Archive for the ‘workplace relationships’ Category

In the last few years, email has become the boogie man of work efficiency. Executives everywhere are struggling to achieve the much coveted inbox zero, some companies are making attempts to stop after-hours emails, and others are trying to completely eradicate email from their organization. What was first hailed as a great communication source turned out to be the nightmare of many knowledge workers. So how did email turn out to be the bad guy?

Treat business partnerships like romantic relationships. Trust your instincts, date first and make sure you can live together before getting married.

Olwen Dawe talks about the central, crucual role of communication in business and why every business should make sure their communication is clear.

People often worry about how hard it is to monitor their overseas staff and they tend to think that a setup such as this is very strange compared to the usual where you have all your staff inside your office.

Have you got what it takes to win in corporate life? Here's 5 reality-checks to get you moving in the right direction.

When you are seeking out new clients, impressions based on appearance are sometimes nearly as important as your actual background and skills. While speech and dress are crucial elements in presentation, there are some less subtle ways to boost your image as a legitimate business.

In the age of Facebook, Kickstarter and Groupon, startup teams are getting younger, more ambitious and diverse, but the synergy amongst team members are not always there. This is why even the most innovative and creative startups can learn from established companies about effective human capital management and team development.

Startups hire quickly for growth and are firing even quicker when employees don't work out. Act fast, be fair and move on.

There are some minor differences between negotiating online and negotiating offline, so we`re going to be comparing the two and also offering some general advice to help you with negotiations both online and offline.

There are some management tips that can make the entire process easier on both you and your potential employees. Learning to delegate properly will set up your business for the right kind of growth in the future.