Smash your mid year review

Practically Perfect PA

With September being half way through the financial year for organisations it is most likely that at some point soon you will have a mid-year review with your manager. Mid year reviews are an important element of your career development. How to conduct a mid year review .

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Book Review: The Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Book Reviews gig economyThe holidays were quite hectic this year. But we were able to carve out some time and read  The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want.   And we're glad we did.

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Mid year reviews

Practically Perfect PA

I’m afraid mid-year review season is back in town or otherwise know as the time when you have to dust off your objectives from the start of the year and have a look at how you have been getting on for the last 6 months. So here are my 6 top tips for your mid-year review.

2014 83

Review – Casual.PM

Productivityist

The post Review – Casual.PM General Reviews Casual.PM Project Management tools can be unwieldy beasts, that’s for sure. In some ways, this can be understandable. I mean, managing a project is supposed to be complicated, isn’t it?

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Book Review: Baby Bust

Small Business Labs

  Book Reviews Demographics Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family is a short (88 pages), easy read. But it fully covers a very important topic - declining birth rates  - and the growing numbers of young adults choosing not to have children.

2014 60

Yelp Ratings and Review: You Are in Control

Small Business CEO

Consider these facts: 98% of Yelpers have made a purchase from a business they found on Yelp, 89% of consumers make a purchase within a week of visiting reviews sites and 29% will visit a business within a day. … Management business reviews yelp ratings yelp review

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Book Review: The Sharing Economy by Arun Sundararajan

Small Business Labs

Key quote from what is overall a very positive review of the book on the International Monetary Fund's site : Sundararajan advocates giving regulatory responsibility to the peer-to-peer marketplace and allowing new self-regulatory organizations to fill the gap.

2016 55

2014 In Review

Brilliantly Better

Since I started to blog, at the end of each year, I stop for a while to look back and review. Was this a good … The post 2014 In Review appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development 2014 review

2014 28

A review of Assist Travel 2015

Practically Perfect PA

The post A review of Assist Travel 2015 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We held our first Assist Travel conference and exhibition on Friday 25th September at the Hilton Bankside and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed the day. I hope those that came along enjoyed it too.

2015 71

App Review: Reflect

Productivityist

Reflect lets you review your Evernote notes on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. There are book reviews, podcast notes, articles, and long quotes from interviews, stand-up, and more. Reflect is a web-based review system. Apps app Evernote reflect review

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Punctuation Review #3: En Dashes

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review Dashes are not the same as hyphens. An en dash is wider than a hyphen, and an em dash is wider than an en dash: hyphen: – en dash: –. em dash: —. The terms en dash and em dash originated in the days when text to be printed was set in type by hand.

2015 37

Software Review: LifeTopix

Simple Productivity Blog

Disclosure: LightArrow, the author of the software, provided me with a free copy of the software to enable me to write this review. Review Software

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3 Ways User Reviews Can Impact a Small Business’ Local SEO

Small Business CEO

Some 88% of online users read reviews to determine the quality of a local business. … Marketing local seo user reviews

2016 37

Punctuation Review #6: The Despised Semicolon

Daily Writing Tips

Usage ReviewA friend whose novel is in the works for publication has been told by her editor that “publishers hate semicolons.”. Wondering if this were a common attitude, I did a little exploring.

2015 37

Book Review: Work Women Want

The Small Business Blog

She found that she was often asked by mothers she met about how they could start working… Read the full article here: Book Review: Work Women Want on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Book Review book review Business Books women work women want

2013 28

Practically Perfect PA readers review of the Brother P-touch PT-D600VP

Practically Perfect PA

Review Ranking. The post Practically Perfect PA readers review of the Brother P-touch PT-D600VP appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We recently teamed up with technology specialists, Brother, to give you a chance to win one of their office labelling machines.

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Verb Review #10: Forming Questions

Daily Writing Tips

Usage ReviewQuestions do not follow usual subject-verb order. In questions that contain only one verb, the verb precedes the subject: Are you my friend? Have you any wool? In questions that contain two verb forms, the subject is sandwiched between them: Can you help me? Is he going with us?

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Punctuation Review #4: Hyphenating with Prefixes

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review One function of the hyphen is to prevent misreading.

2015 32

Grammar Review #2: Parallelism

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review When two or more things are parallel, they have a similar function, role or structure. In grammar, “parallel structure” refers to the balanced construction of a sentence.

