The Industry Snapshot 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Our mission is to promote the role of the Assistant as a profession and to bring a much higher level of quality and genuine understanding to the support recruitment market. The post The Industry Snapshot 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. A huge thank you to everyone that took the time to complete this years Industry Snapshot and Practically Perfect PA survey. We had just over 500 responses, which is a huge increase from last year’s results.

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How To Get a Promotion Without Working Yourself To The Bone

Dumb Little Man

But many of today’s hardest-working, most frustrated employees can put their failure to get promoted down to one of two simple causes: They’re doing such a good job where they are, that management doesn’t want to move them. In fact, Coleman reckons that Performance only accounts for 10% of what gets you promoted. If you want to be considered worthy of promotion, you need to maintain an Image that is suitable not for your current role, but for the job you’re trying to get.

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Avoid These 5 Habits at Workplace To Get A Promotion

Dumb Little Man

Well who hates promotion? The post Avoid These 5 Habits at Workplace To Get A Promotion appeared first on Dumb Little Man. People do presume in workplaces. They do snap judgments about their co-workers. If they notice one bad habit they’ll label you as misfit. A single bad habit may not affect your career instantly but will mark a bad impact on your workplace and surrounding. Increased income, more allowances, more responsibility.

2016 159

The 10 Best Books I Read In 2016

Productivityist

Now I’d like to share with you the 10 best books I read in 2016. What books did you read in 2016? By the way, Blinkist is offering a great promotion for the holiday season. The post The 10 Best Books I Read In 2016 appeared first on Productivityist. Books Inspiration 2016 action books creativity habits inspirationFull disclosure: The links to the books mentioned in this post are Amazon affiliate links.

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Business Promotion video demo

Andrea Kalli

Business Promotion video demo – change color background. Need to promote your business, product, service, or solution? The post Business Promotion video demo appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. With or without a voiceover, this 1 minute and 20 second video will do what you need to get the word out. Not loving the yellow? No problem. The background can be any color you want to fit your brand.

The Industry Snapshot 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Your feedback is always welcome, but this year it will be particularly helpful as I am working on lots of new projects for the rest of 2016 and into 2017. Our mission is to promote the role of the Assistant as a profession and to bring a much higher level of quality and genuine understanding to the support recruitment market. The post The Industry Snapshot 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. It’s that time of year again!

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Join the Freelance Writing Course – 2016 Edition

Daily Writing Tips

Today we are opening the doors to the 2016 edition ( click here to get all the details and join ). You need to know how to promote it and how to reach the right people online. Every single week we receive an email from someone asking when the next Freelance Writing Course will be offered, as we only run it once or twice a year. If you are one of those, wait no more! People love the course because it allows you to create a new or second income source.

2016 60

5 Ideas to Promote Your New Business

Small Business CEO

Promoting a business is like trying to become healthy. These five points will help you think of new ways to promote your business. Online promotion. But just having a website isn’t where online promotion stops.… … Marketing business networking business promotionA yearly visit to the doctor won’t make you fit, but a daily exercise routine will. The same is true for your company.

Animated video scenes for a client promoting their technology product

Andrea Kalli

By combining the custom animated jeep scenes with some explainer style scenes, it brought just the right amount of animation and simplicity that the client wanted to promote their new technology product. The post Animated video scenes for a client promoting their technology product appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant.

2016 109

How Promotional Products Can Help Your Business

Small Business CEO

When it comes to promoting your business you can only do so many things online. Having some promotional items for your business can make a huge difference in sales and in the amount of people that recognize your business name. … Marketing promotional items promotional products swagPlus, your words can only say so much when you are telling people about your business.

Business Spotlight: How Cox Enterprises Successfully Promotes Sustainable Employee Behavior

Eco-Office Gals

Cox Conserves and You is an employee engagement platform that promotes sustainable actions and behaviors. Our 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report outlines our achievements as they relate to the environment, giving and people. The post Business Spotlight: How Cox Enterprises Successfully Promotes Sustainable Employee Behavior appeared first on Eco-Office Gals. At Cox Enterprises , conservation is more than a corporate priority.

