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Absenteeism In The Workplace

Absenteeism In The Workplace

Employees seldom cares about their absenteeism because it cost them nothing. The worst it can cost them is their job but for the employer or the organization the employee is attached with: it means problems or loss of money.
Every year many organizations are paying a high price for absenteeism. The major cost often comes from the fact that the organization that is facing high level of absenteeism have to quickly hire a replacement employee and train them. Quick replacement and training equals expenditure of money and time.

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How To Write Quickly And Easily

How To Write Quickly And Easily

Do you feel or think you have a problem in writing articles or essays? While there are ways to write effective articles or essays, the easiest way to write any piece of writing works is to free write it. That’s how I write my blog posts.

I free write all my thoughts in a single sitting. Usually it takes me about 30 minutes. Like what I am doing now. I am free writing this article. The idea came while I was wondering if I am communicating effectively the message I am trying to convey on this blog.

That question on effective communication made me to think about effective writing because if I were to convey the message effectively I have to write effectively. My articles have to convey the message correctly – meaning the writings have to be good.

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How To Dress For Success In Meetings

How To Dress For Success In Meetings

Whether you are an employee or a business owner, dressing for success is a beneficial way to bring positive outlook to any meeting and help you achieve your objectives. If you haven’t thought about your appearance or evaluated your wardrobe lately, you will see the importance of doing so at some point of your career.

As an employee, there will be times when you have to attend a business meeting especially when requesting a raise or promotion, and you want to make a good impression on your bosses. Your appearance can have a great effect on the outcome of the meeting. Dressing for success will also portray you as being a serious and responsible professional.

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Bigger Is Not Always Better

Bigger Is Not Always Better

Most of us grew up believing that in business, the larger your company grew, the better for all concerned. It still seems to be the prevailing sentiment among the business community, despite thousands of examples of companies that have grown too fast, too soon – then failed. When I first desk in a one bedroom apartment. I was overjoyed when my business grew to over 30 employees in just three years. It was great for my ego, I found, but bad for my soul.

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How To Write A Good Article

How To Write A Good Article

As a blogger, have you ever felt lack of inspiration or ideas to write a good article or a good blog post for your blog? Quite frankly, there are so much to write about. You can write just about anything. The requirement is creativity. If you feel you are not creative, don’t worry because creativity can be learned and developed. Creativity is a word coined from the word Create and Activity

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How To Stop Procrastinating Your Work

How To Stop Procrastinating Your Work

Phew… I just cleaned up the whole house. I’ve been holding on to do this for the past few weeks. Yes, I was caught up with ‘procrastination’. I am not really the type who likes to put things on hold but I guess I took this for granted since there wasn’t urgency for it. I could always do it tomorrow

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How To Find Motivation At Work

How To Find Motivation At Work

One of the common problem I come to hear from people confiding to me is the lack of motivation at work. There’s nothing to worry about this because it is something normal. It is common to feel tired or sick of the work we are doing. Especially if the job involves monotonous repetitive process.

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You Can’t Buy Someone Else’s Magic

You Can’t Buy Someone Else’s Magic

Money will not solve your problems. It seems that it will, but ask anyone who has made a lot of cash, quick. There’s always some motivational talk show person with a monetary cyclone to offer that promises to make millionaires of us all. They dangle dollars as bit. An inspiring author, a stimulation seminar, or a self help guru to guide you along is usually part of the deal, too. We tell ourselves this person has figured out the mysteries of success, and if we read a book or attend a seminar, some of it will rub off, and all of our problems will suddenly disappear.

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How To Create A Great Resume

How To Create A Great Resume

Imagine you asked a company for their brochure and they gave you a list of projects they have done in the past, and that’s it. Odds are you would not end up using that company – because they are not talking about what they can do for you.

Why should your resume be and different? Writing your resume should not be some random annoying chore – you are creating your promotional material.

Where a brochure is meant to get you to call the company, a resume is just one way of getting called in for an interview.

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Job Seekers

Job Seekers

You need a job and you need it now. Somewhere, an employer has the job you want. But, how do you two connect? By marketing your job talents, and showing prospective employers you have the skills they need, that’s how?

Do you have job talents? Of course you do! Homemakers, disabled individual, veterans, students, just out of school, people already working – they all have skills and experience suited for many good jobs.

What you need to learn is how to market your talents effectively to find the right place for you. Writing a good resume is the best way to let a prospective employer learn about your individual interest and skills.

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