, a performance review gives you the opportunity to determine whether you are in the right job or career and make adjustments accordingly.

    How to Prepare a Useful Self-Evaluation: Get a Raise or Promotion

    How to Prepare a Useful Self-Evaluation: Get a Raise or Promotion

    by Stephanie Hicks24

  • 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

  • If you have unused registered web domains that you're not using, you can still put them to use making a little money while they’re parked.

    Monetize Your Unused Parked Domains

    Monetize Your Unused Parked Domains

    by Glenn Stok9

  • In today's business relations, it's a small world after all. As more companies turn towards global markets, professionals are finding themselves in foreign locales, wheeling and dealing like never before. However, the key to effective communication...

    High-Context vs. Low-Context Communication

    High-Context vs. Low-Context Communication

    by mqjeffrey37

  • Business communication is the key to running a profitable, respected company. A business letter is a daily ritual for many businesses and their employees. A business letter can make or break a business deal, and obviously, a well-written letter is better able to seal the deal.

    How to Format and Write a Professional Business Letter

    How to Format and Write a Professional Business Letter

    by Teresa Coppens4

  • Any new manager or leader needs to learn how to delegate work if they hope to accomplish anything or motivate workers. Doing it right is critical. Here is what they need to know.

    How to Delegate

    How to Delegate

    by mulberry115

  • 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 Folarin5

  • Leader vs Manager starts with a simple self-assessment that helps you determine whether you are predominantly a leader or a manager. Further, it defines leadership versus management and compares and contrasts traits, characteristics and qualities of leaders and managers. It also provides resources and perspectives on leadership and management.

    Leader vs Manager: Traits, Qualities and Characteristics

    Leader vs Manager: Traits, Qualities and Characteristics

    by Bhavesh Naik17

  • It is not difficult to get a bad reputation just by being in business. Many people believe businesses are interested only in making money, and that ethics and morality seem to have no place in business. This Hub takes a look at the meaning of some basic "business ethics" concepts, looking at rights, morality, and justice as the foundation of ethical business practices.

    Defining Basic Business Ethics Concepts

    Defining Basic Business Ethics Concepts

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD5

  • 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

  • Planning to take up a fulfilling job as online content writer or taking up writing as a career? Well as with all creative pursuits’ content writing also demands a fair bit of creativity apart from consistent quality. But when you have...

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    by Vimlaksh G62

  • While developing friendships in the workplace may be a part of life, it is important for supervisors to remember that the perception of favoritism can be very disruptive for the work environment. When employees think a supervisor is giving preferential treatment to a subordinate due to their personal relationship, there is likely to be some backlash from the others who will be resentful toward such treatment.

    Friendship Between Supervisors and Subordinates

    Friendship Between Supervisors and Subordinates

    by Christine McDade2

  • 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

  • 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

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