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Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2014 End-of-Year Survey. The survey attracted 308 responses. said it got worse.

The Job Interview—Morphed into Something Else

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freundquestions—even when answered well—are apparently [.].

Solopreneur Survey Results: 2013 Was a Good Year, Expectations Are Very High for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2013 End-of-Year Survey. The survey attracted 204 responses. Surveys

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Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

Dumb Little Man

With modern technology, being in the office isn't always a necessity for the interview process. Read more ».

How important is office culture?

Practically Perfect PA

Our lovely friends over at Career Moves recently conducted a survey to find out how important salary is when looking for a new role.

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Freelancers and the Rise of Multiple Income Sources

Small Business Labs

  As the article's title states, 87% of the surveyed freelancers reported having more than one source of income.

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Can your business measure up on customer service?

Service Untitled

Amazon.com, Kohl’s Costco, and Lowe’s scored the highest ratings. So what makes a company measure up on customer service?

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27% of Small Businesses Using Facebook

Small Business Labs

  You may wonder why this survey shows lower social media usage than other surveys?  small business sector. 

What Hiring Managers Think About During an Interview

On The Job

No matter how prepared you are, a job interview can be tough. Interviewers have to be prepared to see through the line of b.s.

The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

Small Business Labs

  We don't have historical survey data on this.      This data is collected only occasionally by the U.S.

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5 Reasons Millennials Want to Quit -- and How to Make Them Want to Stay

On The Job

A recent Gallup survey found that 28.9% of millennials (age 18 to 34) are disengaged. The reason?

2015 70

Survey Shows Younger Workers Most Comfortable Job Hunting While Employed

Office Dynamics

And, judging by a recent survey, many professionals are heeding this advice. MENLO PARK, Calif., Their responses: Very comfortable. 101%*.

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

workers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. ” Survey respondents cited the following five greatest benefits of job hopping. Women.

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How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

Almost an equal number of those surveyed (46 percent) said they would like to use their administrative skills to help in this area. Hiring.

Job Interviewing 101

On The Job

Now, while it’s true we try to put a positive spin on our skills and abilities in order to gain the attention of hiring managers, it’s also true that nothing will get you dumped faster from the interviewing process than lying. Tags: interviews resumes job candidates lying thank-you notes Did you do this?” He shook his head “no.”

How to Get the Best Employees to Stick Around

On The Job

A stay interview means that you sit down one-on-one (read more here Get ready to say good-bye to some of your best talent this year.

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The Institute for the Future's Profile of On-Demand Economy Workers

Small Business Labs

We used statistical clustering based on the results of a survey of about 4500 on-demand economy workers. 

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Contingent Labor Comprises 38% of Corporate Workforces

Small Business Labs

  The study is based on a survey and series of interviews with mostly HR and procurement professionals at large corporations. 

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer satisfaction surveys

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Customer satisfaction surveys Cheryl April 19, 2010 Behind the Scenes , Customer Satisfaction , Customer Service , Surveys 3 Comments I used to dabble in some online survey groups to gain experience in identifying customer satisfaction criteria.

Why People Work in Coffee Shops and Why This Means Coworking Will Continue to Grow

Small Business Labs

The results of their informal survey are not surprising - most everyone was doing some sort of job related work. The title is a bit misleading.

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Guest Post: Ritz-Carlton Customer Service Secrets

Service Untitled

The Gallup organization sends out a survey to 38 percent of guests that stayed the month before. It’s not robotic, it’s not scripted.

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Defining and Achieving Small Business Success

Small Business Labs

Few are motivated by or interested in want building a large business and even fewer are solely motivated by financial rewards. 

2016 64

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer satisfaction survey.

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Customer satisfaction survey reflective of weak economy Cheryl October 20, 2010 Customer Satisfaction No Comments Would you ever think there would be a customer satisfaction survey about soda preferences? “People who love Pepsi, love Pepsi.

For Freelancers, It's All About Networks

Small Business Labs

Upon reflection - and with the help of a few follow-up interviews - we realized this makes perfectly good sense.

Word of Mouth is How Freelancers Find Jobs

Small Business Labs

  In interviews, independent workers who invest in social media tell us they see social media as a tool for building their reputation and brand.

It's Time to Stop Mindless Collaboration

On The Job

It can also lead to more innovation, and provides greater oversight and transparency that can reduce unethical or illegal conduct by individuals.

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LinkedIn on the Power of Weak Ties - Implications for Coworking & Freelancers

Small Business Labs

In fact, weak tie impacts are likely even stronger due the Internet and social media. There are several reasons weak tie networks are so important.

2016 86

Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development is Important but Few Plan to Invest in Them

Office Dynamics

Survey: Few CFOs Plan to Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development for Their Teams. MENLO PARK, Calif., markets. Poor work ethic. 101%*. 101%*.

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Using On-Demand Economy Platforms to Start and Build Businesses

Small Business Labs

Unlike a traditional full or part-time job, it's easy to start (no interviewing, no bosses, no fix schedules, etc.)

2017 52

85% of Managers are Looking for This

On The Job

It''s all pretty basic stuff, but I think this survey shows that it''s something that concerns hiring managers.It Yeah, I know. Volunteer.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Interview with Doria Camaraza.

Service Untitled

To read this part of the interview, click “read more&# below. If you want to read part one of the interview, click here.

Self-Employed Happier With Lives Than Employees

Small Business Labs

  These findings are very much in alignment with the results of our work surveying and interviewing the self-employed.

2013 94

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Leaving

On The Job

In a new book, “The Stay Interview,” author Richard P. What you’re trying to do is the get the person to trust you, and it’s a process.”

2015 63

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Interview with Doria Camaraza.

Service Untitled

Click “read more&# to read the interview. This is the final part of the interview with Doria. What do we have? Answer: Yes, we do.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Interview with Doria Camaraza.

Service Untitled

In this part of the interview, we talk about how customer service ties in with the different types of American Express cards and how American Express approaches the important topics of empowerment and taking ownership of issues. To read this part of the interview, click “read more” below. I asked him, “What does that mean?”

Are You an Effective Job Search Networker?

Job Advice Blog

Based on a survey they conducted, Ivan R. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Individual Career Counseling interview preparation interview techniques Job Search Networking StrategiesLoads of people network during their job search, but very few are effective at such networking. Misner, Ph.D., and Don [.].

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Interview with Doria Camaraza.

Service Untitled

This was an interview I was excited a lot about because I’ve written about American Express a number of times and in pretty much any customer satisfaction or customer service ranking, American Express makes the list. This is a pretty lengthy interview, so I’ve divided it into four parts. Interview? Answer: It varies.

The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

We've interviewed dozens of people who haven't taken these courses and the vast majority report being highly satisfied. trends

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Are You Ready to Be a Predator?

On The Job

Four years. That’s how long your company has before it’s gobbled up. They understand how to use digital to create customer value. Digital dinosaurs.

2016 46

On-Call and Fixed Contract Work Becoming More Common

Small Business Labs

Our workforce surveys and interviews have shown a clear increase in the number of on-call workers over the past 5 years. In interviews they self-describe as independent workers who move from gig to gig. The New York Times article Working Anything But 9 to 5 covers the impact of erratic work schedules on low income parents.

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