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Imagine this; your boss calls a company meeting to tell you that next year, you won’t be paid until mid-February. Most people would be outraged. Yet this is the amount of unpaid overtime the average UK employee works each year, according to the TUC. Not only do Brits work longer hours than any other country … Read the Rest →
Of all of the typical interview questions, that one is the most controversial, because it’s one of the most poorly understood—but is among the most important ones. Many people get electrified by the question because they think the interviewer is ready to negotiate. That conclusion, however, is furthest from the truth. The interviewer merely wants … Read the Rest →
Thanking a tele-marketer for calling is a rarity at best. Instead, the question that comes to mind is whether to hang up immediately or give the person an opportunity to proceed. Hectic schedules are usually the deciding factor.
Surprisingly, the phone was answered to hear thoughtful words from a telemarketer. Timing couldn’t have … Read the Rest →
You may be familiar with Quick Response (QR) codes already. Made of black-and-white squares that can be “read” by a special scanner, they’re found on food packages, posters and even tattoos. They have a wide variety of uses, such as redirecting people to websites, pulling up exclusive digital content and granting people special freebies.
However, … Read the Rest →
Everyone can have downtimes especially at work. If you feel like you have been staring at the excel spreadsheet in your computer screen for the past hour and don’t want to do anything, you may need some inspiration to be able to refunction. Look at the below motivational quotes and write the ones you like … Read the Rest →
As a small business owner, solopreneur or freelancer, competitors abound as many businesses and individuals offer the same services or products you are offering. Providing value added services or products is not enough to stand out and get people connected to you. It takes a powerful personal and business brand to provide the proof of … Read the Rest →