Performance Reviews for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

One area that seems to change notably from job to job is remuneration and performance reviews for Assistants. In my first full-time job, I had quarterly performance reviews with my manager, half-yearly appraisals and at the end of every year a full review and 360° feedback with my team.

2020 197

Book Review: Gig Mindset

Small Business Labs

Gig Mindset is a different kind of book on the gig economy.    Almost all gig economy books focus on how to become a freelancer or some form of independent worker.

2020 154

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Reviewing performance reviews

Practically Perfect PA

I must admit I’m not a big fan of this time of year or as I like to call it ‘performance review season’ For an assistant most of the next few weeks are filled organising meetings for our manager and their direct reports to review the last year.

2013 224

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.

2019 186

Questions for Your Weekly Review

Simple Productivity Blog

Far too often what is termed a "weekly review" is actually a planning session for the next week. A true review takes a look at what already has happened, as well as what is coming. The definition of review from [Dictionary.com]([link] says that review means "a viewing of the past".

2020 130

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….

2019 224

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.

2017 207

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

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 .

2016 137

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 237

Book Review: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

There's also an in-depth review of many of the key gig economy studies. 1099 Economy Book Reviews Contingent Workforce Freelance gig economy Independent workers"How to capitalize and compete in the new world of work" is the tagline for the book Thriving in the Gig Economy.

2017 176

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 181

Reviewing performance reviews

Practically Perfect PA

I must admit I’m not a big fan of this time of year or as I like to call it ‘performance review season’ For an assistant most of the next few weeks are filled organising meetings for our manager and their direct reports to review the last year.

2013 130

Reviewing performance reviews

Practically Perfect PA

I must admit I’m not a big fan of this time of year or as I like to call it ‘performance review season’ For an assistant most of the next few weeks are filled organising meetings for our manager and their direct reports to review the last year.

2013 130

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}.

2012 268

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?

2015 111

Book Review: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

Small Business Labs

" Book Reviews Freelance gig economy Independent workers personal businesses self-employmentWe really like the tagline for the book The Million-Dollar One-Person Business. It's "Make great money; work the way you want; have the life you want."

2018 197

Review – Momentum

Productivityist

I needed help, so when I was asked to review Momentum , I jumped at the chance. The post Review – Momentum appeared first on Productivityist. Reviews daily habits iOS momentum productivity review ritual routine

2015 83

Book Review: Sharing is Good

Small Business Labs

  Small Business Book Reviews trends The sharing economy is all the rage these days. Sharing companies like Airbnb, Uber and Task Rabbit are regularly in the press and the number of sharing startups seems to grow each day.

2014 178

Influenster: Green VoxBox Review

Eco-Office Gals

Twitter is a game changer for new blogs. By far, it is the easiest and cheapest way to get readers to your blog. However, effectively using twitter to get noticed is more art than science. When I started, I made some embarrassing goofs.

2010 224

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 203

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 183

Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens – Book Review

Brilliantly Better

In a culture dominated by Instagram celebrities and teenage Youtubers, he stands out as a solid professional, astute thinker and prolific writer, with best-sellers like “Sapiens” or… The post Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens – Book Review appeared first on Dragos Roua. Book ReviewsYuval Noah Harari is an interesting phenomenon. For a historian, he’s extremely popular.

2019 63

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

2015 109

Review: Timeless You

Simple Productivity Blog

The post Review: Timeless You appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Reviews I was recently contacted to take a look at Dr. Deepak Chopra''s new online course: "Timeless You."

2014 172

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 92

Review: Train Reaction

Simple Productivity Blog

Disclosure: Train Reaction provided me with a free device to enable me to write this review. The post Review: Train Reaction appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Reviews SimplificationFridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog.

The Power of Review

Simple Productivity Blog

Reviewing isn''t just to keep you on track. Reviewing is also about seeing where you have been so you can appreciate where you have come from. The power of review lies in both looking forward and looking back.

2015 190

Review: Wonderful Day

Simple Productivity Blog

Disclosure: Tenmiles Technology provided me with a free copy of the software to enable me to write this review. The post Review: Wonderful Day appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Reviews SoftwareBuilding a new habit, or doing something consistently can be hard.

2012 198

Book Review: With Charity for All

Small Business Labs

You may ask why I'm reviewing this book. Small Business Book Reviews trends Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give is a fascinating book.  It covers - warts and all - the many problems with the U.S. charities.

2014 185

Green Gift Giving: Soda Stream Review & Giveaway!

Eco-Office Gals

I was sent the Fountain Jet Starter Kit in black and silver to review. The first and only problem with the product I had: when asked which flavors I wanted to try I mentioned that I am a Diet Coke Gal, so since I was the main reviewer be sure to include that.

Gifts 266

Reviewing Insurance

Simple Productivity Blog

Soon afterward, we received a call that the new agent wanted to review our policies with us. The lesson to all of this is that we need to review our insurance regularly to make sure that mistakes don’t happen that could cost us a bunch in the long run.

2012 176

Book Review: Essentialism

Productivityist

Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. I found that McKeown leaned too heavily on reporting from the Harvard Business Review (where he is a contributor) in this book. Book Review

2014 105

Book Review: ABC Organization

Simple Productivity Blog

When I am asked to review books, they are generally involved and complicated. It was truly delightful to be asked to review ABC Organization by Marie Calder Ricks. Disclosure: Marie Calder Ricks provided me with a copy of the electronic book proofs to enable me to write this review.

2011 202

Review: Good Todo

Productivityist

The post Review: Good Todo appeared first on Productivityist. Apps Reviews Good Todo inbox productivity task app to-do list For the last year, I’ve been an avid OmniFocus user.

2015 100

Book Review: Gigged - The End of the Job and the Future of Work

Small Business Labs

Book ReviewsWe're behind on our reading, but did manage to get to Gigged - The End of the Job and The Future of Work. It's written by journalist Sarah Kessler, who's been covering the gig economy since 2011. 

2018 157

Review – Critical Tactics In OmniFocus

Productivityist

The post Review – Critical Tactics In OmniFocus appeared first on Productivityist. Books Reviews omnifocusEvernote Essentials , by Brett Kelly is without doubt one of the finest software guides I have ever read.

2015 107

Book Review: Get Smarter

Productivityist

It might not seem like it considering the number of book reviews I do, but sometimes I get in a reading rut. The post Book Review: Get Smarter appeared first on Productivityist. Books Reviews three ways to get smarter

2015 90

Book Review: Switch

Productivityist

While the ideas in this review are personal, the book also addresses how organizations can make changes stick. The post Book Review: Switch appeared first on Productivityist. Book Review changes habits switch Until now I had never read the Heath brothers, which is a shame.

2015 91

Book Review: The End of the Suburbs

Small Business Labs

The End of Suburbs was released released last summer (OK, I admit I'm a bit behind on my book reviews), but I was reminded of it today while running errands in my suburban town.    Economic Decentralization Economic Gardening Small Business Book Reviews trends

2013 165

Book Review: The New Geography of Jobs

Small Business Labs

 It was not widely reviewed, which is too bad because I think it's a very important book. There's too much good material to cover in a review.   You can also read a book excerpt in Salon Magazine , and Brookings has a pretty good review. Book Reviews

2012 181

Reviewing the BLS 2017 Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements Survey

Small Business Labs

As we’ve mentioned before when reviewing gig economy studies, different studies use different gig economy definitions. We also recommend those interested in the gig economy/alternative work visit Aspen’s Gig Economy Hub and review the other studies on the gig economy. The U.S.

2017 182

A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The post A review of the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

2017 165