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Lessons in Marketing: How to Use Promotional Items to your Advantage

Small Business CEO

Every business should incorporate promotional products as a part of their marketing campaign. When implemented well, promotional items can generate a stream of leads and referrals; as well as increasing the brand awareness for the business. Many promotional items are typically used by business owners at trade shows and are given to family, friends and neighbouring businesses to create awareness. Use the following tips from Melbourne’s Promotional Product Experts.

My Three Words for 2016

Productivityist

2016 is no different. Now here are My Three Words for 2016…. And the only way to do this effectively is to promote harmony in my life. Ultimately, I’m proud of the words I’ve chosen for My Three Words for 2016. The post My Three Words for 2016 appeared first on Productivityist. Over the past few years, I quit making New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I’ve taken to choosing three words as guiding principles for my year. (A

2016 63

6 Surprising Remedies That Reverse Hair Loss And Regrow Hair

Dumb Little Man

As well as helping to promote the transportation (and excretion) of fatty acids within the system, carnitine also helps to promote a constant energy supply to all aspects of the body’s internal functions. You could almost see carnitine as a stimulant; it promotes the growth of hair on the scalp due to the “kick start” it gives the cells in the area, thus sending their production of human hair into overdrive. Hair loss is something that could potentially affect us all.

2016 213

5 Easy Healthy Habits You Can Start Straight Away

Dumb Little Man

It seems quite logical that if the human body is approximately 70% water, keeping well hydrated will promote optimal functioning. Maintaining and promoting a healthy lifestyle does not have to be difficult. Exercising and making dietary changes are often two sure-fire ways to improve our health. Unfortunately, it is truly much easier said than done. Making lasting health changes to our lifestyles is no easy feat.

2016 217

8 Top Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Dumb Little Man

The more precise you are in understanding who your audience is, the more effective you will be at promoting your business and generating leads. Good old fashioned face to face promotion can never be underestimated. For one, you can reach out to your colleagues to promote your business. You’ve launched your business and now you need to tell people about it. Although that sounds fairly easy, the truth is that it really isn’t.

2016 219

How Millennials Measure Success At Work

Dumb Little Man

For millennials, their job is not just about getting promoted or achieving a higher rank, but rather the journey and the lessons they learn along the way. If you are responsible for managing a team of millennials at work, make sure you promote collaborative work and recognize team members whenever they reach new goals or come up with fantastic ideas.

2016 216

10 Essential Vitamins for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

It’s also great in promoting red blood cell formation while supporting healthy liver, skin, hair and eyes. Vitamin D regulates calcium absorption and promotes bone health. It promotes healthy teeth and heart, too. Frequent travels can take a toll on the body. Regardless of whether you are traveling first class or economy class, your body gets exposed to a lot of factors that can greatly weaken your immune system. One of these factors is food.

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5 Things You’ll Love About Being A Men’s Hair Donor

Dumb Little Man

Many white collar industries won’t hire men with long hair, and the ones that do hire usually have a hard time getting promoted. Chances are you’ve never been a hair donor. You’ve probably never even considered it. But, it’s understandable. There are many reasons why more men aren’t hair donors. However, becoming a men’s hair donor means that you are a risk-taker who is willing to commit to a great cause that help someone in need.

2016 213

3 Management Books Every Upcoming Entrepreneur Must Read

Dumb Little Man

They are creating e-books as a part of their content marketing and indirect business promotions. This book can help your businesses in terms of promotion, lead generation, sales and much more. Some books can linger in your memory for a long time. There are books that can shake you from within while others can make you a better human being. The books in this list did all those things to me. Through them, I felt I became a better decision maker and communicator.

2016 216

12 Simple Ways To Make Your Work Life Easier

Dumb Little Man

For example, a professional writing service can be hired to deliver business letters and proposals while advertising agencies can be used for promotion purposes. For many people, work is a miserable experience because it involves doing many difficult and even boring things that become routine with time.

2016 214

Why Is Turmeric The Best For Kidney Health?

Dumb Little Man

Turmeric promotes heart health. Did you know that turmeric is amazing for kidney health? One of the most challenging failures when it comes to the body is kidney failure and this explains why you come with two. The kidneys are your body’s garbage disposal unit. Having two kidneys allows your body to have a more rapid turnover of fluids. This means that there is a greater clearance of chemicals in the body.

