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What Technologies Employers Are Investing in for 2018 and Beyond

Although most candidates could care less about the technologies companies have in place to empower their candidate journey from before they apply to being hired on, when the tech doesn't work right, negative candidate resentment can certainly increase. Having the right technologies in place combined with sound recruiting processes and savvy talent acquisition professionals can keep employers competitive in today’s tight job market for full-time, part-time and contingent candidates.

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5 Design Tips to Increase Productivity

Your space forms the basis and structure for how your staff operate. If properly planned, your working environment can help open up new arenas for communication and collaboration consequently, increasing employee productivity and engagement. If planned badly, it can consume time and energy prompting frustrations and negativity. This in turn leads to unmotivated staff and will eventually have an undesirable impact on staff turnover.

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Female Founders: Damned if you do, damned if you don't

Entrepreneurship is hard enough already, but it becomes even more challenging if you are female. This is the closely guarded reality of the Female Founders club - a club that our gender binds us together in. Recently the news occupying the tech circuit has finally changed the discourse and lifted the veil on how genuinely hard it is to do business as a woman.

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The Characteristics of Toxic Leadership

Toxic Leadership is characterized by mistreatment of subordinates in a corporate structure, resulting in a destructive and harmful working environment. Work is a very integral and important part of our lives. Considering the amount of time the average person spends at work, it becomes like a ‘second home’. So, when relationships at work become difficult, especially with upper management, it is a source of infinite stress and difficulty. You may love your job but you come to hate it because of the unhealthy environment that you are forced into.

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Kill and Beat Procrastination and Delay, Hit your Deadlines Consistently

Frightened of missing deadlines? Your plan is in shreds. Your entrepreneur’s reputation is at risk?

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Entrepreneurs, Beware of the C-fallacy!

Before we go into avoiding the C-fallacy, let’s explain what it means. The C-fallacy refers to the Concorde fallacy, more famously known as the ‘sunk cost fallacy;’ a common type of human behaviour which makes us continue to do something that is of no value because of our emotional attachment and sense of ‘loss’. Simply put, it is the difficulty, humans face in making a rational decision on a failing project, when they have invested time, money, effort and belief into making it work. They would rather continue to waste their time, energy and money, rather than feel the pain of losing what they worked so hard for.

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How to Write an Effective Sales pitch

Marketers today are flooded with questions about their sales processes, out of which the most common one is “What is a good sales pitch?” But marketers must also focus on the peripheral questions related to the sales department of their business or brand. Is there a consistent sales process in place for your business? Is your business thriving with your current sales pitch? What works well? What doesn’t? With so many businesses in the market offering almost the same services, consumers are flooded with choice. However, this makes it difficult for businesses to stay in the lead by competing with each other.