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Your career ladder is decided upon how your boss is i.e. whether your boss is in actual a boss or a leader? Technically, the company head or your immediate supervisor or your department head can work as a boss or a leader – it all depends on the way it heads up thing. The infographic today via Octatools.com shares about insights on putting up the context between the two. ...

It is always important for all of us to work towards making our day productive and for that we all needs to try out one-to-another ways. The infographic today brings up the same context onboard which ease the way out for everyone defining the ways by which productivity can be achieve. ...

It’s a hugely exciting period, but also a very dangerous one. After all, we’ve all read the numerous statistics about how many businesses fail in the early trading periods. Fortunately, a lot of these fears seem to be cast aside by budding entrepreneurs. Over recent times we have seen more and more people take the plunge to open their new business, even when the economy might have suggested that it wasn’t the right time. Something else that has become more common is the influence of education in business. Once upon a...

The financial success and wellbeing of a business are one of its primary goals. It is often easier said than done, and making profit, especially after starting a company, takes time. Of course, there are ways to make the financial process easier, and the first step is to hire the appropriate department. If you are the entrepreneur, why spend your time also playing the role of accounting, for example? You should be focusing on being a leader and letting someone else manage the day-to-day finances. It is also important for companies to...

International marketing strategies can seem daunting to even the most seasoned of professionals. Once reserved for only the largest, most lucrative of businesses, the ability to sell to a global audience is now, thanks to the internet’s levelling powers, a real possibility for even the smallest brands. With literally no boundaries when it comes to selling online, it’s become more relevant than ever to move your business into an international marketplace. But, how do you get started? Not quite as simple as translating a few posts and...

As a new entrepreneur, it’s likely that you’ll be wearing more hats than you could have imagined. This could mean having to be admin staff in the morning, a graphic designer in the afternoon and accountant at night. For this reason, before starting a business, you should be well-equipped for the challenges that will inevitably come. One way you can do this is by improving your skills so that you’re able to handle the many tasks that you may be responsible for, especially in the early days. If you happen to be a new entrepreneur...

After a while, things can get stale. This is especially true if you’ve established a rigid daily work routine that makes you tired, sometimes even despite your otherwise successful business life. In order to spark some excitement in your life once more, we’re prepared a list of 5 simple changes you can make that are bound to make a change for the better sooner or later: Re-arrange the furniture in your office Familiarity and dullness often go hand in hand. But what would happen if you decided to completely re-arrange the furniture...

We live in the age of the startup. The digital realm has become a colossal source of empowerment for those who have been failed by the education system and the job market. One can’t blame them, they bought into the same narrative that their parents were sold, and it worked for them. “Work hard now”, they said “and you’ll reap the rewards later”. So they worked hard. They got good grades in school, went on to go to university where they also excelled. But upon graduating they experienced a reality that was altogether different...

The story of the Newcastle City Council exposing the personal data of thousands of adopted children in a wrong email attachment highlights a sad truth: no organization, no matter how big or small, is immune to human error. Just like outsider attacks, mistakes can ruin your reputation, damage operations, and maybe even take your company out of the game. What’s more, governments around the world have made sure that reporting data breaches is mandatory. In such a landscape, anxious business owners have grasped cybersecurity technologies...

Human Resources (HR) is a crucial part of any organization. An HR professional will make sure that everything runs smoothly within the company and that all employees feel valued and well looked after – this, in turn, can help any company to grow while creating a positive working atmosphere. As a result, HR can be an incredibly rewarding line of work with a lot of variety and good career progression opportunities. So, if HR sounds like an area that you feel that you would thrive, how can you go about getting your foot on the ladder...