2016 209

6 Surprising Remedies That Reverse Hair Loss And Regrow Hair

Dumb Little Man

As well as helping to promote the transportation (and excretion) of fatty acids within the system, carnitine also helps to promote a constant energy supply to all aspects of the body’s internal functions. You could almost see carnitine as a stimulant; it promotes the growth of hair on the scalp due to the “kick start” it gives the cells in the area, thus sending their production of human hair into overdrive. Hair loss is something that could potentially affect us all.

2016 196

How To Be Extraordinary In Any Walk Of Life

Dumb Little Man

They don’t pretend and they’re prepared to promote themselves hard. We all want to be extraordinary. Sadly, most of us struggle to believe it’s even possible. We stare at those singers, athletes and entertainers on TV and see them as people we can never be. We think they’re cut from a different cloth. The truth, however, is that knowing how to be extraordinary is only a part of the equation. To be one, you must work hard to have that strong will power to stand above the rest.

2016 216

Cuisines of the World: Best Choice for Gluten-Free Eaters

Dumb Little Man

North Italian-styled restaurants, especially the ones promoting Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Piedmont, use polenta as a side dish and Arborio rice in risottos. Exploring other countries can be difficult, especially if you’re on a gluten-free diet. This, however, shouldn’t stop you from going out and experiencing the world. One of the best things you can do is to find a gluten free cuisine in each country you’re planning on visiting.

2016 211

6 Simple Steps To Reduce Business Risk

Dumb Little Man

Before the launch of your business, try to utilize social media for promotion. Putting up your own business needs a lot of planning, particularly when it comes to strategies. Aside from having a reliable source of capital and an interesting product, you also need to know the basics of reducing business risk. If you are a young entrepreneur who is yet to start a business, here are 6 things you can do to minimize the risk of business failure. Identify the potential problem.

2016 208

5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Naturopathic Physicians

Dumb Little Man

They promote non-invasive treatments. If you’ve never seen naturopathic physicians before, you’ll likely feel overwhelmed and even intimidated by the experience. They offer a different kind of treatment approach compared to what you’ve been used to. They can even let you see your health and its importance in a different light. However, although they treat their patients in a different way, it doesn’t mean that they are less effective.

2016 192

Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Apparently, being loyal to one company doesn’t necessarily pay off (both in terms of salary and promotion) and moving from one role to another in pretty quick succession is becoming less frowned upon. Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. There, I’ve admitted it. I’ve spent many years cleverly covering up the fact that I spent most of my career hopping from one job to another in an effort to climb the career ladder.

2016 176

Why Is Turmeric The Best For Kidney Health?

Dumb Little Man

Turmeric promotes heart health. Did you know that turmeric is amazing for kidney health? One of the most challenging failures when it comes to the body is kidney failure and this explains why you come with two. The kidneys are your body’s garbage disposal unit. Having two kidneys allows your body to have a more rapid turnover of fluids. This means that there is a greater clearance of chemicals in the body.

2016 169

5 SEO Instruments to Make your Promotion Easier

Small Business CEO

Here are 5 SEO instruments to make your promotion easier without struggling or spending a lot.… SEO is an inbound technique in marketing that involves smart linking, keyword strength, and other methods so as to optimize a website to rank high on search engine. The main goal is to ensure potential clients who search for certain products and services find your business first. In the modern day world, most businesses have known that Search Engine Optimization is of benefit to them.

2016 53

Inside Ness – the Network for Essex Support Staff

Practically Perfect PA

How did you promote the network? As someone born and bred in Essex I am so pleased that we have a network connecting PAs in the area. Here are all the details from the founders, Karen and Julia… . Firstly, can I have a little background about you…. What is your career background? .

How to Ensure Growth in Small Business

Dumb Little Man

Think of new ways you can promote your business through e-mails and you’ll start seeing an increase in clients! Smaller businesses have a slightly more difficult path to success than others. To achieve success as a small business, you’ll need to do everything you can to ensure its growth. Various steps need to be taken, but there are also some tips and tricks that you can use to give yourself an edge.

