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  • 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 livingsta43

  • 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

  • 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.

    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 Meyers14

  • 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 Livermore39

  • 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

  • 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 McDade10

  • 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

  • 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

  • The situational leadership theory stresses that different situations demand different kinds of leadership. How does the situational leadership theory work? How does a leader adapt to situations?

    What Is the Situational Leadership Theory?

    What Is the Situational Leadership Theory?

    by Melinda Longoria, MSM3

  • 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

  • Social media contacts reflect you! With the use of Facebook,Twitter, and other social media apps becoming so popular, small business owners are beginning to reconsider the traditional business card design and opting for designs that include their social media contact links.

    How to Include Social Media Icons Into Your Business Card Design

    How to Include Social Media Icons Into Your Business Card Design

    by richmediadp29

  • More people than ever have tattoos in the UK. The British Association of Dermatologists stated that 1 in 5 of us has a tattoo in 2012. This article will explain how the law stands regarding those of us who have tattoos and how this affects our employment rights.

    Can You Be Fired for Having a Tattoo in the UK?

    Can You Be Fired for Having a Tattoo in the UK?

    by Katie2

  • 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 Grosjean85

  • 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 rontlog3

  • Burnout isn't just about working too much. Feeling unfulfilled at work and resentment play a major role in burning out. Here's how to deal with your feelings of resentment at work.

    How to Deal With Job Resentment the Right Way

    How to Deal With Job Resentment the Right Way

    by KV Lo10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Haynes11

  • Team-building exercises can help a team bond and grow stronger. The key to success to make sure the activities are fun as well as educational. Here are two of my favorite activities, as well as an explanation of why they are important.

    Team-Building Exercises for Salespeople

    Team-Building Exercises for Salespeople

    by Ursula Dwyer0

  • 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

  • What is the graveyard shift? How can you handle working a graveyard shift? This article covers the advantages and hardships when working the graveyard or night shift.

    What Is the Graveyard or Night Shift?

    What Is the Graveyard or Night Shift?

    by David Livermore6

  • A unique collection of originally-written inspirational and motivational quotes about hard work. Find assurance that hard work pays and that working hard will lead you to success.

    Inspirational and Motivational Hard-Work Quotes

    Inspirational and Motivational Hard-Work Quotes

    by princesswithapen4

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 livingsta31

  • 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 Phillips107

  • This article looks at a variety of factors associated with consumer buying behavior. First, it examines the four basic types of consumer buying behavior: Routine, limited decision making, extensive decision making, and impulse buying. Next, it takes a brief look at personal factors, and a more in-depth look at psychological factors affecting consumer buying behavior.

    Factors Affecting Consumer Buying Behavior

    Factors Affecting Consumer Buying Behavior

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD5

  • The current state of the economy has increased the number of people out of work and looking for work a hundredfold. Human resource professionals have a much more diverse group to select from.

    Human Resources Management Selection Tools

    Human Resources Management Selection Tools

    by Cameron Corniuk3

  • 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

  • A monopoly market exists when there is huge number of buyers but small or very limited number of sellers in the market. Like any other market structure a monopoly market has its advantages and disadvantages to both the buyer and the seller. In...

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Monopoly Market

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Monopoly Market

    by Knownai33

  • 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

  • Interning is a necessary step to getting career experience. But the nature of internships brings about certain challenges. Here are 7 common challenges and how to overcome them.

    Challenges Faced by Interns

    Challenges Faced by Interns

    by Tara McNerney23

  • Learn how to calm your nerves and conquer your stage fright the next time you're asked to get up in front of an audience and give a presentation.

    How to Overcome Stage Fright

    How to Overcome Stage Fright

    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

  • Do you work at a haunted office? Are you constantly terrified of going to work? Do you think a ghost might attack you at your desk? Well, you are not alone!

    10 Signs Your Office is Haunted

    10 Signs Your Office is Haunted

    by Jeannie InABottle13

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 mqjeffrey38

  • 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 Hanh Vu4

  • From calling you the wrong name to pointing out imperfections in your appearance, find out how bitchy bosses make you feel inferior. Their calculated moves are used to make them feel more powerful and you feel weak and self-conscious. But, once you spot their maneuvers, you can counteract them!

    10 Strategies Bitchy Bosses Use to Get the Upper Hand

    10 Strategies Bitchy Bosses Use to Get the Upper Hand

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • 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

  • 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

  • If you've recently taken a new position as a supervisor or manager with hiring responsibilities, you need to know what to ask and what not to ask during the selection process. Here are the basics.

    Interviewing Do's and Don'ts for New Managers

    Interviewing Do's and Don'ts for New Managers

    by Christine Mulberry0

  • Successful completion of a project requires managing much more than scope, time, and money. We must also address quality, risk, communications, and other factors. This article focuses on practical success and introduces the nine areas of project management as defined by the Project Management Institute.

    The Nine Areas of Project Management, and Why They Matter

    The Nine Areas of Project Management, and Why They Matter

    by Sid Kemp9

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ecoggins49

  • Despite my gut feeling that it was a bad idea, I hired X for many reasons. Eventually, after eight long, demoralizing months, she gave the jig up and simply never came back.

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    by Sophia Heresford5

  • 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 Kessner53

  • I have managed projects for over 25 years and there are a few golden rules I have learned from these projects that are standard on any type of project. I share them here.

    10 Golden Rules of Project Management

    10 Golden Rules of Project Management

    by Kerdon10

  • Do you think your boss is watching everything you do? Does it make you paranoid? Do you want to do something about it? Find out if your boss is spying on you and what you can do about it.

    Is My Boss Spying on Me?

    Is My Boss Spying on Me?

    by David Livermore1

  • 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 Tony26

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 princesswithapen14

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Conducting lunch meetings can be a productive means for accomplishing work that must be completed. Employees and clients are given the opportunity to meet in a more relaxed work setting. Care should be given for planning where the meeting is to take place.

    The Benefits of Conducting Lunch Meetings

    The Benefits of Conducting Lunch Meetings

    by Christine McDade2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Want to write a thank you note or letter of appreciation to an employee for a job well done and don’t know how best to go about doing it? Here is a guide you can use to express gratitude to your staff for their efforts, good job, hard work, dedication, or excellent performance.

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Letters for an Employee

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Letters for an Employee

    by Oyewole Folarin0

  • Not all states are created equal. If you want to cut hair in a different state, you will be required to transfer your license. On the first day of Beauty School, the last thought in your mind is the possibility of transferring your state license to...

    How to Transfer Your Cosmetology License to California

    How to Transfer Your Cosmetology License to California

    by Stacy Harris32

  • 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

  • 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 Goodman10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Folarin15

  • So, what should you do if you are a victim of workplace bullying? Although the quiz I've provided refers to 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 Lawyer71

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • This article shows you how to compute process capability using Minitab 18. You can read along or follow tasks with a provided Minitab file data. A short analysis of the data is conducted.

    How to Calculate Process Capability in Minitab 18

    How to Calculate Process Capability in Minitab 18

    by Joshua Crowder0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Nuclear welding certifications and industrial standards are set by the ASME. What are the nuclear welding standards and how do you earn a nuclear welding certification?

    Nuclear Welding Certification

    Nuclear Welding Certification

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  • 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

  • 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 Kemp17

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