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2017-09-22

“An Iron Lady” or “an Elder Sister”: All About Women-Directors

A woman at the head of the company is no surprise in the modern world. But what are women-directors like? GR describes them in details. Emotional sensitivity The main difference between the man’s and the woman’s style of management is emotional sensitivity. A managerial position makes a man a dry old stick, stone-tough, rejecting doubts, sympathy and excessive worries. It is not the same for a woman.

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2017-09-16

The Cost of a Mistake: 4 Signs of a Sham Leader

A sham leader can be more charismatic and charming than the true one, but he or she will cost your company dear Once I hired a bright charismatic leader for the post of the top-manager. I was sure that I made a brilliant choice, but unfortunately, I mistook the sham leader for the true one. He was carried away with selling his achievements, told about his success, deals and negotiations as about facts already happened.

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2017-09-14

Bad Boss: What Behavior Kills Employees’ Desire to Work

How should a leader behave in order to make employees 31% more productive and three times more creative? The head of the company is practically a god. He or she can inspire employees to Hercules's feats or make even the most talented ones flee. The recent research of Gallup Institute shows that employee involvement and motivation is 70% dependent on management actions. However, these actions often make employees seek for a better place.

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2017-08-30

7 HR Trends of 2017

In the 00s, almost all spheres of business were subjects of digital transformation. We see how the Internet changes the environment, trade, transportation services, and education. According to Forrester Research Company, 47% of executives believe that by 2020, the digital sphere will affect more than half of their companies' sales. It was also the turn for the transformation of HR. The following 7 trends show how HR adopts new technologies for attracting, training, and motivating employees.

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2017-08-27

Teambuilding: How to Develop Team Spirit

What fantastic results can a close-knit work team achieve? What should the leader do to 'bring-up' people sincerely interested in the common cause? Business coach Raymond Foster answers these and other questions. Teambuilding as a necessity - Raymond, why does a company need a solid work team? - 95% of the manager's work depends on the work team. More precisely, the efficiency of the team greatly influences the final result of the company's work. As they say, 'no man is an island'.

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2017-08-25

7 Signs of Successful Companies

Work within large markets All, more or less successful companies work within large markets. A good manager of the company will always think about how the business develops. Besides, if something goes wrong you can always maneuver in a large market. Unique products The company will be successful if it offers a unique product that is different from those already flooding the market. Otherwise, it is necessary to reduce the cost of the goods, which will limit the profits.

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2017-08-15

Parental Control on Smartphones: How to Choose the Right Application?

Every parent, who gives a smartphone or a tablet to a child at the beginning of the school year, wants to control everything that the child can do on this device. The apps that provide parental control on mobile devices differ in the basic approaches to the functionality of such services and, often, do not provide the flexibility of their settings.

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2017-08-10

Agile Recruiting: Is Scrum Applicable for HR?

Today, only lazy people are not talking about innovations, agile, self-organizing teams. Let's first consider such a well-established process in all HR-departments of the planet as recruiting.

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2017-08-08

How to Install Parental Control on Your Child\'s Phone

Nowadays smartphones have become an ordinary thing not only in the hands of an adult but also a child. Many children get their first mobile phone in school and even in kindergarten to always stay in touch with their parents. Besides, a smartphone is needed not only for making calls but also as a powerful educational and gaming platform.

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2017-08-04

Your Employees Can Work 2.5 Times More Efficiently

Do you know what motivates your employees? Effective motivation system is necessary not only for increasing staff efficiency but also for bringing the biggest profit for company owners. Sometimes it seems that you only need to tie labor compensation to its effectiveness. However, material motivation, starting with piecework rate and ending with complex multi-stage systems for calculation of bonuses, often does not provide the desired productivity growth.

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