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Remote tools and practices for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Remote tools and practices for Assistants In today's digital age, remote work has become increasingly prevalent, leading to a rise in Virtual Assistants and hybrid Assistants who support Executives from a distance. Assistants must leverage remote tools and adopt effective practices to ensure maximum productivity. In [.

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The Secret Life Of Colleagues

Allwork

Virtual meetings have changed how we present ourselves to work colleagues, but sometimes the image we project is far from reality. Many remote workers have learned to create a facade — concealing the real state of their home offices. Unlike in-person meetings, a virtual meeting is an opportunity to present certain aspects of our lives that reveal something personal about us (for example, our book collection or pets).

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The Bautista Project Aims to Prevent Homelessness Before It Happens

Success

The Bautista Project is one of five nonprofit organizations SUCCESS magazine is spotlighting during the week of Giving Tuesday. Early in November, we posted on our social media accounts asking followers to nominate a charity they felt was making an impact in their communities. We tallied up the nominations and are pleased to highlight the hard work these organizations are doing behind the scenes to better the lives of others.

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Can We Beat The Great Gloom? It’s Going To Take A Lot More Than Cushy Office Perks

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There is a trend in Texas real estate events where there’s a strong emphasis on improving office amenities to encourage employees to return to the office. Attributing reluctance to commute as the primary reason for avoiding office work oversimplifies the issue, ignoring the more complex factors such as lack of trust, recognition, and purpose at work.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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3 Companies That Give Back to the Community Year-Round

Success

The giving season is here. And that doesn’t just mean bountiful gifts to friends and family. GivingTuesday, held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States, inspires the public and businesses to donate to charitable organizations. This hashtag-driven holiday generated $3.1 billion for U.S.-based nonprofits in 2022, according to GivingTuesday Data Commons.

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$10 Gift Ideas: Be a Hit With Budget-Friendly Holiday Presents

Success

Choosing the best corporate gifts and thoughtful holiday presents for employees isn’t always easy. But if you’re a Secret Santa trying to find Christmas gifts for coworkers or need to get a small item for a white elephant gift exchange, you face additional challenges. You want to give a great gift that is also budget friendly. Here, we provide our top $10 gift ideas for friends, family and coworkers.

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As Bankruptcy Challenges Persist, WeWork Secures Prime Real Estate in Dublin

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A new WeWork deal is spotlighting the high demand for coworking centers in Ireland. WeWork’s recent agreement with real estate developer Hines for the lease of the former Central Bank of Ireland HQ in Dublin, as reported by The Irish Times , includes incentives such as an extended rent-free period and contributions to office fit-out costs. The company’s commitment to leasing approximately 73,000 square feet at Central Plaza in Dublin, even at a substantial rent of €60 per square fo

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7 Places to Volunteer and Give Back to the Community

Success

Giving back to your community or causes near to your heart creates a meaningful sense of purpose and can even improve your physical and mental health. Whether you’re looking to meet new people, get involved in a charitable cause or even advance your career skills, finding places to volunteer is a great way to make a difference in your life—and the lives of others.

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Smaller Companies, Bigger Flex

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The majority of U.S. companies are entering 2024 with flexible and hybrid work arrangements. According to the latest Flex Report published by Flex Index , one-third of U.S. companies allow corporate employees to work without the need to come into the office. This trend has remained consistent since the Q3 2023 report and recorded a slight increase since the beginning of the year.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

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Half of deskless workers suspect they are invisible and expendable

Workplace Insight

Over half of UK based ‘deskless’ workers (51 per cent) say they’re viewed as expendable by their employer. Plus, almost a third (32 per cent), feel that their corporate, desk-based colleagues regard them as inferior. These are the findings from O.C. Tanner’s 2024 Global Culture Report which gathered data and insights from more than 42,000 employees, leaders, HR practitioners, and executives from 27 countries worldwide including 4,818 from the U.K (of which 1,734 are deskless).

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Does The Workforce Actually Want AI Tools?

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The introduction of ChatGPT and other generative AI tools to the masses spurred a major change in how employees accomplish day-to-day tasks in the workplace. A recent study published by Betterworks suggests that generative AI is being used more by employees spanning across a wider variety of industries. This study, encompassing the responses of over 1,000 U.S. employees across 20 industries, provides deeper insight into the adoption and perception of generative AI (GenAI) in the workplace.

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Massive investment programme needed to facilitate carbon neutral future, WEF report claims

Workplace Insight

To facilitate the transition to a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, $13.5 trillion in investments will be needed by 2050, particularly in the production, energy and transport sectors, according to a new World Economic Forum report. The Net-Zero Industry Tracker 2023 , published in collaboration with Accenture, takes stock of progress towards net-zero emissions for eight industries – steel, cement, aluminium, ammonia, excluding other chemicals, oil and gas, aviation, shipping and trucki

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Upskilling Could Add Half A Billion To U.K. Economy

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The potential economic benefit of upskilling the workforce is surprisingly large, reveals a recent report published by the Financial Services Skills Commission (FSSC). The study titled “People + Technology: How skills can unlock value for Financial Services” presents a compelling case for upskilling at least 16%, or 160,000 of the U.K.’s financial industry’s workers.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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More than a third of working parents thinking about quitting jobs

Workplace Insight

A new survey claims that a significant number of working parents are finding it so difficult to juggle home and work responsibilities that they have considered leaving their job. The OnePoll survey [registration] of 2,000 working parents with children aged 18 or under commissioned by REC Parenting, an online platform offering support to parents and carers, revealed that many working parents are at breaking point.

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Unpicking the retrofit enigma

Workplace Insight

Earlier this year, a report from building consultancy Mace advocated for a retrofit first principle for buildings. The report highlighted how non-domestic buildings in the UK make up about an eighth of the country’s building stock but account for around a quarter of the country’s carbon emissions. The solution argued for in the report was to look at how best to retrofit around 3.5 million such buildings over the next ten years.

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Can smart glasses be the key to unlocking productivity in the workplace?

Workplace Insight

Technology is the foremost resource for shaping the world—and in the modern workplace, it’s crucial for keeping brands competitive in an increasingly fast-paced business environment. Our article “Why new technologies still make employees happier, healthier, and more efficient” explains that technology must meet increasingly agile strategies like remote work.

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