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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
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Why Does HR Get So Much Grief?

Why Does HR Get So Much Grief? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Why do people seem to hate HR? In reality it's among the most important parts of business. How can we modernize HR to meet today's needs?
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HR BUSINESS PARTNER OR JUST HR

HR BUSINESS PARTNER OR JUST HR | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
It’s an industry that is elusive in understanding to many including your CEO, hiring manager or employees. Just exactly who is HR and what do they do for your business, compliance and for the employee? I’ve often heard it said that HR has a PR problem, but in truth it’s...
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Write E-Mails That People Won't Ignore

Write E-Mails That People Won't Ignore | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
How to capture their attention.
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Smartphone stress: Are you a victim?

Smartphone stress: Are you a victim? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Ten tips to master the art of persuasion

Ten tips to master the art of persuasion | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Ten tips to master the art of persuasion | Entrepreneurship | International | Bdaily UK | Business News
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Bare Shoulders in a Professional Work Environment - Asset or Liability?

Bare Shoulders in a Professional Work Environment - Asset or Liability? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A colleague asked how I felt about bare shoulders in a professional work environment. Here are the thoughts I shared with him:(Prior to forming an opinion, make sure you read this blog post in its
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8 Reasons Interviewers Screw Up and Don't Hire the Best Candidate

8 Reasons Interviewers Screw Up and Don't Hire the Best Candidate | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Job candidates aren't the only people who make mistakes. Interviewers make plenty of mistakes too.Here are some of the most common, and how you can avoid them:1. They assume shyness equals inability.
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Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes' - BBC News

Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes' - BBC News | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'
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Sweaty palms, vice-like grips or the insufferable limp hand may be the least of your hand-shaking worries.
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‘Hello there’: eight lessons from Microsoft’s awful job loss memo - FT.com

‘Hello there’: eight lessons from Microsoft’s awful job loss memo - FT.com | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Barely 10 days old, Stephen Elop’s “Hello there” memo has already become a classic example of how not to fire people. It is a 1,110-word document stiff with “appropriate financial envelopes”, “ramp-downs” and “ecosystems” which, towards the end,
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It’s Time to Split HR

It’s Time to Split HR | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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3 Things About Problem Solving Which Albert Einstein Teaches Us

3 Things About Problem Solving Which Albert Einstein Teaches Us | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Problem solving has a synonym in the corporate world today – fire fighting. Up to 70% of employees’ time at work is spent fire fighting. Thus they spend more than 6 hours out of 9 in a day grappling
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An A-Z of modern office jargon

An A-Z of modern office jargon | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
It's time to drill down into Steven Poole's A-Z of office jargon. You could be talking like a boardroom legend by end of play. Massive yield!
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Workplace stress: a ticking time bomb? - Telegraph

Workplace stress: a ticking time bomb? - Telegraph | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Stress has recently been cited as the top reason for long-term sick leave, with most businesses reporting a rise in staff stress levels
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The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic)

In just six years time, the skills you'll be looking for in star employees will be vastly different from those ideal in today's workers. Consider this your crystal ball.
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Ten predictions for Talent Acquisition in 2014 – Half-Term report: (1 of 2)

Ten predictions for Talent Acquisition in 2014 – Half-Term report: (1 of 2) | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Back when the days were short and Santa was readying his reindeer, I wrote a two-part piece for Ochre Talk on ten predictions for Talent Acquisition in 2014. With over half the year gone, now seems a

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Social media monitoring by employers predicted to rise

Social media monitoring by employers predicted to rise | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
PwC study suggests third of young people would be happy for employer to see social media profiles in return for job security
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Quit vomiting on my porch! (or 10 reasons you suck at presenting) | LinkedIn

Quit vomiting on my porch! (or 10 reasons you suck at presenting) | LinkedIn | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Now is all there is - Unimenta news on training support

Now is all there is - Unimenta news on training support | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Do you live in the moment or are you always waiting for a future that might never arrive? - Unimenta news on training support
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Smart Homework: 13 Ways to Make It Meaningful

Smart Homework: 13 Ways to Make It Meaningful | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it

"I've been accumulating guiding principles for creating highly motivating homework assignments for many years," writes expert Rick Wormeli. "Here are a baker's dozen. 


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Given the fact that most students refuse to do homework there are ways to make it meaningful.

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The working week: cutting back on hours has many advantages | Observer editorial

The working week: cutting back on hours has many advantages | Observer editorial | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Carlos Slim may have the right idea when it comes to giving people more flexibility in their working livesCarlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms billionaire and philanthropist, this month regained his position as the world's richest man (£42bn),...
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Is this city the happiest place to live and work?

Is this city the happiest place to live and work? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Ringed with canals and a mecca for international companies, Amsterdam is known for livability — and some highest tax rates in Europe.
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Master the art of global email etiquette

Master the art of global email etiquette | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Corresponding abroad? Know the cultural nuance — and these seven rules—before you hit 'send'.
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What’s Your Business Dress IQ?

What’s Your Business Dress IQ? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Clothes communicate. What do yours say about you?Got style?Know everything about good business dress?Answer these 7 questions and find out. True or False


Standard shirt collars are dressier than
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4 Hiring Lessons From the Best Cities For Millennials

4 Hiring Lessons From the Best Cities For Millennials | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
The Millennial workforce is the future. Some of the biggest companies today were founded by Millennials looking to innovate. Just look at social media giant, Facebook. Your comp...
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