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Reading Strategies: Reading Efficiently by Reading Intelligently

Reading Strategies: Reading Efficiently by Reading Intelligently | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Do you read as efficiently as you could? Use these strategies to get the most from your reading.
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4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
First, it’s not really about time.
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Coaching: The Secret to Improving Individual Performance

Coaching:  The Secret to Improving Individual Performance | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
“How many times do I have to tell them?!” If you’re a manager, you’ve either said this, or at least thought it, at some point in your career. I know that in my early years as a manager, I experienced
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The Top 5 Things You Should Never Do At Work

The Top 5 Things You Should Never Do At Work | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
I had an 18-year corporate career in publishing and marketing that was highly successful on the outside, but on the inside, it was not. I rose to the level of Vice President and managed multimillion
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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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Does Working From Home Work?

Does Working From Home Work? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
‘Shirking from home’ is how many people think of working from home.  This commonly held assumption leads to a dilemma for start-ups and established businesses alike.  Where are people most productive? What principles and policies should we create about working from?  Do the benefits of co-location outstrip the costs? Working from [...]
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20 phrases for closing an email

20 phrases for closing an email | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A common problemWe often hear how writing emails in English can cost just too much time. One solution that works for many people is to begin building a “toolbox” of useful phrases. A toolbox is a
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The Modern Mentor In A Millennial Workplace - Forbes

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The Modern Mentor In A Millennial Workplace
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Millennials have a bad reputation. They are seen as spoiled, lazy and have high expectations. Put simply, they're considered immature, but we think otherwise.
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Why You Need to Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are

Why You Need to Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Author Brigid Schulte says companies should stop rewarding overworked employees and focus on productivity instead.
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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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How Will We Design The Offices of the Future? - ArchDaily

How Will We Design The Offices of the Future?
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Changing demographics. These current ambiguous spaces are very much inspired by Generation Y.
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When Good Things Happen To Bad People: Disturbing News About Workplace Bullies | TIME.com

When Good Things Happen To Bad People: Disturbing News About Workplace Bullies | TIME.com | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
As if life isn't unfair enough for the alarming number of people who are bullied at work—or otherwise adversely affected by such behavior—recent research suggests that a lot of workplace bullies achieve high levels of career success.
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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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6 Ted Talks to inspire better working practices | 123-reg Hub

6 Ted Talks to inspire better working practices | 123-reg Hub | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Want to implement a better way of working? These 6 experts in their field, offer their Ted Talk working practices inspirational words of wisdom.
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Why We're More Likely To Remember Content With Images And Video (Infographic)

Why We're More Likely To Remember Content With Images And Video (Infographic) | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Without a visual component, your message might not be getting heard.
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Take This Important Quiz: Are You a Better Manager or Leader?

The business world needs both great leaders and great managers, but most people don't do both well. Take this quiz and find out which style is yours.
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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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Why You Should Hire for Core Skills Rather Than Experience

Why You Should Hire for Core Skills Rather Than Experience | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Most new CEOs quickly come to realize that the recruitment of new team members is a time-consuming, albeit critically important, process. It can also be quite expensive, particularly if you find yourself continually hiring for challenging positions. Over time, companies learn how to recognize promising applicants, but it is nearly [...]
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Are You Ready To Become Obsolete? What I've Learned About Continuous Reinvention.

Are You Ready To Become Obsolete? What I've Learned About Continuous Reinvention. | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
SAP just released some interesting new global research conducted by Oxford Economics which shows that the #1 issue we face as employees is obsolescence of our own skills. Here's the data:Fig 1:
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Has the Internet Killed Deep Engagement With Books—or Are We Nostalgic for a Reading Eden That Never Was?

Has the Internet Killed Deep Engagement With Books—or Are We Nostalgic for a Reading Eden That Never Was? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Slate is an online magazine, which means you are almost certainly reading this on a screen. It is more likely to be morning than evening. You are perhaps at work, chasing a piece of information rather than seeking to immerse yourself in a contemplative experience. You probably have other tabs...
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Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not…
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Getting Cross-Cultural Teamwork Right

Getting Cross-Cultural Teamwork Right | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
The key is mutual learning, understanding, and teaching.
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The 3 Most Hated Interview Questions – and How You Can Juice Them Up

The 3 Most Hated Interview Questions – and How You Can Juice Them Up | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
When you’re asking interview questions day in and day out, it’s easy to fall into a rut.
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Want Healthy Personal and Professional Relationships? It's All About Praise. - Big Think

Want Healthy Personal and Professional Relationships? It's All About Praise. - Big Think | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Want Healthy Personal and Professional Relationships? It's All About Praise.
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In the office, we tend to put more energy toward avoiding a bad reputation rather than cultivate a positive one.
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The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
You have no excuse for being bored.
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