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10 Changes Your Organization Must Make To Succeed This Year

Allwork

Businesses are now determining the most effective ways to maintain productivity, collaboration, and employee engagement within hybrid work environments. A McKinsey survey shows that AI has made a major impact on efficiency. Organizations that are actively seeking out new talent are now competing with the gig economy because many potential employees no longer view a traditional 9–5 job as the only good source of income.

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Side Hustles or Survival Jobs? Overemployment Spikes Among Remote Workers

Allwork

The term “overemployed” refers to those who are working multiple jobs or are working more hours than they would prefer. According to a ResumeBuilder report, a staggering 79% of remote workers who were surveyed have juggled two or more remote jobs in the last year to top up their income. Employers should strive to offer competitive compensation and benefits to attract and retain talent, but individual circumstances will always play a role in a worker’s decision to take on m

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How to Create Valuable Mentorship Relationships

Eat Your Career

Mentorship is a frequently cited tool for ambitious professionals. Maybe you’ve heard that it’s beneficial, but you don’t know much about it. Perhaps you’ve wanted to participate as either a mentor or a mentee, but you don’t know how. Whatever your experience or interest level, this session provides valuable information to help you understand the power of mentorship and how to leverage it in your own career (whether or not your organization provides a formal program!).

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Understanding the Trip and Post-Trip Phases of Business Travel

Office Dynamics

Master the trip & post-trip phases of business travel with our blog. Ensure smooth, productive trips for executives with expert planning & follow-up tips.

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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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How Assistants can debunk stereotypes and create influence in the workplace

Practically Perfect PA

How Assistants can debunk stereotypes and create influence in the workplace As Assistants, we've all faced the challenge of debunking stereotypes and ensuring that our colleagues and Executives understand the value we bring to our roles. Often, we may be seen as the traditional secretary, relegated [.

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There is always time and place for a primal scream

Workplace Insight

How many times have you felt – frustration, anger, irritation, smugness, pure happiness – and kept it to yourself? How many times have you felt – sadness, disappointment, jealously – and pretended you we’re fine? And how many times have you said out loud, or thought “I could scream”. Screaming to release emotion has its place in pop culture for a reason.

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Ep 217: Kara McKeage on Setting Boundaries, Communication, and Matching Personal Assistants with Executives

LEADERASSISTANT.COM

Kara McKeage is the founder of Pepper’s Personal Assistants, a sourcing and placement agency for highly vetted personal assistants. In this episode, Kara talks about outsourcing, matching personal assistants with executives, interview questions to ask applicants, setting boundaries with principals, communication between executives and personal assistants, and more.

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Episode 473: Oscar Trimboli talks about Deep Listening

Productivityist

In this episode we dive into an engaging discussion with Oscar Trimboli. Oscar is an author, the host of the award-winning podcast Deep Listening , and a keynote speaker dedicated to promoting positive change through listening. As a marketing and technology veteran, he has worked with major organizations, including Microsoft, Google, and HSBC, to transform leadership through effective listening.

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The World Economic Forum Expects 14 Million Jobs Will Be Lost In The Next 5 Years 

Allwork

What’s going on: The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its 2023 Future of Jobs report – which surveyed Chief Executive Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, and Chief Strategy Officers from all over the world. The report covers around 45 countries, and around 11.3 million workers are represented by the employers surveyed, according to WEF.

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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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10 New Business Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Success

Summer reading lists aren’t just for schoolchildren. You might be looking for books to read on your lunch break, by the pool or just in the air conditioning. There are a variety of exciting titles coming out this summer for small-business leaders and entrepreneurs. Here are some of the most promising new releases: 1. Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business (18th ed.

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I Will Not Live in the House of Complacency

Office Dynamics

Discover the difference between complacency and contentment in this motivating read! Join the movement to push beyond the status quo and strive for more.

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Why Every Home Business Owner Needs a Strong Support System

Tips From T. Marie

Owning a home business can be exciting and empowering, but it can also be challenging and isolating. With no coworkers to bounce ideas off of, no boss to provide guidance, and no office culture to rely on, it’s easy to feel alone and overwhelmed. That’s why having a strong support system is essential for home business owners. A support system can provide the emotional and practical support, advice and guidance, and networking opportunities needed to succeed as a home business owner.

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Sustainability, Well-being, and the Building Blocks of a Biophilic Workplace

Allwork

Incorporating biophilic design principles into workplace environments can have far-reaching benefits, both for individuals and for the planet. As designers recognize the symbiosis between sustainability and human well-being, they can create spaces that accommodate the diverse needs and preferences of different individuals. Providing a range of spatial, thermal, formal, and acoustical environments that prioritize health and well-being can make a workplace more attractive, making it commute-worth

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

New vaccine mandates and testing policies will affect employers with more than 100 workers. Get Paycor’s free, customizable vaccination policy template to communicate critical details and new requirements to your employees. Get Paycor’s Template today!

