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Boss About Your Boss 

5 Business Practices Your Boss Hasn’t Got Time For

You won’t be hard pressed to find an employee who ‘hates’ their boss. Walk into any business and ask the honest opinion of staff and many of them will be happy to come up with a number of reasons for disliking their employer. Some points will be valid, others just exaggerated due to a number of reasons, with ‘hate’ often the wrong word. However, few ever stop and think that their bosses may have annoyances with them. There will be a number of things that many bosses do not have…

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Boss About Your Boss 

What a Boss Wants, What a Boss Needs

In the words of Christina Aguilera “Whatever makes you happy sets me free.” It may sound simple, but finding out what’s important to your boss really can be the key to having it all at work. I’ve been a manager and I’ve supported managers so I can verify this from both sides of the fence. When I was a manager, I lead a team of three recruiters. The business in question was a high street recruitment agency so needless to say the identity of these three recruiters would change on…

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gifts About Your Boss 

Funny Custom Gifts for the Boss with a Sense of Humor

They say it’s not the gift, but the thought that counts. How much more thoughtful can a gift get when it’s been customized specifically for you? If your boss has a good sense of humor and you’d like to show you appreciate it, try getting your boss one of these gifts and and have a laugh together over it: Customized Coffee Mugs There are lots of comedic “boss” coffee mugs out there right now, some of them say things like, “Me boss, you not”, “World’s Okayest Boss”, “My door is…

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shhhh About Your Boss 

3 kinds of sentences you should always avoid in front of your “BOSS”

The environment within the workplace is set and reset by this aspect alone, employees jump and complain about their job based on this one factor alone and you can effectively gauge the nature of a company by this factor alone. Why does communication stand out in this regard? Because it can literally set the mood and psychic around your workplace. An interesting observation notes how the office looks and decorum is primarily only structured around the attitude the employees have towards each other. That is just one part of the…

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3 Tips to Impress your Boss

There are times when every employee feels like their boss doesn’t respect them or appreciate the work that they do. It’s a typical situation and it can start as soon as you enter a workplace or it can happen after you’ve worked somewhere for a while. Bosses like to see their employees enthusiastic and excited about their work, and whilst you may enjoy your work, your boss might start think that you’re in a workplace rut. So whether you feel like your boss is apathetic to your work or they’ve…

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Can A Boss Help Save Money On A Mortgage?

Most people recognize that keeping up a good relationship with their boss is important for their job security.  What many people don’t recognize is how important a strong relationship with an employer is for life outside of work.  The way a boss thinks of you as a worker and as a person benefits your income, your career, and even helps you buy a home. When workers plan to change their work environment, a reference letter from the boss is one of the most valuable documents available when heading into a…

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How to Stay on your Boss’s Good Side

Getting and staying on your boss’s good side doesn’t mean you’re a “brown-noser.” In fact, being on your boss’s good side means you are more likely to perform better and be more productive at work, according to a new study in the Journal of Business Ethics. Here are some ways you can become an office superstar: Go above and beyond – Don’t just do your job, go the extra mile. Don’t be afraid to work on things that may seem outside of your job description. This can be a learning…

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Getting Along With That Co-Worker, The One Who…

Your co-worker, you know the one who needs a cubicle archaeologist to free important paperwork from beneath coffee stained mugs; the one who spends all her time talking (loudly) on the phone to her boyfriend about her plans for the night; the one who insists on running his yogurt spoon against his teeth every morning before you’ve even fetched a cup of coffee; the one who always has an opinion but never pitches in constructively; the one who smells of your second grade teacher’s perfume. Yes, that’s the one. We…

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Bonds versus Shares — The Boss’s Side

When you’re the boss of a company, you have to run it so that it’s profitable. Sometimes you need extra capital, and there are different ways of raising it. In terms of seeking investors, there are two main instruments you can do it with: shares and (corporate) bonds. Which one do you go with? Shares — your flexible friend The benefit of shares is that if you’re running a highly profitable company, there’s greater chance of people investing it. Better still, they’ll be willing to invest more. This generates more…

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How to Allocate Cash Like a Boss

Creating a smart attitude to your money requires you to research, think and act like an investor. Think of the greatest investors of our time – people like Warren Buffett didn’t get there by accident. They achieved their legendary status by being prudent with money and understand how to allocate assets and capital. The next step to sorting out your personal finances after getting out of debt is saving money for your short-term needs, long-term savings such as retirement and cash allocation for investing. Follow these tips on how you…

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