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The anatomy of conflict: A guide for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The anatomy of conflict: A guide for Assistants Conflict is an inevitable part of any organisation. It may emerge intermittently or bubble under the surface of daily interactions, ultimately flaring up during intense discussions. A disagreement can quickly escalate into a conflict, especially when emotions become [.

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Slim & Husky’s Uses Their Artisan Pizza as a Means for Social Change and Community Empowerment


You might say it started with Wu-Tang Clan. Although the group’s song “C.R.E.A.M.” (“Cash Rules Everything Around Me”) cemented itself into the minds of longtime friends and college roommates Clint Gray, Derrick Moore and E.J. Reed, they never knew it would one day inspire the business model for their fast-casual restaurant empire. For the co-owners of Nashville’s Slim + Husky’s Pizza Beeria , PREAM (“Pizza Rules Everything Around Me”) is their business mantra.


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AI Tools Making Space For More Architectural Creativity


Integrating AI into the architectural workplace has already unveiled an arsenal of tools to augment and expedite processes. By harnessing this technology, architects and designers are opening up more time to focus on ideation and innovation. From streamlining programming and design iterations to strengthening communication, managing construction phases, and enhancing performance, there is no doubt that AI is enabling architects to work more efficiently, creatively, and strategically.

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SWOT Analysis Marketing: A Guide to Unleashing Your Business Potential


Whether you are a small business entrepreneur or an executive for a major corporation, your success depends on an effective marketing strategy. But gaining market share involves more than having a great product or service. Strategic excellence requires a comprehensive understanding of your current market penetration, unseen opportunities for growth, appreciation of your competitors’ latest moves and more.

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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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“Merry Money Makers” Guide is Here! Unleash Your Holiday Earnings Magic!

Tips From T. Marie

Make Extra Money for the Holidays with the ‘Merry Money Makers’ Guide If you’re like me, you’re probably anticipating the upcoming holiday season. The festive decorations, the cozy sweaters, and, of course, the joyful spirit that fills the air. But let’s not forget one thing that tends to sneak up on us every year—the holiday expenses!

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Do You Have Standout Skills?

Eat Your Career

As a trainer , I have a pretty extensive training catalog. Some people wonder what the common thread is. Sure, my training all falls under the general umbrella of “professional development.” But other than that, my topics of interest span a wide range. Only recently have I been able to articulate the common thread myself: I believe that all of my courses focus on Standout Skills —a term I recently coined to describe a particular kind of professional skillset.

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U.S. Government Shutdown Threatens Recruitment Efforts for New, Younger Federal Employees


The looming U.S. government shutdown could have far-reaching, long-term consequences for attraction and recruitment efforts in the public sector. Beyond a shutdown’s immediate harm to the current federal workforce and the services they provide, The Washington Post spotlights one of the most pressing concerns is the potential deterrent this poses for younger workers considering a career in public service.

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‘Levelling up’ development is new home for 1,400 civil servants

Workplace Insight

The UK government has purchased land for the permanent site of the new Darlington Economic Campus as a key part of its so-called levelling up programme. The Darlington Economic Campus (DEC) was established in August 2021 and currently houses 674 government staff. McLaren Property has now sold its option on a 7,926 square metres site on Brunswick Street in Darlington to the Government Property Agency for a permanent base for the Treasury’s second headquarters and Department for Business and Trade

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Workplace Absences Across U.K. Reach A Decade High


Surging workplace absences in the U.K. reveal that there is a need for businesses to address rising stress and mental health challenges in the workforce. According to a recent report by The Chartered Institute for Professional Development (CIPD) and Simplyhealth , workplace absences in the U.K. have reached their highest levels in over a decade. The study’s results, as featured in The Independent , analyzed sickness absence and employee health across 918 organizations representing 6.5 million

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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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Myths & Misconceptions: Is Social Media Necessary for My Online Business?

Jennie Lyon

Hey there, friends! Today, we’re diving into a topic near and dear to my heart – social media and the myths and misconceptions surrounding it. It’s hard to imagine a world without it now, as social media has transformed how we connect and share information in our personal lives and reshaped the landscape of online… The post Myths & Misconceptions: Is Social Media Necessary for My Online Business?

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How EC’s Microsoft Investigation Could Reshape Collaboration Options


As online collaborative platforms become the cornerstone of modern workplaces, competition for market share among tech companies grows fiercer. Now, the outcome of an investigation could reshape what tools hybrid and remote workspaces incorporate. The European Commission (EC) has recently launched an investigation into Microsoft’s practice of bundling its Teams collaboration tool with its Office 365 suite, according to Verdict.

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3 more states address on-demand pay

BMT Office Administration

The debate over on-demand pay continues to be waged—is it a loan or a wage advance? The answer matters, because state wage payment laws control the deductions you can make from an employee’s pay. States, along with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, are settling the loan-or-wage-advance issue. Three more states have chimed in recently. Take a gamble in Nevada, show me in Missouri Nevada and Missouri enacted licensing laws for on-demand pay vendors.

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