What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

They are an online events business and we are helping them with their marketing so I have been learning about hybrid and online events. Developing business acumen takes time, it has to be achieved through learning and training and ultimately it has to be part of your ongoing development plan.

2013 264

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. I knew with my experience and overqualifications the interview committee would want to know why I would be willing to take a pay cut and less work responsibilities.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Learning is always a win-win for an employee & manager and progress is easily tracked. Serve as department liaison and attend or participate in company-wide committee meetings to stay up to date on new policies and announcements and report back to manager and department.

2018 186

How to Prove that You Are Worthy of a Raise

Dumb Little Man

Make a list of additional projects, committees, and responsibilities you can take on at work. Join a committee. How many new skills did they learn? Getting a raise is one of the quickest ways to improve upon your financial picture.

2011 277

How to Find Your Perfect Niche

The Solopreneur Life

This could be classmates, teammates, teachers, professors, roommates, colleagues, relatives, customers, members of nonprofit boards and committees, teammates, etc. Step 3: Listen and Learn. Each choice comes with costs. Examine three areas: Cost of entry.

2013 167

Blog Hopping Tour pulls into the Loosely Speaking depot

Loosely Speaking

Where do they hang out to learn or gather information? Additionally, the VA may choose to volunteer on various committees and participate in industry-related activities, again as an opportunity to showcase their expertise and overall commitment to their business development and growth.

2010 130

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

And youve been following all the best career advice and job search tips youve read, heard, learned, and developed. Can you bring in new business, improve operating efficiency, reduce costs, help build the strategy that will form the company’s future?

2009 141