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  • Eliminating the Office Dead Weight

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    You may like to think that your office is working like a well-oiled machine and maybe it is. On the other hand, you might have an employee or two (or more) who might not be pulling his or her weight. It can be difficult to determine if there is an actual problem with someone’s work performance or not. Here is help for identifying employees so you can address their performance

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    Posted by Karen Eubanks on 17 October 2017

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    6 Warning Signs That You Need An Intranet

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    The pressure to work more efficiently is ever increasing. We need to work faster, smarter and with more and more information. Not having the right information where and when you need it makes this harder and more stressful.

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    Posted by Jacqui Hogan on 11 October 2017

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    4 Hacks for Speeding Your Company’s Team Projects

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    Team projects are an important part of many businesses. Often multiple people with different expertise are necessary to bring a project to the best conclusion. Unfortunately, the larger the scale of a project, the more potential there is for it to experience delays. Procrastination may not be the problem, it may just be that employees are diverted due to more imminent deadlines.

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    Posted by Karen Eubanks on 10 October 2017

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    Projects Out of Control? 4 Great Fixes

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    In this post-recession working world, many companies are still trying to do more with few employees. This reluctance to hire more workers means that every employee may be required to do more work in the same number of days. This can make it very difficult to keep all of your projects and other work on track and on time. 

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    Posted by Karen Eubanks on 3 October 2017

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    This is the Latest Trend in Business Practices

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    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve noticed that fitness watches are everywhere. You might even be wearing one right now – but even if you aren’t, you’ve seen them around. For health-minded people, these ingenious devices provide all kinds of useful feedback: number of steps taken, number of calories burned, number of hours slept, etc.

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    Posted by Kim Greene on 26 September 2017

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    Productivity and You – How To Get The Focus You Need

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    Whether you are working remotely or in an office, there are always times when productivity is low. Be it because the tasks in front of you are boring or because your energy is low and you just don’t have the inspiration you need.

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    Posted by Kim Greene on 20 September 2017

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    Goodbye Data Protection, Hello GDPR

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    Taking good care of your data is vital, especially personal data about individuals. Personal data belonging to individuals and held by organisations in the European Union (EU) are currently protected by the Data Protection (DPA) laws, which regulate what people can and cannot do with that data. That all changes on 25th May 2018.

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    Posted by Jacqui Hogan on 14 September 2017

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    How to Know You Need a New Professional Challenge

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    Sometimes, it’s easy to know when it’s time to look for a new job. It doesn’t have to be something criminal or earth-shattering… you can just tell. A few years ago, I was leaving the office and heading to a birthday party that some friends were throwing for me. As I drove, I asked myself, “Hey, what do I want for my birthday?” I wasn’t actually serious – it was more of a ‘what-if’ kind of question, but the answer surprised me.

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    Posted by Franklin Williams-Smith on 12 September 2017

    6 Steps to Combat Procrastination

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    We all know the feeling of having too much to do, with too little time to do it. A looming deadline, where if work had been planned and executed perfectly, it would be no problem. But those of us who are prone to procrastination know that this rarely happens. Instead of spending 3 weeks finishing a task, we instead spend 3 nights (the last ones!) doing the same work.

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    Posted by Sarah James on 5 September 2017

    How Does UK Gender Pay Gap Compare to the White House?

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    In the world of economics, there are few subjects as sensitive and controversial as the gender pay gap. Part of the controversy stems from the fact that people are confused by terminology. For example, not everyone is aware of the fact that the gender pay gap is not the same thing as equal pay.

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    Posted by Sarah James on 29 August 2017

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