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It’s time to stand up.
It is a common ideology that every individual from childhood is thought their manners. Simple things like being polite, please and thank you is believed to be basic principles that is embedded in one. As much as this is true, the question to be asked is that up to what extent is this actually followed. Unfortunately, we live in a…
The ultimate guide to identify your F.R.I.E.N.D.S at work
‘Friends’ has earned its place as one of the most successful and iconic sitcoms of television history ever since it started airing in 1994. Each character in the series has a unique personality, presence and relevance in the show. From quotes to lines to gestures, these characters have portrayed many relatable scenarios in a very subtle way and has won…
Overcoming the top workplace distractions
It is an accepted fact that no matter how hard an employee tries, they are never able to give their 100% attention towards their job. Many individuals consider distractions to be a method to get away from stress and refresh your mind. Unfortunately the problem occurs when these distractions turn into addictions.
First impression is the best Impression VS. Never judge a book by its cover
Majority of us have heard the common phrases “The first Impression is the best Impression” and “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” While most people tend to follow these sayings in their day to day life, what happens is that interviewers and interviewees tend to use these as secret weapons during the BIG INTERVEIW. While the interviewee tries to…
Getting fired is not as bad as you think
One of the biggest fears of most employees is being asked to resign or simply being fired. We tend to think that the situation will affect our career and resume, and it will have major damages to our self-confidence. We feel that we are going to hit rock bottom especially when you are teemed with responsibilities. But over the past…
Why employers reject salary increase requests
Being the perfect manager is in no means feat. Taking high responsibilities, resolving critical situations and managing teams while meeting company expectations are some of the tasks that a good manager needs to master. Among everything that normally stresses an employer, salary increase requests stand out as one of the most challenging ones to deal with.
Feel connected at work with just a simple email campaign
As the workload increases it is natural to feel disconnected from the rest. To many this is a lonely feeling where it is just a routine work and home schedule that becomes rather boring. An engaged atmosphere promotes innovative ideas and enables higher levels of productivity. Promoting an engaged culture creates a pleasant environment for the employees. It will not…
Five personalities that you will meet this New Year
Out of the many who leave university with a business degree, some have that feeling that HR will be the best place to work in. Now these are those that say that they love working with people and enjoy the company of new people. This is all before they start working, and once they start dealing with the many varieties…
Is it TMI for work? - Five tips to avoid oversharing
Once you officially start working, it becomes the perfect place to meet new people and make new friends. Although with all those new additions, comes that feeling of comfort to just let go and be yourself. Not that it’s a bad thing to be yourself around your friends but should you share everything in the place you work? It’s just…
05 signs that say you have a great boss
If you have been in a professional environment for quite some time then you must have met a fair share of supervisors or bosses. Each a different personality, good or bad makes a significant impact in the way that you conduct your work and the way you feel about the workplace. Sometimes amidst all the distractions at work, we tend…
18 Reasons You Should Start Looking for Another Job
18 Reasons You Should Start Looking for Another Job Thinking it's time to quit? Here are a few signs it might be time to move on from your current position. BY JOHN RAMPTON Entrepreneur and investor@johnrampton The alarm clock goes off bright-and-early on Monday morning. What's your reaction? Are you ready to tackle the day head-on? Or, do you hit…
8 Signs an Employee Should Be Fired (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)
CREDIT: Getty Images Many are mediocre. Some are bad. And some are absolutely toxic. Here's how to tell. BY JEFF HADEN | Contributing editor, Inc. We can all spot terrible employees: they under-perform, they don't work well with teams, they struggle to meet expectations... but oddly enough, it isn't the obviously terrible employees who cause the real problems.
Before you hire your first employees, read this
You could be making a big mistake if you blend the personal and professional too often at work BY BRUCE POON TIP | Founder, G Adventures CREDIT: Getty Images Saturday is the United Nations' International Day of Friendship, a day that's designed to "strengthen bonds among individuals and generate greater respect and understanding in our world." During these turbulent times,…
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