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  • 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

  • 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.

    10 Common Leadership Styles

    10 Common Leadership Styles

    by Paul Goodman1

  • You can spend upwards of 30 – 50 hours a week with your co-workers in the same office. Is it any wonder that over time, some of the things your office mates say and do start to drive you bonkers?

    Office Etiquette Rules You Should Never Ignore

    Office Etiquette Rules You Should Never Ignore

    by Sally Hayes0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Micah10

  • Shows how six sigma level of a process (process sigma), can be calculated with use of the upper tolerance limit (UTL), lower tolerance limit (LTL), mean, and Standard deviation of a process.

    Calculating the Six Sigma Level of Processing

    Calculating the Six Sigma Level of Processing

    by Joshua Crowder0

  • 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

  • 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 Inglish MS70

  • 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

  • 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 Kemp46

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Kessner54

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A tongue-in-cheek look at 10 ways to demoralize your employees. Describes how things are done in some businesses. Corporate culture that doesn't motivate employees can mean death to an organization.

    10 Ways to Demoralize Your Employees

    10 Ways to Demoralize Your Employees

    by AJ Long25

  • 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

  • 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, MSM4

  • The value of contingency planning and a plan B mentality becomes more apparent whenever there is a crisis that could have been prevented.

    Always Have a Plan B

    Always Have a Plan B

    by Stephen Bush8

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • PESTLE Analysis is a key tool for identifying external forces on an organization. It stands for Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental. I will cover what PESTLE Analysis is, examples of the key driving forces and how it can be used to help the strategic direction of your organization.

    What Are the Driving Forces of  PESTLE Analysis?

    What Are the Driving Forces of PESTLE Analysis?

    by dommcg1

  • Learn how to start an office compost program with these tips, videos, and resources. Going green at work is definitely a team effort, but the positive returns are worth it.

    How to Start a Composting Program at Work

    How to Start a Composting Program at Work

    by Sally Hayes2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I've seen it before. Bosses dropping workload on you that isn't yours, and overburdening you with more than you can handle, or with more than you're being paid to do. Resolving this is tough for most people, but you can learn some clear, direct and calm communication skills to resolve this assertively.

    How to Tell Your Boss to Quit Swamping You With Too Much Work

    How to Tell Your Boss to Quit Swamping You With Too Much Work

    by Satori30

  • 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

  • Strategic leaders are able to transform an organization through vision, values, the culture and climate they create, and the systems they develop. A personal leadership model becomes invaluable to make a personal and organizational transformation.

    The Champion: A Model for 21st Century Strategic Leadership

    The Champion: A Model for 21st Century Strategic Leadership

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jimenez4

  • 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

  • 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 Lawyer74

  • 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

  • Learn the basic terminology of payroll, including the definition of payroll, the difference between net and gross pay, tax withholding, forms, regular pay vs overtime, timesheets, and pay period, etc.

    Basic Payroll Terminology

    Basic Payroll Terminology

    by Melinda Longoria, MSM2

  • 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

  • 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

  • Are you searching for cheap rewards or cheap incentives for your employees? This article explains how to reward employees on a budget using low cost and inexpensive rewards for employee incentive and appreciation.

    10 Cheap Employee Rewards and Incentives on a Budget

    10 Cheap Employee Rewards and Incentives on a Budget

    by Billy Haynes11

  • Cold calling used to be a way that salespeople could gain new clients. But that technique is not working as good as in the past. Find out why and what this new selling environment means for sales.

    Why Cold Calling Is Dying and What It Means for Sales

    Why Cold Calling Is Dying and What It Means for Sales

    by Heidi Thorne7

  • 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 Kemp18

  • 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

  • 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

  • What 5S Games or 5S training simulations are available and how they can help you train your staff in implementing a 5S program for Lean Manufacturing.

    5S Games and Training Simulations

    5S Games and Training Simulations

    by Tony2

  • Understanding the History of Lean Manufacturing, how and why it developed, will help you in implementing lean effectively to improve your organization.

    History of Lean Manufacturing

    History of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony9

  • 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

  • The aim of this report was to explore what systems engineering is and how it is beneficial to the Aerospace industry.

    Systems Engineering in Aerospace

    Systems Engineering in Aerospace

    by Claire Miller2

  • 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

  • A segue is very important when giving a public speech. Without a smooth transition, you could find your audience losing interest in what you are talking about. Learn all you need to know about how to make a proper segue.

    10 Tips on How to Use a Segue in Public Speaking

    10 Tips on How to Use a Segue in Public Speaking

    by David Livermore2

  • 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’s been said that the importance of a job is inversely proportional to the number of adjectives in its title.

    Pretentious Job Titles

    Pretentious Job Titles

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A look at what you need to know when preparing your Statement of Purpose, to get into business school. It could mean the difference between getting into the business school of your dreams, or not.

    How to Write a Statement of Purpose for Business School

    How to Write a Statement of Purpose for Business School

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD2

  • 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 rontlog2

  • 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

  • Have you ever wondered how large companies receive simultaneous callers without getting busy signals? You need multiple phone lines and a phone company feature known as rollover that routes callers to an available line.

    How to Avoid Busy Signals With Telephone Line Rollover

    How to Avoid Busy Signals With Telephone Line Rollover

    by Glenn Stok4

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 livingsta32

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