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How to Choose the Right Type of Networking

How to Choose the Right Type of Networking

You may have recently made a decision to leave your corporate job to become a freelance associate or even for the braver, to start your own company. Inevitably, this will be an exciting time as you are now in “full control” of your daily schedule. Everyday you spend time on producing new products or sourcing

On-Boarding – The First Employee Training Initiative

Employee orientation is certainly not a new concept. Organizations have been using various levels of orientation for many years with varying degrees of success or return on investment. In recent years, orientation has been recognized as a key element in the lifecycle of employees and has been expanded to help bridge the gap between recruitment

Guerrilla Marketing Principles

The term ‘guerrilla marketing’ was first introduced by Jay Conrad Levinson when he wrote a book on this topic and named it ‘Guerrilla Marketing’. It went on to become an international bestseller, with sales of over 20 million copies worldwide. Since then, the term has become widely popular and has been used in many text

Training Tip: Keeping Trainees Engaged in Learning

Do you know how to engage mindsets, ask questions, involve people, contextualize content into areas more relevant to them and get them enthusiastic about training? What disengages students from learning? – Boring delivery of information. – An uninteresting subject. – Interesting but irrelevant topics. – Confusing information that requires too much work to clarify, so

Training is NOT Development

There is no doubt that in today’s fast changing work environments and markets, workforce development is crucial for both organizations and employees success and survival. This is reflected in the increased budgets and spending on employee’s development and training across government, federal and private organizations in the Middle East region. However, even with higher spending,

Motivating Your Employees

All managers, team leaders and supervisors know that the most difficult time consuming task they have is to motivate their staff. We all apply different motivation techniques and theories. Allow me to list the most common ones for those who don’t know them: 1-Job Design: A-Job Simplification. B-Job Enlargement. C-Job Rotation. D-Job Enrichment. 2-Rewards. 3-Employee

Applying Competency Development on Organizational Performance

Today, organizations are facing a myriad of challenges; high employee turnover rates, shortage of skilled resources, technological changes, and the ever increasing pressure of global competition. In this kind of business environment, how does an organization remain competitive and expand its business? The successful organizations recognize that its ability to produce results depends primarily on