2015 21

Punctuation Review #3: Introducing Quotations

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review

2015 27

Book Review: The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

I'm more than a bit behind on my book reviews, which is why it's taken me so long to get to Jacob Morgan's excellent book, The Future of Work. Book Reviews trends

2015 31

Why You Need To Review (And How To Make It Easier To Do)

Productivityist

One of the most critical things we can do on a regular basis is review our progress, yet we usually think more about it as a month (or year) comes to a close. Sometimes they can even fall off the radar altogether without the presence of a regular review ritual.

2014 54

Review: The Productivity Blueprint

Productivityist

Related Stories A Look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy GEAR Review: RHA MA450i Headphones. Reviews

2014 32

ZeroWater Review & Giveaway {2 Winners}

Eco-Office Gals

Now funny enough just before starting this review I was staging the pictures in this post and the reading was 094, we had rain all day yesterday so I am assuming it must have stirred up the well water a good bit. Post from: Eco-Office Gals ZeroWater Review & Giveaway {2 Winners}.

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Pronoun Review #1: Reflexive Pronouns

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review The English reflexive pronouns are: Singular : myself, yourself, himself/herself/itself. Plural : ourselves, yourselves, themselves. They are called “reflexive” because they reflect or restate another noun or pronoun that has already been stated. (In

2014 23

The Solopreneur Life’s Review of the New Rainmaker Platform

The Solopreneur Life

It’s not a blow-by-blow, in-depth review, but unlike nearly all the Rainmaker “reviews” I’ve read, my mini review is based on actually using the product.

2014 61

Pronoun Review #2 Who’s vs. Whose

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review A common error with who’s and whose is to confuse one for the other: Incorrect: She loves an author who’s books have become hard to find. Correct : She loves an author whose books have become hard to find.

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Verb Review #8: Passive Voice

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review The way some writing coaches slam Passive Voice, one might imagine that its use constitutes a grammatical error. It doesn’t. In the context of grammar, Voice refers to the relation of the subject of a verb to the action of the verb. In English, there are two possibilities: 1.

2015 21

Punctuation Review #2: Honorifics

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review A reader wonders, Why on earth do we place a period after Ms ? It’s not an abbreviation of anything I know of. Americans place a period after Ms. because style guides like The Chicago Manual of Style and The AP Stylebook tell us to.

2015 17

Book Review: Better Business Writing

Business Writing

At last! A book I can recommend to executives and to the human resource managers whose responsibility it is to develop executives: HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by Bryan A. Garner. Garner is one of my favorite experts on. Best Picks Books Teaching Business Writing

2013 43

Grammar Review #1: Particles and Phrasal Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

Usage Review Generally speaking, a particle is a word that doesn’t belong to the usual classes of words like noun, verb, pronoun, etc.

2014 26

Analysis: Honesty Can Backfire in a Performance Review

On The Job

It's only when employees buy into what the manager is telling them during performance reviews that they work harder and try to improve because they're more worried about losing out on raises or promotions. When can telling the truth be counter-productive? During a performance evaluation.

2015 40

Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

The Fifth Age of Work  describes how a broad mix of shifts and trends are transforming work and the workplace. The author, Drew Jones, is well suited to take on this subject.

MIT Technology Review's 10 Breakthrough Technologies

Small Business Labs

Each year MIT Technology Review releases their list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies. They describe these as: "advances from the past year all solve thorny problems or create powerful new ways of using technology. They are breakthroughs that will matter for years to come." " Their 10 are: Agricultural Drones. Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage. Ultraprivate Smartphones.

2014 36

Most companies left alone in corporate tax review

The Small Business Blog

The only sectors to see any positive improvements to their… Read the full article here: Most companies left alone in corporate tax review on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog charities charity corporate tax corporation tax tax tax review

ReachLocal’s guide to Online Reviews

Small Business CEO

However, the anonymity of the online space also opens this up to deception and fakers who write embellished reviews beyond what they can show factually. … Legal onilne reviews online review guide

2014 17

Review: The ioSafe N2

Productivityist

Note: ioSafe provided me this unit for review, which included two hard drives. Related Stories A Look at Email: A MacSparky Field Guide A Look at Less Meeting Review: Die Empty by Todd Henry. Reviews My Drobo is on its last legs.

Punctuation Review #7: Family Relationships

Daily Writing Tips

Usage ReviewA random Web search suggests that people writing about families are not all on the same page when it comes to hyphenating terms for family relationships. For example: A step-sister is the daughter of a step-parent to whom one is not biologically related.

2015 12

Book Review: The Obstacle is The Way

Productivityist

The following review is written by Mike Dariano. Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. Book Review

Pronoun Review #4: Joint Possession

Daily Writing Tips

Usage ReviewA reader writes: I often hear people say sentences like, “His and I’s property.” ” “Jimmy and I’s vacation.”

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