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10 things you should NEVER say during presentations

10 things you should NEVER say during presentations | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
At our TNW Conferences we see a lot of presentations and I have given a fair share of presentations myself. I often see people making the same mistakes and cringe when I hear the same
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185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome: No matter what duty or accomplishment you’re tr...
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Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second

Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Being a servant leader can boost engagement, increase trust and build better team relationships. Includes 10 key characteristics of servant leadership.
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The distraction economy: how technology downgraded attention

The distraction economy: how technology downgraded attention | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Focus for a second. Tech companies such as Facebook and Tinder are battling to monetise your ephemeral interests, writes Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
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Encouraging employees to voice their values

Encouraging employees to voice their values | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
How can organizations encourage their employees to act responsibly and to voice their values effectively and constructively when they see things that put the firm and its reputation, not to mention public safety and wellbeing, at risk?
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The Job Search Jargon to Avoid at All Costs

The Job Search Jargon to Avoid at All Costs | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Job Search Jargon - The Muse: Get the words "hit the ground running" off of y...
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50 Quotes to Inspire You to Reinvent Your Career

If you're not doing exactly what you want to be doing, let these quotes be all the motivation you need to get you back in the game.
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6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job

6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Want to know what really goes on within a company, before you take a position? Ask these questions in the interview.
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Does the 70-20-10 model transfer to Business English training? | LinkedIn

Does the 70-20-10 model transfer to Business English training? | LinkedIn | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Fawning Over Phones: Our Worrying Addiction?

Fawning Over Phones: Our Worrying Addiction? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Last week, Ericsson put out a report saying that 90 percent of the world’s population over the age of 6 would have a mobile phone by 2020. That seems like…
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When Wall Street and Silicon Valley come together – a cautionary tale

When Wall Street and Silicon Valley come together – a cautionary tale | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Increasingly, to oppose tech innovation is akin to defaulting on Enlightenment values. But there is a dark side to this gospel of digitalisation when it is closely aligned with financial motives
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10 Habits of Remarkably Polite People - Unimenta news on training support

10 Habits of Remarkably Polite People - Unimenta news on training support | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Go beyond good manners to make an incredible first, and lasting, impression. - Unimenta news on training support
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Learning a language – 10 things you need to know

Learning a language – 10 things you need to know | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips
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Some Easy Tips For Making Hard Decisions

Some Easy Tips For Making Hard Decisions | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A number of years ago, I came to a surprising observation:a) I realized people need to make a lot of decisions (big and small)b) For the most part, decisions get more difficult over time. (There are lots of decisions that simply go away, as you build process and patterns, but the ones you do have to make are harder)Why is that? Why do decisions get harder?Quite simply: There's what is known as "survivorship bias". Basically, the reason decisions you're trying to still make are so hard, is becaus
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5 Reasons Hiring Processes Never Attract the Best People (Like You)

5 Reasons Hiring Processes Never Attract the Best People (Like You) | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Every company needs to hire great people. But many companies can’t seem to find them.Maybe the problem doesn’t lie with the candidates – maybe the problem lies with you.Here are some ways your hiring process may be driving away some of the best candidates:1. You haven’t decided what you really need.Job descriptions often include laundry lists of required attributes. The “perfect candidate” must possess an impossibly broad set of skills, qualities, credentials, experiences, etc.When you say you w
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The act of presentation

The act of presentation | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Managers who are expected to give presentations can learn an enormous amount from the techniques of acting. So forget the Powerpoint slides for a moment and take some lessons from the stage...
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What’s Lost When Experts Retire

What’s Lost When Experts Retire | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Certain kinds of knowledge are hard to transfer.
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What motivates employees to go the extra mile?

What motivates employees to go the extra mile? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A new study addresses this important management issue.
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Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
New data-mining tools are helping companies pinpoint which work groups impose the most on others’ time and raising awareness of behaviors such as overuse of ‘reply all.’
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How NOT to Introduce Yourself

How NOT to Introduce Yourself | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Networking is one of the most challenging skills you may have to learn in the world of business. It can be an awkward experience, having the attention of a group of strangers focused on you, and
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Essential Tools of Talent Management

Essential Tools of Talent Management | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
There’s a problem that small-to-midsized but fast-growing private companies often don’t see coming until the damage is done. Namely – they don’t recognize until it’s too late just how much value is being lost owing to immature talent development, retention, evaluation and recruitment processes. Why is talent overlooked? There are many reasons [...]
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10 Signs The Interview Went Well

10 Signs The Interview Went Well | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Nervously waiting to hear if you nailed the interview and got the job? These signs can ease your mind.
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Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent

Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Big companies are notoriously bad at keeping their best people. Here's why Dilbert lives in most big companies.
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12 Body Language Tips For Career Success

12 Body Language Tips For Career Success | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Here are a dozen tips for using body language in the workplace to project confidence, credibility, and your personal brand of charisma.
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Would we be better off if we sent email into retirement?

Would we be better off if we sent email into retirement? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
This year saw the 43rd anniversary of email. Compared to a human working life, email has after more than four decades on the job now reached retirement age. Is it time for email to step aside to allow…
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