10 questions to ask during your mid-year review

Practically Perfect PA

We are halfway through the year, and it is likely that at some point soon you will have a mid-year review with your manager. If you don’t have anything in the diary or your Executive hasn’t mentioned getting together for a review, I would highly recommend you do something about it.

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How to Select a Safe New Bingo Site in 2019

Dumb Little Man

Player Reviews. You can read player reviews and check their comments to gain a good user perspective on things. The post How to Select a Safe New Bingo Site in 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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The Lazy Nomads’ Top 3 Safety Tips for Travelers in 2019

Dumb Little Man

Read traveler reviews and ask the residents for information about incidences of crime, places to stay, and safe neighborhoods. The post The Lazy Nomads’ Top 3 Safety Tips for Travelers in 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Worldwide, 400,000 pickpocketing incidents occur daily.

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32 Million Americans Say They Will Start a Business in 2019. Most Won't.

Small Business Labs

According to a recent Job Creators Network Foundation survey , "Sixteen-percent of Americans say they are likely to start a new business in 2019." of Americans will start a small business in 2019 instead of 16%.

2019 217

Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

One personal detail I started to focus on was my career review, which I see as an extension of the career portfolio; not only reviewing my past year or two at my current position but looking back on my entire career. Maybe it’s time to review your career….

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How to Turn Negative Reviews Into Opportunities

Dumb Little Man

Negative reviews are part of doing business. Instead of worrying that you got such an undesirable review, you can use it to improve your business and work on a strategy to engage your customers once again. There are many ways to do that online, including the use of negative reviews.

2019 186

Growth plans for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The blog details Hallie’s objectives for 2019 and how she goes about putting together her growth plan for the year. Earlier this year I read a fantastic blog from Hallie Warner, chief of staff at Adam Hergenrother Companies on the who, what, when and how of growth plans.

2019 141

Why Neil Patel Thinks Your Business Needs More Customer Reviews

Small Business CEO

Do your customers post reviews of your company’s product line and overall service experience? Where are they publishing these reviews? What are you doing to proactively maximize the exposure that these reviews get? Marketing customer reviews Neil Patel

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Become a Lifelong Learner or Risk Your Future

On The Job

Information is quickly forgotten unless it is reviewed. Infosys President Ravi Kumar predicts that 75 million jobs "old" jobs will vanish by 2022, replaced by 135 million "new" jobs that will be created because of new technologies.

2019 182

10 Smart Things to Do in a New Job

On The Job

Review your calendar each day until you become familiar with weekly or daily meetings, know when you're supposed to be on conference calls, know when to file expense reports, etc. It's natural to be a bit nervous on your first day of a new job.

2019 219

Review of Gretchen Rubin’s new book

Clutter Coach

I’m excited to announce that I got to interview Gretchen Rubin for my podcast! I’ll be publishing that episode on March 14. Gretchen’s new book is called Outer Order, Inner Calm and it came out last Friday. The subtitle is “declutter and organize to make more room for happiness.” Right up my alley! In fact, a lot of the ideas in this book are ones I use with my clients and ones I put in my own book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized. Great minds think alike, right?

2019 100

What to Do When You’re Put on a Formal Performance Improvement Plan

Eat Your Career

Review the requirements for reasonableness. Once you receive your written PIP, review the requirements that have been stated for reasonableness. No one goes to work with the intention of performing poorly. Yet, it happens.

2019 148

Admin Tip: How to Get Your Boss to Give You More Control

Eat Your Career

Suggest a trial and review period. Instead, suggest a short trial and review period. April is Admin Appreciation Month, so today I’m sharing some tips specifically for all of you hardworking admins. As a proud, former executive assistant, I know how challenging your role can be.

2019 203

What is a Premium WordPress Theme & How to Choose One

Tips From T. Marie

This is another reason to find a theme shop that has been around a while and has good reviews for supporting their theme(s). It’s 2019, all themes should be responsive, especially one you pay for. In an earlier post , I recommended that when building your business website with WordPress that you opt for a premium theme over a free theme. Does that mean that any WordPress theme that you pay for is going to be a great choice for your website? Absolutely not.

2019 128

Branded Graphics Made Easy with RelayThat

Tips From T. Marie

Check out my review video to see what I discovered. Branded graphics. If you’re using social media, you’ve seen them, the images that you recognize right away as belonging to a certain business.

2019 151

When Working Hard is Not Enough: 18 Ways to Work Smart

Dumb Little Man

Review your situation regularly (#18) and look for ways to improve what you are doing. Review regularly. Do a regular review of what you have done in the past week and the corresponding results. Most of the things we do require hard work.

2019 283

8 Proven Tips To Study Smart And Remember More

Dumb Little Man

If you take down notes the right way while studying, that will be your best material to review. Reading a book is as simple as ABC and everyone can pick up a book to read. However, not everyone remembers what they study.

2019 285

Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

Dumb Little Man

But when social media causes a lack of personal skills in our up-and-coming workforce, increases teen depression rates, and replaces real human interaction, that’s when we’ve got to take a step back and review our priorities.

2019 281

15 Signs That Show Someone Is a Real, True Friend

Dumb Little Man

Even well-established relationships need reviewing once in a while. Friends are very important in our lives. If you have a true friend and find love in someone special, then you are one of the luckiest people in the world. Essentially, true friendship is an expression of a type of love.

2019 271

The Best Way to End a Job Interview

On The Job

The hiring manager is a busy person, so focus on the highlights and concisely review your strengths so she is left with a positive impression "Is there anything else you'd like to add?" This has always been the question I ask last in an interview, and it usually produces some great results.

2019 170

Do This One Thing to Ensure You Always Have a Job

On The Job

Build review periods into your learning so you do not forget. Information is quickly forgotten unless reviewed, and skills fall into decay unless practiced.