2016 157

5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Naturopathic Physicians

Dumb Little Man

They promote non-invasive treatments. If you’ve never seen naturopathic physicians before, you’ll likely feel overwhelmed and even intimidated by the experience. They offer a different kind of treatment approach compared to what you’ve been used to. They can even let you see your health and its importance in a different light. However, although they treat their patients in a different way, it doesn’t mean that they are less effective.

2016 159

5 Office Design Hacks That Will Increase Employee’s Productivity

Dumb Little Man

One of the major challenges faced by corporations nowadays is developing an office layout that promotes employees’ mental and physical health, as well as motivating them towards greater productivity. Developing such an effective office layout should be done by management and office administration at various levels. A good company knows that workers are humans and not robots. Extra effort is needed to keep them satisfied and happy at work.

2016 158

5 Smart Ways to Boost Brand Awareness

Dumb Little Man

Hire Promotional Models. Hiring promotional models has been used for years to increase the brand recognition and appeal of a product. Young, male customers will especially be more attracted to products associated with promotional models because they will subconsciously feel that they will be more likely to date such models themselves if they also use the same products. One of the greatest challenges of having a brand is getting customers to even know that your company exists.

2016 152

3 ways that celebrating your half birthday will jumpstart your productivity

Dumb Little Man

We pass our mental deadlines for earning promotions, starting families, or buying houses, and we start to feel ashamed that the numbers attached to our birth certificates don’t match the numbers attached to our dreams. As we get older, we start to avoid birthday celebrations like tax day. What were once excuses to eat cake are now reminders that we’re running out of time to complete our goals.

2016 157

4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

See Also: The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men 2016. Create 6 to 10 different service offers, start promoting them in 1 to 3 different platforms and find where you gain the most results. Do you want to know our secret on ways to travel the world for FREE ? If you are a traveler, you certainly know that traveling can be far too expensive. The good news is that there are ways out there to travel cheaper and longer. You may even end up traveling for free!

2016 159

9 Ways to Tackle Low Self-Esteem with a Positive Attitude

Dumb Little Man

You think your colleague who got promoted because of her hard work has everything you don’t. Instead, focus on things which will make you better and thus help you be promoted too! Life creates various circumstances which either become an achievement for us or a learning. Learning, because setbacks would be too harsh a word to define the results of our mistakes. “A A story is how we construct our experiences.”. Doris Lessing .

A day in the life: Matthew Want, PA, Marcham Publishing

Practically Perfect PA

For any of us that have heard Lucy speak, we will know that Matthew is the person that keeps the wheels rolling at Executive Secretary Magazine while Lucy travels around the world promoting the industry. Matthew is the PA to Lucy Brazier, the CEO of Marcham Publishing which produces the amazing Executive Secretary Magazine.

2016 157

Case Study: 747 New Subscribers in 30 Days

Office Organization Success

The other partners all promote the event to their individual lists and point their social media and other networks to the event page. Create the promotional materials for you and your partners to promote the event. Track the promotional activity of your partners (everyone needs to do their part in order to make it a win-win). c) 2016 Tracey Lawton Training & Consulting LLC. … Over a 30-day period I was able to add 747 new subscribers to my list.

2016 166

7 Poker Skills You Can Use in Real Life

Dumb Little Man

For example, what are the odds of you achieving a promotion you want to apply for? Poker is an activity that can teach you useful new abilities and skills. It won’t turn you into a superhero, but it can provide you with sharpened skills that can be helpful in the face of ‘dangerous and risky situations’. Mastering the concept of odds and expected value is crucial to success at poker.

2016 157

5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a programmer, for example, you may boast about your PHP skills to one employer while promoting your JAVA experience to another employer. Are you still using outdated resume writing tips ? The world has changed a lot since the Internet came out with resume writing tips. Recruiters are now spending less time reading resumes – and unnecessary information may lead to your resume being put into the bottom of the pile.

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A day in the life: Laura O’Malley, Team Lead and Executive PA, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Practically Perfect PA

My recent promotion was a highlight for me and it was lovely to have the support of my team to go from a colleague to the Team Leader. What are the main aspects of your role? I provide PA support to the Director and Deputy Director of Operations and the Director of HR. I am also the Team Lead for the Corporate PA Team, so I coordinate the teams work, ensure cover is arranged for annual leave, sickness etc. and line manage the two administrators and our reception staff.

2016 159