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!
Both employees and employers benefit when workers use their own personal smartphones and other devices on the job. But companies must protect themselves from potential legal liabilities.
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.
Amazon.com has a pretty bad rap when it comes to how they treat their employees. Here is my experience with the time that I spent working for the world's largest online retailer. I actually enjoyed it.
Lucille Ball paved the way for women in the business world and in life. She was the first woman to own her own film company and the first to go on national television showing her pregnancy. Big steps for the Women's Movement of the 50's and 60's.
Get your meeting, party, or training session off to a great start with these six fun and easy icebreaker activities!
Read about famous, greatest and the best businessmen from India. These top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs will definitely inspire you to become a great businessman.
A hub on processing documents in word (at NVQ Level 2 or 3) and this part deals with identifying & entering information and combining various documents using appropriate techniques and editing tools
Leadership is seen daily and in many different contexts, but rarely are the theories behind leadership behavior considered. This hub examines contingency theories and how they impact leadership styles
I am sharing with you my best tips on how to finish or close an email, and a list of over 200 sign-offs for professional and casual emails.
A diary system is maintained to utilise time and complete tasks and appointments in a very effective and efficient way. It helps the organisation as a whole and helps manage my own and other people’s time too. Diaries can be maintained either manually or electronically.
You could be networking like crazy and have nothing to show for it. Here are some tips for measuring your networking success.
For many years, people have seen the eagle as a symbol of beauty, bravery, courage, honour, pride, determination, and grace. Here are some things we can learn from it.
Break-even analysis is the relationship between cost volume and profits at various levels of activity, with an emphasis on the break-even point.
Tips for getting your disability claim approved quickly—from someone who's done it. Lots of good feedback and advice from readers, too!
How much will it cost to complete a project? How long will it take? Senior executives want an answer early. Create a realistic time and cost estimate.
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"
Understanding business problems and their causes and understanding techniques for solving business problems, a guidance for NVQ Level 3 unit on Business and Administration
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.
In this article, we will discuss UK law and basic information about bullying and harassment at work. We will also summarize the responsibilities of employers and outline some of the options open to employees.
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.
Training someone else to do your job can be a hard thing to do. Each experience is unique, since you are dealing with a unique person each and every time. Learn how to train someone properly.
If you're unsure how to close a formal letter or simply tired of signing off letters and emails with "sincerely" or "regards," take one of these zingers for a spin!
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.
Responding to changes in a business environment can be quite daunting. Understanding the causes and effects of change will help employees adapt to changes easily.
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.
Active listening is about listening to people and understanding them, rather than being understood. It is about valuing the speaker, their speech and their feelings and also finding out the unspoken.
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.
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.
If someone owes you money, you need to send a demand letter before you sue them. Here you will learn how to write a demand letter, and see a sample you can use as a model.
Here are 7 tips that helped me prepare for and pass the 12 mini-scenarios portion of the NBCMI Oral Exam and obtain my national medical interpreter certification.
A joint-stock company (JSC) is a form of company or joint venture involving two or more individuals that own shares of stock in the business. Certificates of ownership ("shares") are issued by the corporation in return for each financial...
This article points out the challenges of being a temporary employee. It provides 11 tips advising people what they should and shouldn't do while working as a so-called temp.
These tips on how to write a resignation letter will come in handy one day when you decide to quit your job and move on.
How reporting to work ill hurts coworkers, customers, employers, and the sick employee. Don't spread the love. Take to your sick bed.
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.
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.
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.
This unit summarises the purpose of using diaries, the types of diaries, what information are needed to input diary entries, how they are gathered, how tasks are prioritised and why. It also briefly explains how and why to communicate changes, how to solve problems relative to diary entries, and how to store them securely.
This article discusses the nature, purpose, and scope of an audit and review. It is very useful for students taking ACCA, CA, or any other auditing papers.
Nearly 1 in 3 people is irritated by scented products that other people wear. Are coworkers, customers, and friends offended by your fragrances? Could you be making others sick? What you need to know.
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.
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.
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?
How to apply for a Filipino Social Security System number and ID: required documents, what office to use, and how to apply in person.
