3 Ways for Managers to Improve Their Work Environment

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The quality of a given working environment depends on any number of variables – whether the work is interesting and stable, whether there is a reasonable amount of recognition or reward for good performance and, of course, the level of management on offer. It’s the manager’s job to create a working environment that not only allows themselves to flourish. but also nurtures staff talent and allows them to operate at their full potential. Here are three ways you can do just that.

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5 Tips for Hiring the Right Person for the Job

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The old adage that “people are an organisation’s most valuable asset” isn’t just something that human resources departments claim to make employees feel good. When you have the right team in place working towards a common goal, you will find that morale, productivity and ultimately profitability are improved. Read on to find out how you can make sure you’re putting the right person in the right role for them (and for you).

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How to Keep a Balance Between Your Social and Academic Life

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Are you worried about your social and academic life? Feel like you aren’t getting enough time for either? Balancing out study and fun is difficult, but very important. If your life is not balanced, you will find you will either lose touch with your friends or be unable to keep up with your studies. If you are looking to start studying, you will be glad to know that most providers, like Evocca College, can help you to work out your timetable to suit your study/social life balance. These tips will help you achieve that balance.

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Down, But Not Out: Understanding Your Sick Pay Scheme Before You Need It

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Our lives can sometimes change in an instant as a result of an accident or illness and one of the ways that this can affect us is being unable to work, which can soon put our personal finances under strain.

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Should you stick with a terrible job?

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This is a tough one. There are times when you have to cut your losses, but it’s also important to learn how to improve situations.

The question came from an article about mistakes everyone should make:

Even if the boss is horrible and the pay is bad, don’t just give up and jump ship. Stick around for a while and try to find a solution — even if it seems like a terrible move at the time. “The way you handle yourself in this situation will forever shape the way you treat people when you’re in charge,” says Ryan Kahn, a career coach, founder of The Hired Group, and author of “Hired! The Guide for the Recent Grad.”

There is usually a lesson to be learned in every situation, particularly bad ones.

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