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Christmas is a wonderful season – it is, after all, when we can spend time with friends and family and look back on a year well done.

Among all the events during the Christmas season, the office party is one that’s often long-awaited, as it’s the company’s way of saying ‘thank you’ to its employees.

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Saying what you really think is, in my experience, much easier said than done. Write down in two columns – what are the benefits and what are the costs of not saying what you really think?

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After discovering the perfect executive coach to fit your personality, this expert will help take your personal and business life to the next level.

You may be wondering how executive coaching can help you get a bigger and better job.

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What Is “Workplace Ethics”? [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

The percentage of U.S. workers who said they observed misconduct on the job fell to an all-time low of 41 percent in 2013, according to the National Business Ethics Survey (NBES).

The percentage of organizations providing ethics training rose to 81 percent from 74 percent between 2011 and 2013.

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What Is Talent Acquisition? [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 5 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Companies, especially new startups, succeed or fail based on the strength of their talent, but good talent is getting harder to find.

Many companies have dedicated talent acquisition teams that take charge of finding and hiring candidates based on company needs and goals, while other companies contract with talent acquisition firms to meet their staffing needs.

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Developing a Leadership Philosophy [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 2 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

At the beginning of each advanced leadership workshop session, business thought leader John Spence asks attendees how many currently have a written list of their key leadership values.

Defining your leadership philosophy and then completing your personal leadership philosophy can help guide and direct how you’ll lead others.

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5 Characteristics of High Performance Culture [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 11:46 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

It’s no secret that motivation is important to doing good work. This is more than a simple fad: According to the Harvard Business Review (HBR), “Why we work determines how well we work.” Motivation is the key to unlocking performance.

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A Guide to the Employee Onboarding Process [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 5 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Each year in the United States, more than 25 percent of the working population experiences career transitions, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Managers begin new jobs every two to four years, and in Fortune 500 companies alone, approximately 500,000 managers take on new roles each year.

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10 Employee Engagement Ideas That Work [0.21]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 2 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 51 percent of employees are either actively searching for new jobs or keeping an eye on job openings. While it used to be common for employees to move up the ranks in their company, now 91 percent of employees report leaving their company the last time they changed jobs.

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I was a bit of a late bloomer. I accepted my first “real job” five years after graduating from college.

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Aluminum canopy systems have largely become a part of commercial buildings and outdoor spaces.

Evolving architectural designs are playing a huge role in the commercial application of aluminum canopy systems.

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If You Want Everything Done Right – Delegate! [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 9, 2017, 3:44 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

I know this is nothing new. I have been known to fall victim to that mantra every now and again.

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How to Make the Perfect Startup Pitch [0.26]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 4:30 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

The perfect startup pitch helps entrepreneurs separate their companies from a growing amount of competition.

The following sections offer some guidelines and examples for developing the perfect startup pitch.

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5 Types of Corporate Culture [0.12]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 2 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Millennials, according to Pew Research Center, make up more of the workforce than any other age group. What’s more, 60 percent of newly graduated millennials value corporate culture above pay, and that number rises to 69 percent when those already in the workforce are included, according to Accenture.

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In 2015, I attended an event in Boston held specifically to connect women entrepreneurs looking for startup funding with investors. The Boston Women’s Venture Summit, hosted by Babson College, was where I learned just how much the city of Boston was focusing on becoming a hot spot for startups, particularly women-led startups.

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5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed [0.26]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 11:09 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Project management is vital for business leaders in any industry, but guiding a project from conception to execution isn’t always straightforward. That’s where strong project management skills come in.

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Setting off into the wonderful world of ecommerce is exciting, but it can be hard to cut through all the ‘noise’. To make a true success of an online business, you have to engage with the offline world too.

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How to Become a Stay-at-Home CEO [0.16]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 2:41 a.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Life is too short to do one thing at a time. In a short time, the mantra became a cue.

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What You Have to Know about VAT Recovery [0.07]

Posted on July 28, 2017, 3:28 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

As any business owner knows, VAT (Value Added Tax) is just one more headache that has to be dealt with — but one which, when done right, can net you some serious savings for your business.

VAT is charged on most business transactions in the European Union, with businesses adding VAT to the price they charge for any goods and services they’re selling.

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Looking for a Job in Germany? Look No Further [0.18]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Are you looking to make a career change or move to a different country?

In the past, when you were looking for a new job, you’d have to hit the pavement or look in the newspaper to find out who was hiring.

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