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Four things we need to have a 'good' day at work

Four things we need to have a 'good' day at work | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
RedBalloon for Corporate regularly conducts surveys asking more than 3000 Australian and New Zealand employees what they desire to see in their workplace. Do you agree with what people are telling us
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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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You Make Your Own Luck • Damn Interesting

You Make Your Own Luck • Damn Interesting | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Some individuals seem to have an inexplicable abundance of good fortune. They are successful in matters of love, in their careers, in their finances, and i
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Less is not more when it comes to office clothes

Less is not more when it comes to office clothes | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Tracy McVeigh: We should be free to wear what we like to work – but there's no excuse for flip-flops and running vests
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15 Revealing Signs You Genuinely Love What You Do

See where you stand--and whether you need to start making changes.
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Successful executives and the four-hour sleep myth

Successful executives and the four-hour sleep myth | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Shuteye needs are subjective, but could too little hurt your career? It’s all in how you measure.
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11 Reasons Why You Should Drink Coffee Every Day

11 Reasons Why You Should Drink Coffee Every Day | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we love our caffeine.
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No Raise? Ask for These Ten Things Instead

No Raise? Ask for These Ten Things Instead | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Salary increase budgets are all over the map. Our employer clients are looking at every element of their pay plans. Some of their employees will make more money in 2014 than they did in 2013 because
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The Tell Tale Signs of Burnout ... Do You Have Them?

The Tell Tale Signs of Burnout ... Do You Have Them? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Running out of gas? Recognizing the signs of burnout before it's too late
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Four Keys To Successful Project Management

Four Keys To Successful Project Management | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Four skills a project manager should establish as a solid foundation and continue to enhance with work experience, continuous learning and personal development.
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Resigning with Grace - Five To-Do's till You Leave your Job.

Resigning with Grace - Five To-Do's till You Leave your Job. | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
"You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself, in any direction You choose!" -Dr. Seuss As a working professional, there comes a time in all our careers when w...
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The Daily Routines of Geniuses

The Daily Routines of Geniuses | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Seven elements can help create exceptional results.
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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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Management Meetings Should Look Like This

Management Meetings Should Look Like This | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
You start with donuts and coffee in the big meeting room. After a lecture by the CEO, who’s sitting like a monarch at the head of the table, each manager in turn gives his or her report: sales up,
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Slacking on your cover letter? I wouldn’t hire you.

Slacking on your cover letter? I wouldn’t hire you. | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
I recently looked for a new manager-level hire. I got over 100 résumés indicating a great deal of interests but I was shocked to see that over 90% did not have a cover letter, and some cover letters
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When the boss is a psychopath

When the boss is a psychopath | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
It might not be your imagination. Here’s how to spot — and survive — the Gordon Gekko in your workplace.
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5 Ways To Figure Out What Interview Questions You'll Be Asked

5 Ways To Figure Out What Interview Questions You'll Be Asked | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Feeling a little uncertain? Here's how to know what to prepare ahead of time.
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Working With a Narcissist? Tips to Identify the Signs

Working With a Narcissist? Tips to Identify the Signs | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
The label "narcissist" is heard fairly commonly these days, but most of us don't really know what it means. Sure, we've heard that it's someone who is "full of herself" or someone who "thinks he's
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These Countries Are So Much Better Than America When It Comes To Work-Life Balance

These Countries Are So Much Better Than America When It Comes To Work-Life Balance | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
It's official, France wins. The European country has inspired the envy of the rest of the working world by enacting a new labour deal that encourages unplugging from work email after-hours.While
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Working With Consultants : Working With Consultant

Working With Consultants : Working With Consultant | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A little extra help and relevant information might be a great investment in your future success. Best of luck with your work!
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5 Key Skills Required by Project Managers

5 Key Skills Required by Project Managers | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Top 10 Characteristics of GREAT Project Managers

Top 10 Characteristics of GREAT Project Managers | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Managing creatives is a very delicate – and under-appreciated – art. We look at the qualities that empower great project managers to succeed where others fail.
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