Communication in person is beneficial and should not be lost from our social skills. It lends itself to a better interaction with more successful results.
What drives the workplace bully to harass his coworkers? How does he do it? Why does he get away with it? Here’s an inside look at what’s going on with this highly dysfunctional office scenario.
Recognizing the work efforts of employees is important to keep them happy and motivated. This article offers a detailed perspective how to write appreciation messages and appreciation notes for employees at work.
How much of a raise should you get after one year with a company? It's absolutely appropriate to ask for a pay increase after one year or even six months of work. Here's how to do it.
Do you have an annoying co-worker? Difficult co-workers are the worst! Whether it is a jerk, gossip, whiner, slacker, or inconsiderate co-worker, here is how to deal with them at work.
While leadership has been a topic of interest since the dawn of man, leadership and management studies were taken up in earnest in the early 20th century. This hub chronicles a kind of evolution in leadership behavior studies from the traits of...
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.
Red flags to watch for during the interview process. Seven types of bad bosses and how to deal with each one.
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.
This unit helps a candidate understand how to plan and organise meetings, how to prepare for a meeting, how to support the running of a meeting, and how to follow up on a meeting.
When a best coworker leaves, it can be stressful for the whole office. But the breakup of a working relationship can be amicable at least, and a stroke of luck at best.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) may be good news for stockholders, but what do they mean for employees? Know what to anticipate. Here are 10 insights from an HR insider.
This is a continuation of the topic "Communicate in a business environment", as requested by some audience!
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.
Work anniversary wishes mean a lot to employees. When you give your colleague or co-worker kind words of appreciation on their work anniversary, it makes their day memorable.
This article discusses some issues involved in cross-cultural communication. One of the first steps to find a solution to a problem is recognizing what factors might be contributing to the problem.
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.
Employees facing Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers have three important action items. This is the second in a two-part series, "When the Boss is a Bully, or Worse."
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.
Here are 10 vital things you should know about your audience before you write and deliver your speech.
ASAP methodology is a SAP implementation methodology, a software development life cycle, that includes six phases.
What are the mandatory ISO 9001:2008 procedures and how should they be written and structured for your Quality Management System?
Questioning technique or questioning skills is an important aspect in customer services and in other industries where you deal with clients or talk to clients.
You need to not only work well with your coworkers, but your boss as well. This article covers how to do that without brown nosing or disappointing your boss.
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.
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...
Candidates will have a good understanding of how to evaluate and improve their own performance by using the feedback from others. They should also be able to draw a learning plan to help them improve their performance.
What are the seven sources of opportunity as defined by Peter Drucker? What are the sources of opportunity for your business?
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.
This article highlights the types of leadership styles American president's like Barack Obama must display to be an effective world leader.
If you're looking for a better office chair, and are struggling with back pain and discomfort with your current chair, see what I went through and found. A great office chair.
Learn how to maintain your cool and handle disagreements at work with poise and professionalism. How you handle conflict says a lot about you so make sure you're putting your best foot forward.
These tips will help you write better reports and presentations. Think of reports and presentations as a journey for both you and your audience.
This article will break down the definition of retaliation claims and protected classes, as well as how these claims can succeed where hostile work environment claims fail.
Entrepreneurs, are you struggling with effective staffing for your company? Let mighty Zeus and his pantheon of ancient Greek Gods illuminate your way!
It's performance review time, and the boss has some less-than-glowing feedback about your work. Here's how to deal with negative or unfair job feedback like a real cowboy. Tips from an HR ranch hand.
Where does your loyalty lie at work; with your employer, your immediate supervisor, your coworkers, or your own best interest?
Learn what the most expensive lawyers say to managers about what they should and should not do, to avoid getting sued by employees. You, as an employee, can use this information to your advantage.
Is your job secure? Learn the warning signs that a layoff could be imminent. An insider reveals what HR isn't telling you about company downsizing.
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!
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.
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.
With press releases, common mistakes can produce problems and reduce desired effectiveness. Here are several practical solutions.
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.
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.
This hub uses the context of Circuit City Stores' failure to take a look at The Competing Values Framework and how it can be used to bring changes in organizational culture.
