26th January
2015
2009 has been a decisive year for many businesses. To survive the tough economic climate, companies, big and small, have weeded out inefficiencies, streamlined their processes and devised new ways of working. I can’t think of a single commercial concern that has been spared some judicious pruning.  As the year unfolded, we watched clients trim their recruitment budgets: some stopped hiring altogether, while others did the recruitment work themselves. We saw our competitors downsize or close ...
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Business
23rd January
2015
We are in a society where people are applauded for starting work early and finishing late. It's about time employers recognised that their people have a life and that working from dawn to dusk does not make them a happy and productive employee. Have you ever heard of the Pereto principle or the 80/20 rule? It goes like this: 80% of your results are produced by 20% of your efforts 80% of your income comes from 20% of your clients 80% of your files are used 20% of the time … and so it goes It's ...
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Business
22nd January
2015
When selecting an affiliate program to join you need to know how to choose a successful affiliate program. Look in the wrong place and you might find a dud but look in the right place and you might be on to a winner. Here are 7 tips to help you choose a successful affiliate program to join: 1. Look at associateprograms.com This is the ‘affiliate central' of affiliate programs. You can virtually guarantee to find a successful program here and you can choose from tons of subject areas. ...
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Marketing
21st January
2015
One of the biggest challenges in business is finding - and keeping - quality, talented people. Getting an appointment wrong can cost companies heaps of money not only as a direct result of having the wrong person in position, but also with all the associated costs of laying someone off and then advertising and re-recruiting for the role. So it goes without saying that getting the decision right first time is vital. The higher up the chain of command, the harder it is to recruit too. Many ...
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Business
16th January
2015
First impressions can mean the difference between closing the deal of a lifetime or getting shot down in flames. When meeting with a client or a customer for the first time, or interviewing with your prospective employer, you have just a few minutes to make a first impression that determines the success or failure of your mission. Be on Time "My number one pet peeve is when people show up late," says Jay. Most businesspeople agree. No one likes to be kept waiting. "If you want to make a good ...
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Business
13th January
2015
Let's look at your time management skills. Most of us have to work, and the more you can do in the least amount of time, the better. Working smarter frees you up so that not only do you have a job, but you have a life too! Getting Back To Basics The most useful "little helper" for business people must surely be the daily To Do list. You have a couple of choices: Write your list in the morning, as the first task at the commencement of your working day. Step back a bit and take the time to do it ...
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Business
8th January
2015
So what's the difference between a star performer who can name his/her salary and get whatever job he wants, and someone who can't? Very successful people tend to put a lot of effort into improving themselves. Coach Dean Smith of the University of North Carolina talks about how when he first noticed Michael Jordan, he didn't see NBA material. Jordan didn't even make his high school's varsity basketball team. However, the UNC basketball clinic accepted Michael for a summer training ...
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Careers
7th January
2015
4 Reasons to Work for Yourself By Arthur Cooper (c) Copyright 2003 Almost everybody working as a paid employee of someone else must at some time or another wished they were their own boss. Nearly everyone at some time or another thinks that they could run things better if they were in charge. Whether in a shop, in an office, in a factory, - wherever – most people at some point think about becoming self employed. For many it is just a passing thought, and they remain perfectly happy working ...
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Business
5th January
2015
We often get asked by affiliates about how to successfully deal with affiliate programs. There are many ways - and different Internet "gurus" will give you different answers. Here are the top seven tips that our top consulting editors normally give: 1. Make no mistake about it - merchants and Internet marketers are in business to make money for themselves. They are not interested in helping you to take cash away from them. Their mission is to make as much money as they can - and to give ...
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Marketing
4th January
2015
No Fee Work At Home Jobs And The Fastest Method To Find Them! Isn't it surprising that there are so many web sites that make a living by asking job seekers up front money for no fee work at home job leads. Don't get me wrong, I understand why some sites do it. It does take a lot of energy and time to go through hundreds of job boards and web sites to find free work from home. As you may know the big job sites such as Monster.com and Careerbuilder are not specialized in free work at home jobs. ...
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