2019 141

How To Protect Yourself From Counterfeits

Dumb Little Man

Read reviews and look for red flags, and ask the seller questions if you are unsure. Source: Best Choice Reviews. Why do counterfeits matter? Just buying a knockoff purse doesn’t actually hurt anyone, right?

2019 244

How Using Live Video Can Boost Your Business Dramatically

Dumb Little Man

If you own a retail shop, you might want to stick to product reviews and collaborations with influencers. Are you using live video in your business? Do you know the benefits of live streaming?

2019 200

Professional Development Plan Basics: The Purpose and Benefits of a PDP

Eat Your Career

You can review and revise it over and over again throughout your career. This is the first article in a two-part series on the topic of Professional Development Plans. As a career coach, I spend a lot of time helping my clients create plans for professional growth.

2019 151

4 Things Employees Need From Any Boss

On The Job

Further, the survey finds that a quarter of all young workers doubt whether their contributions are valued -- and that should be another area of great concern according to researchers writing in the Harvard Business Review. What happens when a worker doesn't trust the boss?

2019 186

How Social Media Seriously Harms Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

Besides, you can get sorely disappointed and sad when your upload gets very few positive reviews after spending a lot of time perfecting it. Social media forms a major part in the lives of millions of people all over the world.

2019 263

The Future of Foldable Smartphones: The Good, The Bad, and The Worst

Dumb Little Man

In what was shocking news to Samsung, the much-hyped Galaxy Fold screen started breaking even before reviewers could take a close look at the smartphone.

2019 253

7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

The year is 2019 and it wasn’t a time in human history that would reward multitasking in a way that our current environment does: ringing phones, text messages, reminders, popups, social media, email?you Everybody wants to be successful, sexy, and productive.

2019 237

Giving and receiving feedback at work

Practically Perfect PA

Career Development Featured Performance Reviews admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal AssistantAt last week’s Future Assistant Conference, we had a brilliant session on how you can manage an awkward conversation.

2019 130

Fighting Back Against Back Pain

Dumb Little Man

Source: Online Mattress Review. Did you know that back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide? There are a lot of ways we can sustain a back injury in our everyday lives, from work life to home life. Once you have that type of injury, it is very difficult to recover from it.

2019 196

5 Essential Things To Check Before Taking A Road Trip

Dumb Little Man

If you want to give it a shot, you can get some fantastic reviews for electric pressure washers online. He currently covers consumer electronics in the PC Labs as the in-house home entertainment expert, reviewing TVs, media hubs, speakers, headphones, and gaming accessories.

2019 204

How To Decrease Bounce By 50% Utilizing Interactive Content

Dumb Little Man

However, for a movie review, no one would dig deep and would prefer reading on-point content which delivers meaning. What is the sole purpose of creating a website over the internet? Obviously, it is to gain traffic which converts.

2019 246

How To Fund Your Holiday of A Lifetime

Dumb Little Man

Review Your Finances. We all have a place in the world that we want to visit more than anywhere else. Usually, it’s a far-flung place, steeped in history and a culture that is the complete opposite to our own. The one problem though is funding it.

2019 254

Podcast 125: Process over results

Clutter Coach

iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ?. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? This is podcast 125 and it’s about focusing on process rather than results. Someone I met recently has decided finally to declutter and get organized and is fired up about it. The time has come! Let’s go! While I admire his enthusiasm, I cautioned him that his project might be a bit too ambitious. Maybe his reach exceeds his grasp.

2019 100

Startup SEO: 5 Tips to Get More Organic Traffic

Dumb Little Man

Using an audit tool to gain more information on the technical side of your site is a great way to review your SEO implementation. Review your website’s UX.

2019 256

12 Side Businesses You Can Earn Extra Money From

Dumb Little Man

There was a recent Oberlo review that highlighted how easy it was to pair their app with your Shopify e-commerce store to connect you to people who sell the products you’d like to feature in your store.

2019 220

The Most Important Tips For Dealing With Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

Review Your Actions. You may have thought that bullying was left behind back in your school, but you’d be surprised to know that bullying can still occur in the workplace. As you get older, the effects of bullying can lead to many health concerns , including physical and psychological effects.

2019 175

6 Things to Do Before a Product Launch

Dumb Little Man

Encourage, entice, and incentivize them to put their reviews of your products on their blogs, video, and social media channels. The best way to bring much-needed attention to your new product or service is by doing a product launch.

2019 196

How To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work Remotely

Dumb Little Man

Your recent performance reviews shine green and your boss regularly takes his hat off to your achievements. Example: My last performance reviews were positive and I feel I’m doing a pretty good job. You’re a 9-to-5 desk jockey chained to your cube.

2019 251

How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume

Dumb Little Man

It is no secret that average hiring authorities spend less than 10 seconds reviewing a resume. That means your main marketing document has very little time to prove to employers that you are the right fit for the job, especially if you are talking about 10-20 years of work experience.

2019 245

Things to Consider Before Starting a New Marketing Campaign

Dumb Little Man

When you have finished your campaign, keeps these things in mind during the review: Did your offer fulfill the needs of your target customers? Starting a marketing campaign from scratch can feel overwhelming.

2019 179

If You Are a Writer or an Editor, You Need This book

Business Writing

In an earlier post, I promised to review Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style "in a few days." That was more than three weeks ago. I've been savoring the book, making notes on every chapter.

2019 217

How to Deal with an Intimidating Boss

Eat Your Career

Even if you don’t get a glowing review, you’ll at least know where you stand. Let’s face it: Everyone has had an intimidating boss. After all, there’s a clear hierarchy in the relationship—bosses are inherently “superior” to employees. They have authority over you.

2019 148