Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. The holidays give us the perfect time to do a little something for our clients. Of course this decision leads to the question; What should I give my clients as a holiday gift?

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How to Pick Best Villa Holidays for Families

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how you can ensure the best villa holidays for families no matter where you choose to vacation. No matter if you prefer to find a place inside a city or one that’s a bit more remote, you will want to keep your family safe and happy while on holiday. If you’re hoping for a beachfront villa, it will be a major disappointment to arrive at your holiday house to find your villa’s views obstructed by hotels. Holiday How To Travel

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The True Staycation: How to Holiday in your Home Town

Dumb Little Man

With the fluctuating currency market and uncertain climate, more holidaymakers are choosing to ‘staycation’ – taking a holiday in their home country. But how about taking your staycation one step further and actually taking a holiday in your home town? Of course you might be able to enjoy your staycation from your own home but a hotel gives you a week of freedom from making your bed, cleaning and completing household chores – the stuff we take for granted on holiday.

3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012

Eco-Office Gals

However, more and more eco-hotels are offering attractive, all inclusive holidays. The Xpu Ha Palace boasts a Mexican-Italian restaurant, a grill snack bar, and three bars. Post from: Eco-Office Gals 3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012.

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When You Work on a Holiday, You Deserve Another Holiday!

Virtual Moxie

At its core, the discussions don’t seem to me to be as much about whether or not they should be open, but about the notion that people deserve to have the holiday. So I also don’t feel badly for people who take the jobs knowing that, sooner or later, holiday work will be a reality.

How to Find a Holiday Job with Long-Term Potential

Office Dynamics

It’s fairly common for holiday job seekers to try to turn their seasonal positions into long-term and even permanent work. If you are looking to turn a holiday job into a long-term position, you may want to avoid traditional retailers like Walmart and Target.

Planning the Perfect Holiday Party: Guest Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of year in the office. The big holiday party gives coworkers a chance to see another side of their office mates, it's a great bonding experience, and you get to meet everyone's significant other. Here are a few tips on how to plan the perfect holiday party to ensure everything runs smoothly, the budget is met, and everyone has a great time.

Administrative/Clerical: Tips for the Office Holiday Party

Office Dynamics

The office holiday party is a hallowed institution with a rich and storied history. The office holiday party of the 1950s and ''60s is today the stuff of legend. The first thing to think about in an office holiday party is the venue.

Qualities of a Great Restaurant CEO And Why This Industry Is Different

Small Business CEO

However, being a restaurant CEO is a little more specific than other executive management positions in other companies. Being a great restaurant CEO takes specific skills along with dedication. Top 5 Qualities Needed in a Restaurant CEO. Are you a restaurant CEO?

Get Organized: Painless Holiday Shopping and Gifting

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, December 9, 2010 Get Organized: Painless Holiday Shopping and Gifting Have you ever been at a loss as to what gift to buy someone? possible gift ideas all year-round: Personalized Holiday Gift Ideas.

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The Romantically Challenged Guy’s Guide to a Successful Valentine’s Day

Dumb Little Man

Even men with the best of intentions need a little help sometimes with this love holiday. This foolproof list will help guide you through this tricky holiday so you don’t end up screwing it up. See Also: Tips In Choosing A Restaurant For A Romantic Date .

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Korean Valentine’s Year: 12 Romantic Celebrations Every 14th of the Month

Dumb Little Man

Couples go to the cafe and restaurants and spend quality time with each other. Happiness Holiday RelationshipsFebruary 14 is a day for all lovers all across the globe. However, in Korea, the 14th of each month is very important for couples and lovers.

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Old Dubai to New Dubai: A View

Dumb Little Man

The jajority of restored buildings are converted to galleries, souks, museums and restaurants. It has a world class spa and multi-cuisine restaurant. Holiday TravelIn the past few years — let’s say over 20 years — UAE has been transformed from Night to Day especially Dubai.

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The Perfect Gift for Everyone in Your Office

Office Dynamics

Every year, managers and human resources professionals like you struggle with the same issue: what to give their employees for the holidays. Happy cheerful colleagues celebrating christmas party in office smiling giving presents.