Lawrence Kohlberg's six-stage model of moral development is an excellent tool for better understanding your employees and becoming a more effective manager.
The site Fiverr is a legitimate business, but it offers a variety of gigs from a range of sellers. When you need something, it is tempting to use, but you need to stay safe.
I counsel a lot of people who have been written up or terminated from their jobs. Most people who are terminated feel that there was an injustice done.
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.
Learn about the various types of US work visas for those interested in working or visiting the United States.
Brief history of why I became a teacher, teaching in Charter Schools, and the reality that I would die of some stress-related ailment if I didn't quit eventually.
How can employers bridge the communication gaps between employees who are in the office nine-to-five and those employees who work fewer hours?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
The internet is growing larger every day providing consumers more and more places to buy their goods. But, while online sales are booming, some traditional brick and mortar stores are taking a hit. In this article we'll address why this is happening and if traditional stores can really be saved.
Working 10-hour shifts and having an extra day off during the week is very attractive to employees who are given the opportunity to work such a schedule. However, such shifts come with pros and cons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you busting your butt at your job to no avail? Working hard is not enough. Add some new skills to finally get noticed: Artful Brown-Nosing, Strategic Advice Seeking, and Shameless Horn Tooting.
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?
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?
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.
Desktop support engineer jobs are increasing, and if you are looking to make your career in the IT industry, read this to learn more about the work, salary, and ways you can grow in your career.
Whether you’re new to the role, or just looking for tips on how to be a better manager, here’s what you need to know to start improving your managerial abilities.
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!
Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers differ in their motivations and behaviors. Understand the differences.
How and why small and large business overcome and stuggle through competition. Effects of econmic downturns such as recessions and depressions. Ways business compete to gain a competitive edge over their competitors.
This hub describes different decision-making models, steps to take them and their pros and cons. Some common decision traps are also briefly discussed.
Learn how to conduct an employee investigation and how to tell when someone is lying. These are the techniques skilled investigators use to make credibility determinations when conducting workplace investigations.
Job burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion created by chronic stress. Learn its signs and symptoms, causes, and tips for dealing with it.
The NT personality type has mountain-top vision and rises to the top. However, they become ‘insane’ when they throw out incompetents to sock the competition. Here's how to work under an insane boss.
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!
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!
If a supervisor or bullying boss has turned your once likeable job into a series of humiliating and degrading confrontations, then do not file a complaint with Human Resources for help. Human Resources is not your friend.
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!
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...
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.
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.
Daily Scrum meetings are one of the best features of the Agile Scrum method of web development but at only 15 minutes a day how can you be certain you are using the time effectively?
Factors that influence solutions to business problems, and how to evaluate approaches to solving business problems: an NVQ unit for the Diploma in Business and Administration.
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!
Having someone at work you call a good friend can help boost your on-the-job satisfaction. But if the friendship becomes strained, it's easy to feel alone. Learn how to recognize an unhealthy friendship at work and keep it from harming your career.
Are you are working hard at getting a new job, sending out resumes, getting interviews, and being told you only have to pass a reference check, but then not get the job? Multiple people have recently contacted me about this exact scenario...
A list of the information you will need to keep for when your state unemployment office asks for verification of your job searches, and examples of job search forms.
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.
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.
Not all referrals are good referrals. Sometimes they can even have a negative impact on the referral giver or recipient. Discover networking tips on how to give a good referral.
This article defines the "social loafing" tendency in work teams, and provides practical ways to prevent and eliminate the tendency.
Women fulfill many leadership roles. Just like men, women can be visionary, be peacemakers, be steady guides through difficult times, or be problem-solvers.
Sample farewell speeches for a colleague and friend that announces their resignation, transfer, or retirement. Includes how to write your own goodbye message to an employee that's leaving.
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 Theory of Constraints? What is Total Quality Management? How are they similar, and where do they differ?
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.
There are many advantages to teamwork but also some downsides. This article lists the problems that can occur.
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.
In-depth descriptions of the various outcomes for the Business and Administration Level 3 NVQ module on communicating in a business environment.
