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How Tech and Energy are Teaming Up

How Tech and Energy are Teaming Up

The teaming of energy and tech has been inevitable since the oil prices started experiencing a dip. A consistent low price for oil and its related products has significantly dented the projected earnings of big Oil Companies like Chevron and Exxon. The energy...

How to Plan for More Efficient Meetings

How to Plan for More Efficient Meetings

With the increasing number of meetings that people have to attend at work, it becomes essential for them to prepare for the meeting in advance. This will help them focus on what is important and save time from being lost. Here are four suggestions to make your...

Hiring Mistakes to Avoid for Improved Diversity

Hiring Mistakes to Avoid for Improved Diversity

Hiring mistakes can be costly for any business. The same is valid for hiring diverse talent. Yet, if you are a travel and tourism company, this should be an immediate concern as the industry has been criticized for its lack of diversity in leadership positions. Many...

The Importance of Soft Skills

The Importance of Soft Skills

In most cases, hard skills show off the experience and understanding of an individual. On the other hand, soft skills indicate working with others and growing within a company. Soft skills assist one in creating relationships and solving issues. Listing soft skills on...

How To Attract and Retain Top Talent

How To Attract and Retain Top Talent

In any given industry, companies scramble for the best talent in the market. Employees are also looking for much more than a salary when taking up new jobs, so companies have to innovate ways to attract talent continuously. Here are some areas one can look into while...

Making Your Business Website More User-Friendly

Making Your Business Website More User-Friendly

  The internet is already thoroughly entrenched in our society, making it challenging to do anything without going online. This requires every business to maintain a website that's useful and accessible to everyone. Improving the accessibility of your site will...

Garnering Positive Customer Reviews

Garnering Positive Customer Reviews

Consumers no longer trust marketing strategies a company may have; they prefer reviews from fellow consumers. Good customer reviews market a business better by banking on trust. Companies are selling products more online; hence, customers' reviews directly impact...

Buying an Existing Business (in the UK)

Buying an Existing Business (in the UK)

Buying an established business saves an investor the hassle of starting from scratch; thus, they invest time in finding a suitable one. There are several challenges associated with buying an already existing business. Though they are established, they tend to be...

Using the 80/20 Rule in Business

Using the 80/20 Rule in Business

80% of an organizations' profit is generated by 20% of its consumers; this is the rule definition. Vilfredo Pareto, who was an Italian economist, introduced the rule in 1906. The article will analyze how the rule is applied. Know The Best Consumers An organization...

What Insurance Does My Small Business Need?

What Insurance Does My Small Business Need?

Insurance is an essential investment for small businesses. A plethora of insurance types exist, so it may seem complicated to figure out what a business needs and if it's worth the costs. Despite the challenges, certain insurances can be a major benefit in the...