You have decided to hire some freelancers for your business. The question that you’re concerned about is how to manage freelancers once you’ve hired them. Meeting them in person is highly unlikely; they’re not sitting at a desk at your company, and you don’t have formal authority over them. They won’t receive bonuses and receive company perks either, so how do you keep their interests peaked about the job? Freelancers are different Freelancers are different...
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Education shouldn’t stop once you start working, in fact, it should continue, especially if you’re working towards an MBA. It’s true that continuing education while working can be a challenge, but the rewards are worth it. But how do you balance work while also studying to further your education? Below are some tips which might help you with this dilemma. Manage your time more effectively If you’re balancing furthering your education with a personal life...
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You may be in the position where you’re not the manager of the people you’re working with, but you have to manage them because you’re the lead on a project. This can put you in an awkward position, and you don’t want to alienate your co-workers. So, how do you tread around this delicate subject and get them to do what’s needed to be done? First, be sure that everyone has all the information which...
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Getting along with your co-workers and leading your team is always a priority. However, it can be challenging for anyone to navigate the complex web of emotions and frustrations that are present in the workplace. It takes more than standard intelligence, also known as IQ, to succeed when working with a variety of personalities. While typical intelligence is important to performing any job, it’s not the only important factor. There are people who perform well academically and do well...
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Although some people thrive on change, it is a major source of stress for others. This is particularly true in the workplace, where change often means new responsibilities, new reporting structures and the possibility of job loss. The confusion can be overwhelming and it can lead to a significant drop in productivity. That's why you need to take an active role in managing employee stress during times of change. Your intervention can help employees stay calm and focused during...
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