How to Create Work Group Cohesion

Group cohesion is critical in helping a business operate smoothly and seamlessly. However, it can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to start in building such team. If you are struggling to understand how to build team cohesion, then read on for some ideas on where to start. What is a cohesive team? A cohesive team is one where all team members can work productively together to achieve a common goal. Thus, it is often crucial for businesses to be able to build cohesive teams in o...
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How to Improve Employees’ Satisfaction

Keeping your employees happy is critical to business success. Generally, employees who are more satisfied with their work would try harder, be more creative and stay more loyal to their company. Thus, it is important to keep your employees happy with their work lives. Here are a few tips on how to ensure this happens. Recognise your employees’ progress Showing gratitude or acknowledging employee’s contributions and achievements can go a long way in keeping them happy. Ensure that your em...
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Skills and Attributes All Companies Want

With the new year starting, many companies are beginning to look out for new employees to hire. So, it is a good time to re-evaluate your skills and attributes to see whether they align with what companies want. Here are the top, universal work skills that all companies want to from their job applicants. Critical thinking Critical thinking is the ability to analyse a problem objectively, weigh up different facts and perspectives to create an effective solution to a business problem. This ...
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How to Set Work Goals for the New Year

With the new decade just around the corner, many people would have already made new year resolutions regarding their health, life or family and friends. But what about work? Considering the number of hours people spend at work, it is important to be able to set goals for yourself to motivate you to work harder and achieve more. Here are some great ways to find your new year resolution. What are your strengths and weaknesses? One way to figure out how to better yourself regarding work for...
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How CRM Technology can Help Your Business

While it is obvious that customers are the fuel for all business growth, few businesses are actually understand the behaviours, needs and wants of their customers. This is where CRM steps in. So, what is CRM? Customer relationship management (CRM) is a data fueled platform that enables businesses to more efficiently and accurately analyse their customer database, including their current customers and potential customers. CRM gathers data on the customers from all channels of communicatio...
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How to get Rid of Those Presentation Butterflies

It is normal, and expected, for one to have butterflies before a pitch or a presentation. The fear often associated with giving presentations is created from our natural fight or flight instinct, which means that unless this fear is controlled, it would be difficult for you to give an effective and engaging presentations. However, there is a number of great tips and techniques to help you give a great presentation. Fake it until you make it: Numerous research studies have shown that the meth...
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Personal Branding and How to Create One

What is a personal brand and why do I need it? A personal brand can be identified as a corporate identity. It encompasses your values, skills, and the personality you take on when you’re in the work office. Personal brand is important as it is your selling point. Just like how a marketer tries to sell a product to you in hopes that you will buy it, you’re selling your own personal work brand to future employers and colleagues in hopes that they will hire you or want to work with you. So it i...
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How to Maintain Connections Over the Years

Remember to continually engage with their work It is not required for you to constantly chat with every business relations one on one, however it is expected that you would still show some attention and interest in their work. This can be achieved very quickly and easily through a quick congratulations on their LinkedIn posts, or even a reaction such as a thumbs up on their post if you are uncertain of what to say. By doing this, you are showing to your contacts that you still remember them ...
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The IT skills that will give you that competitive edge

The IT industry is a constantly changing industry sector. Thus, this industry is always in demand for employees and candidates that are creative and agile that have the skills to be able to build technical solutions that metamorphose traditional products into revolutionary technologies.  So what kind of skills are the experts looking for when they are hiring potential employees?  Python Python is a general purpose, high-level programming language that can be used across vario...
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Characteristics of a High-performance​ Team

As we all are working in a team or organizations with a lot of people, it is important to improve your teamwork skills to develop your potential!  By knowing the unique traits of the high-performance team, it would help you to be part of one!  Talent Magnet  To spot a strong team, look for the teams that everyone wants to be on. Some people don't want to join a team that works longer and harder and have high expectations. So, look for potential stars who want to be on te...
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