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Jairek Robbins on the Importance of Building a Community

Success

“Hopefully there’s something useful being said here,” Jairek Robbins says, grinning widely, as we sit down to talk on a sunny afternoon in late January. It’s the kind of gleeful self-deprecation you only get from a guy who knows he’s got plenty of “useful” things to say. If anything, Robbins, the high-performance business coach, personal improvement coach, bestselling author and entrepreneur, who last year became the president of SUCCESS Enterprises, has too many good ideas to fit into just one

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How to be an Assistant that adds value

Practically Perfect PA

How to be an Assistant that adds value As an Assistant, your work must be seen as more than just a support role. You can add value in expected and unexpected ways – from becoming an expert at streamlining systems and processes to developing relationships with [.

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Over two-thirds of office landlords have no sustainability strategy

Workplace Insight

The vast majority of UK office landlords do not have a sustainability strategy in place despite evidence showing that it would increase the attractiveness of their properties to tenants, according to a new poll commissioned by infinitSpace in partnership with The Instant Group. The survey defined a strategy as several policies with an overall aim to reduce greenhouse emissions and/or promote environmentally friendly practices.

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Unveiling the Hidden Potentials of Remote Work Productivity

Allwork

A 2020 Stanford University study revealed that remote workers were 5% more productive than office-bound counterparts. By spring 2022, this figure rose to 9%. Companies offering remote work options can also save on cost-of-living expenses by hiring talent in more affordable regions, both domestically and internationally. Forward-thinking business leaders should seriously contemplate integrating remote work policies into their organizations.

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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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How to Plan a Working Vacation

Success

A working vacation may sound like an oxymoron, but taking meaningful time to recharge your batteries without going on a full digital detox is a more realistic and modern approach for many burnt-out professionals. You certainly don’t want to come back to a bursting inbox and stressful scenarios that completely wipe out the relaxation and peace of mind you just achieved, but taking a step back from work is important for your health and well-being.

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An Admin’s Cheat Sheet to Business Terminology

All Things Admin

When I first started working in the financial markets industry, I was introduced to a whole new vocabulary and set of acronyms. It was truly like learning another language. I supported three actuaries who were developing annuity and insurance products for banks. I proofread and edited a lot of policy documents in that position. I remember one word in particular that I had never heard of or used prior to that position.

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Around a quarter of jobs will shift over the next five years, WEF report claims

Workplace Insight

Almost a quarter of jobs are expected to switch in the next five years according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. Its Future of Jobs Report for 2023 suggests that employers anticipate 69 million new jobs to be created and 83 million eliminated among the 673 million jobs corresponding to the dataset, a net decrease of 14 million jobs, or 2 percent of current employment.

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How Coworking Spaces Can Leverage Blockchain to Enhance Their Services

Allwork

Integrating technology into coworking spaces further enhances productivity. While there are various tools for collaboration and communication, analytics and productivity, there is one tool that stands out in its potential to transform coworking spaces: blockchain technology. Both blockchain technology and coworking spaces are based on the principles of collaboration and decentralization.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Rewiring the Ancestral Parts of Your Brain with Dr. Rebecca Heiss

Success

Biologist Rebecca Heiss wasn’t always interested in stress management. It wasn’t until her sister-in-law was diagnosed with terminal cancer that Heiss reevaluated her life and realized that many of her choices were made out of fear. In one month, she quit her job, sold her house and divorced her husband. Since then, Heiss has leveraged the lessons she learned from that trying time in her life and turned them into Instinct, a book about helping people transform how they interact with stress.

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The Solution to the Struggles of Staffing a Nonprofit Organization

C-Suite Assistants

Anyone who runs a nonprofit organization knows that resources can be spread quite thin. Even in large nonprofit organizations, every dollar matters, and this often means that people at the top of the organization wear many hats. When it comes time to hiring for a new position, or replacing an employee who is leaving, this can mean staffing too quickly in order to just get the position filled.

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Firms missing the chances to implement hybrid working and adopt new technologies

Workplace Insight

The new Slack State of Work Report [registration] claims that companies are missing opportunities to unlock new levels of employee productivity with new technology, hybrid working, and talent development. The report, based on a global survey of more than 18,000 desk workers – including 2,000 in the UK, found only 23 percent of companies are investing in technology to improve productivity and efficiency (21 percent in the UK), and just 27 percent of companies are using AI tools to help do s

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Median CEO Pay Rose By 7.7% Last Year

Allwork

What’s going on: Research firm Equilar published a study on Wednesday that examined 100 CEOs who raked in the highest earnings amongst U.S. public companies earning a revenue of $1 billion or more, and whose financial disclosures were recorded as of the 31st of March. Despite a turbulent year marked by an 18% dip in the S&P 500 and an economic slowdown fueled by the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes, CEOs managed to come out on top with impressive pay gains.

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems. In this entertaining and interactive presentation, Chester Santos, "The International Man of Memory," will assist you in developing life-changing skills that will greatly enha