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Green Gift Giving: Green Glass Company

Eco-Office Gals

Through a partnership with Cave B winery, these tumblers are created from reclaimed Bordeaux bottles collected from the organic restaurant, B&B and tasting room on the Cave B estate. How about giving (or receiving) something from The Green Glass Company this holiday season?

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Christmas Party Planning Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Use this online party planning guide to get some quick tips and ideas to simplify your holiday routine and plan festive Christmas celebrations and parties for adults. Try to give people no less than three weeks’ notice—remember, holiday schedules fill up fast. Image via Wikipedia.

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Guest services and planning needed to create a ‘Wow’ experience in buffet style holiday feast

Service Untitled

Buffets traditionally save on labor costs and provide an excellent venue to showcase a restaurant’s best food and service. Possibly Related Posts: Has the holiday shopping season started off with quality customer service?

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Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

For many years I have consulted the guide for restaurant and venue ideas, it has always been my first port of call when managers have asked me to book restaurants for them. For most assistants working in the UK the Square Meal website and guide is a well-loved and trusted resource.

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Squaremeal Venues + Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

For many years I have consulted the guide for restaurant and venue ideas, it has always been my first port of call when managers have asked me to book restaurants for them. For most assistants working in the UK the Squaremeal website and guide is a well-loved and trusted resource.

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Email Marketing Tips For A Valentine’s Day Sales Boost

Small Business CEO

Most people are still paying off their bills from the Christmas holiday season, so make sure the offer is affordable and is compelling enough to encourage them to act. Tags: Marketing email marketing holiday sales newsletter valentines day

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3 Ways the Office Party Can Help Your Career

On The Job

Whether it's an office potluck or a nice dinner at a fancy restaurant, most workplaces have some type of holiday gathering. Still, I'm not saying you shouldn't have a good time, and getting into the spirit of the holidays can actually help your career.

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Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a frequent traveler for business or you’re lucky enough to take regular holidays, then you’ve probably had your fair share of travel nightmares.

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Who am I?

Practically Perfect PA

Happily, I was one of the first people he called when he got engaged to his girlfriend on holiday, and helping them plan their wedding felt like the perfect natural end to my job with him. I helped her choose outfits for big nights and select and then book restaurants for cosy dinner dates.

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PA in Malta

Practically Perfect PA

Also I’m wearing opaque 50 denier tights, a scarf and a rather sour expression which can only mean one thing… It’s my first day back at work following a week’s holiday and I’m cold! Oh and I’m also going to book my next holiday asap!

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Marketing Tips For Mother’s Day

Dumb Little Man

Mother’s Day is the busiest day for restaurants in the USA. An emotional holiday like Mother’s Day is the best opportunity to bundle your different products in one package.

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PA in Malta

Practically Perfect PA

Also I’m wearing opaque 50 denier tights, a scarf and a rather sour expression which can only mean one thing… It’s my first day back at work following a week’s holiday and I’m cold! Oh and I’m also going to book my next holiday asap!

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Who am I?

Practically Perfect PA

Happily, I was one of the first people he called when he got engaged to his girlfriend on holiday, and helping them plan their wedding felt like the perfect natural end to my job with him. I helped her choose outfits for big nights and select and then book restaurants for cosy dinner dates.

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Shall we try something new…

Practically Perfect PA

Half a day or just a few hours can vary from; a purpose built meeting space to a simple restaurant or cornered off bar area. Holiday Inn. Every time an out of office meeting is required, I usually turn to my tried and tested hotel and conference directory.

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A day in the life: Lorna Cowan, Visit Belfast

Practically Perfect PA

I recently visited Belfast on holiday and I can confirm that tourism is booming which can only mean that Lorna is one busy PA! . One of the great benefits of running Practically Perfect PA is the chance to meet some extraordinary assistants either face to face or through social media.

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What Can Employers Do For Employee Appreciation Day?

Dumb Little Man

You can simply call your local restaurants and get delicious food delivered. Not only will this feel like a fun holiday for your staff, but it also builds essential skills for your employees such as team work, making it a win-win situation for your company. Your company is full of assets, I know. But there is one asset in particular that puts the soul into your business and without it you would be overrun and, almost certainly destined to fail.

