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2017-11-27

5 Most Common Types of Job Interviews and How to Pass Them Successfully

In general, all job interviews are alike. The employer’s goal is to compare the candidate’s skills and experience with the requirements to find the best employee to perform certain tasks. The candidate’s goal is to present his or her strengths (supposing that the candidate meets all the requirements) and get the job if the offered conditions satisfy him or her. Job interviews differ in forms.

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2017-11-20

KPI: 8 Key Issues for Implementation and Use

Any owner, whether a top manager of a large corporation or an entrepreneur from the small and medium business sector, dreams that his or her company runs like clockwork and requires minimal management intervention in solving routine tasks. For this, it is necessary that every employee realizes the importance of his or her participation in the overall success of the whole company and, as a consequence, takes responsibility for the performance of his or her duties.

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2017-11-10

Spyrix Parental Software Supports UK Antibullying Campaign

Traditionally, every 3rd week of November in the UK is dedicated to fighting bullying. In 2017 the Anti-Bullying Alliance coordinates the campaign with the theme 'All Different, All Equal'. The main aim of this year’s campaign is to empower all youngsters to celebrate what makes them different, unique and, at the same time, equally deserving to be accepted and valued. The focus is, naturally, on the efforts to prevent bullying and an honest and open discussion of its consequences.

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2017-11-10

5 Rules of Survival, if Your Boss is Incompetent

There is a very good phrase: try to benefit from disadvantages. If you work under the boss who is not distinguished by professionalism, take advantage of it for your career and personal growth. Learn to do what a boss should be able to do While the boss is trying to hide his or her lack of knowledge and skills from everyone around, you can use this time to learn new managing functions and roles. For example, think over and start to make suggestions how to optimize the work.

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2017-10-30

If Your Employees Are Loafing Around, You Are Probably Doing These 11 Things Wrong

If your employees are working without enthusiasm, loafing around openly and showing low productivity, it is high time to admit: the problem is yours, not theirs. Negligence causes negligence I have run into a quote recently: “People come for the bright perspectives to the company but leave it because of the poor management”. Low productivity performance of a team (sometimes even of the whole business) often means only that there is something wrong with the management.

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2017-10-10

HR-Branding: Where to Start?

The image of the company on the labour market is becoming the defining factor in choosing the job by the candidates. Nevertheless, only a few companies make targeted efforts focusing on building and developing their brand. In this article we are going to discuss the main stages of building an employer brand, the tools of diagnostics and promotion and define how to measure the effectiveness of this process.

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2017-10-02

How to Reveal Bad Employees

An inefficient employee performing key functions can not only ruin the atmosphere in the collective but also bring down the economic indicators of the organization. Can these weak links be revealed? Surely! Sometimes simple monitoring of the employees’ work is enough. Here is what should be taken into consideration.

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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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