When you have a problem to solve but you just can't find a way to tackle it, you may find that brainstorming can help you find the solution. Brainstorming can help you find an innovative solution to a difficult problem. Brainstorming techniques are easy to learn and apply.
The NVQ Level 3 diploma in Business and Administration concerns Unit 303, working in a business environment.
To motivate employees and enhance business competence, reward and incentive systems are often utilized by business managers. This hub analyzes the use of reward and incentive system by McDonald's for the Australian market.
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.
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.
PERT, the Project Evaluation and Review Technique, is a way of knowing if your project is on time and on budget. If it is running behind or over budget, you'll know how much extra time or money it will take to deliver. Here's how to do it!
Ever wonder how the other half lives? If you find yourself at the bottom of the corporate food chain, here are some things you can use to move up and stay, Postal-Service style.
What is 5C workplace organisation and how is it implemented? This article will tell you how to reorganise your environment into something safer and more efficient.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts open and departmental examinations for recruitment and promotion in government agencies. Age limits and minimum requirements for examinations.
Tips from an HR professional about how the employee complaint investigation process works. What you need to know if you're being investigated or if you are filing a complaint of your own.
Candidates will have a thorough understanding of how to plan and prioritise work, how they are accountable to others and how that affects the business, the importance of being supportive, be able to plan and prioritise work load and the importance of doing it and be accountable for their own work.
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.
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.
Here are some detailed instructions on how to apply for a certified true copy of your PRC Registration Certificate.
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!
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,
Everything you need to know about SAP Order to Cash cycle (SAP OTC). This includes FI-SD integration and configuration.
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...
What do you do when your employees have no respect for office equipment and use office supplies like disposable toilet paper, flushing your hard-earned profits down the drain?
A list of good paying hospital careers or medical job opportunities that only need a certification. These healthcare professions only need two years of training or less.
Here is everything you need to know about SAP ERP, how it works, and the different modules available.
Read a collection of original farewell messages for colleagues, bosses, and employees that you can incorporate into your own personal message.
A resource to help candidates working towards their NVQ in business and administration. This unit covers storage and retrieval of information in organisations.
Are you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Here's how I talked to my boss about it, with the right attitude, and got positive results from the interaction.
Learn how to support an organisation’s overall mission and purpose while working as part of a team. Business and Administration Certificate (NVQ) Group B optional unit, level three, four credits.
If you have unused web domains, you can earn some revenue with useful content and placement of ads while they’re parked. I'll explain how it's done.
Al types of bullying can occur in the workplace. Be aware of what may happen to you or your children at work, and help to spread the word. Some US States are considering Anti-Workplace Bullying laws.
How we can drive continuous quality improvement using PDCA and DMAIC. Using the Deming Cycle / Shewhart Cycle) and DMAIC can help your business grow and compete.
Staff meetings can become an effective communication tool for employees and their leadership. When conducted effectively, the entire organization reaps a benefit.
Corporate social responsibility is a business’s concern for the welfare of society. This concern is displayed by managers who take into consideration the long-term interests of the company and the company’s relationship with the society it which...
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.
This side-by-side comparison of avant-garde printing company Moo's business cards with two traditional business card options demonstrates the high quality and creativity of Moo's offerings.
Usually "Location, location, location" applies to a time-honored principle of real estate. But it also has implications for all business, including marketing, advertising, sales, management and HR.
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!
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
So you want to be a Manager, the Boss, the Top Dog, the Big Kahuna at work? Management isn't for everyone. Here are 10 reasons why you may prefer the job you're in -- as an independent contributor.
Many people are very anxious about giving a speech or presentation. I’ve given hundreds of speeches, and I will show you how you can give a great speech with confidence.
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.
Average employee office space has decreased dramatically since the cubicle was introduced, but at what cost to workers? Cubicle courtesy tips can help reduce stress, enhance productivity, and maintain harmony.
We all have to work. What can the quotes from famous people tell us about how to work harder, smarter, better while being happier and more successful?
The life cycle of a business consists of four “phases”. Each phase has its own special features and challenges. All successful businesses will go through these phases more than once. The Phases are as follows: Establishment Growth Maturity ...