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Praying for a Job? Key Questions to Ask Interviewers

Employers prefer inquisitive applicants. It shows their interest in a company and communication abilities. There are two benefits if you ask the right questions in a job interview. Firstly, you shine compared to your competing job seekers. Secondly, you get the right information to make the best decision.

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7 Thought Leadership Tactics for Strong Performance

  For a company to achieve strong performance, its culture and employees must be aligned with business strategy to provide value. But more and more, it seems employees can’t even articulate business strategy. Therefore, management must identify and communicate effective... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Managed Service Providers Will Profit If They Learn Best Practices

  Are managed service providers (MSPs) terminally unique in their business challenges? In other words, do they face unique challenges — such as in billing customers and in sales — all because they’re selling intangibles, not tangible products? No, they’re... [Read more...]

Featured #4

You Can’t Prevent an Earthquake, but You Should Prepare for It

  Not much good results from a major earthquake. The only possible benefit occurs when an earthquake unleashes groundwater in drought-stricken regions. Major earthquakes can ignite fires and gas explosions, damage buildings and kill thousands of people. An earthquake is... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Big Data, Though a Trite Term, Helps in 6 Types of Analytics

  Do you enjoy business jargon? Do your eyes glaze over when you hear terms such as visionary, think outside the box, paradigm shift, pre revenue, enterprise, and big data? Don’t know about you, but trite terms in business – so-called buzz words – are annoying. And... [Read more...]

Featured #6

13 Best Practices for Fun, Successful PowerPoint Presentations

  In public speaking, Microsoft’s PowerPoint is a commonly used tool. All businesspeople have attended such presentations. Let’s think for a moment. Have you practically snored through some of them? But you’re different. You want to give fun, successful PowerPoint... [Read more...]

Planning

7 Thought Leadership Tactics for Strong Performance

For a company to achieve strong performance, its culture and employees must be aligned with business strategy to provide value. But more and more, it seems employees can’t even articulate business strategy. Therefore, management must identify and communicate effective programs that are aligned with employee behavior in order to blaze new paths and fuel business growth.

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Marketing / Sales

13 Best Practices for Fun, Successful PowerPoint Presentations

You want to give fun, successful PowerPoint presentations, right? To do so, you must remember the proper relationship among the slide, your audience and you, according to an expert. Here’s how.

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Wall Street

How Twitter Levels the Playing Field for Small Cap Companies

  Good news for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs who are known to kvetch that that their companies fall below the radar screen of Wall Street analysts and the media. It’s widely known that mainstream media coverage seems to favor large companies over small ones. It’s a valid concern. (Disclosure: Every weekday, this portal’s business video page [...]

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Operations

HR Management: 3 Values to Deliver Top Customer Service

The three values needed to achieve top customer service are easy-to-understand but arduous to achieve. But if your human resources program adopts and implements these values, you’ll achieve enviable organizational effectiveness – a high performance culture – for strong revenue.

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Finance

6 Tips to Turn Your HR Department into a Profit Center

At least 50 percent of a company’s profits are contingent on employee problems. If you have challenges in one department, odds are you have HR issues in other departments. In fact, human capital is the No. 1 reason why CEOs lose sleep. Many businesses often need an objective source of information and expertise from critical thinkers. It’s true you can turn your human resources department into a profit center.

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Human Resources

Praying for a Job? Key Questions to Ask Interviewers

Employers prefer inquisitive applicants. It shows their interest in a company and communication abilities. There are two benefits if you ask the right questions in a job interview. Firstly, you shine compared to your competing job seekers. Secondly, you get the right information to make the best decision.

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Tech

Managed Service Providers Will Profit If They Learn Best Practices

Are managed service providers (MSPs) terminally unique in their business challenges? In other words, do they face unique challenges — such as in billing customers and in sales — all because they’re selling intangibles, not tangible products? No, they’re not terminally unique. Information-technology service providers face the same issues as most companies in traditional intangible sectors, such as insurance.

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Public Policy

Minimizing Liability and Managing an OSHA Inspection

Government is making it harder and harder to run a business. Many business owners dread onerous government regulations, including from OSHA.

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