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Secretary in the city

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I was having a fabulous holiday in New York to celebrate my Mum’s 60th birthday. We really fancied a full on American dining experience for dinner so we picked a restaurant on the Upper East Side called Brother Jimmy’s BBQ.

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17 Easy Positive Changes You Can Make In Your Life Right Now

Dumb Little Man

Seeing your high school buddy’s “perfect” holiday, kids or home isn’t going to boost your self-esteem. Make it simple and achievable, like dining at a particular restaurant or trying out a new recipe. There are many positive actions and habits we know we should do, like working out, eating healthily and not spending beyond our means. We know the big things that will make our lives better, but the fact that they’re big tasks means they can feel daunting or overwhelming.

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All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

Practically Perfect PA

There’s also something particularly poignant about sitting down to a table set for one in an unfamiliar restaurant amid the sound of strange accents and clinking glasses. When you’re one half of a couple, frequent business travel can take its toll on your relationship.

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What a Girl Scout Taught Me About Hustle

Dumb Little Man

Not Christmas, Easter or some other holiday, but Girl Scout cookie time! While standing in line at the store, or at a restaurant, take time to boldly share what you’re passionate about. The season is once again among us. It’s a time for making request and delivering goodies.

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Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Not being aware of them can cause some serious problems during the holidays. If you are a married woman in La Paz, Bolivia, you may drink only one glass of wine in a bar or restaurant. Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws ?

10 Tips To Choosing The Best Gifts For Friends Who Have Everything

Dumb Little Man

You can purchase these items when the holidays come around and give them to your impossible-to-buy-for friends and family. Maybe throw in a gift certificate to their favorite restaurant so they can have dinner and a show. We all have that one friend that seems to have everything. You love them, but buying them gifts can be a frustrating experience, and no one wants to just hand over money because that’s not a fun gift.

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48 Writing Prompts for Middle School Kids

Daily Writing Tips

Imagine inventing a new holiday or celebration. What would people do during that holiday? An argument breaks out at a restaurant, where one person is clearly in the wrong. How does your family celebrate Christmas (or any other holiday of your choice)?

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Living The BIG Life Principles

Office Dynamics

Or they choose to pay attention to their kids while dining at a restaurant rather than being on their phones. All of us at Office Dynamics wish you the happiest of holidays and a wonderful New Year!

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Deconstructing the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Every holiday indulgence remains with me still. Last month at my favorite restaurant I saw on the menu (but didn’t order!) “De-constructed Deconstructing the Administrative Profession. By Nancy Fraze for Joan Burge. It’s January and oh, my body knows it! So my resolution is to get into shape. While researching online, I discovered Zumba, an exercise that’s actually a “dance fitness” program. It’s getting rave reviews and providing consistent results.

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Calendar Clarity

Laughing all the Way to Work

For instance: Subject: Patricia, Adele and Rita meeting to discuss Christmas Party Location: Large Boardroom, 5th Floor If it is a lunch meeting I enter the restaurant name, street address and whether a reservation was made. I also like to turn on the stat holiday alerts in Outlook so you will see all the stat holidays in a calendar year. To add holidays, go under Tools, Options, choose Calendar Options and in the middle you will see Add Holidays.

Deconstructing the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Every holiday indulgence remains with me still. Last month at my favorite restaurant I saw on the menu (but didn’t order!) “De-constructed Deconstructing the Administrative Profession. By Nancy Fraze for Joan Burge. It’s January and oh, my body knows it! So my resolution is to get into shape. While researching online, I discovered Zumba, an exercise that’s actually a “dance fitness” program. It’s getting rave reviews and providing consistent results.

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Creativity Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

It can be as simple as going to a new restaurant for supper, but more likely to be as terrifying as taking up sky-diving. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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The golden rules of customer loyalty

Service Untitled

Studies have shown that retail and restaurant customers will spend 40% more if the service provided is outstanding, so everyday we as business owners, should try to do better. Especially useful now during the holiday shopping season when customers are plentiful, plan something special for after the holidays when business slows.

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