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2020 Workplace - Employees of tomorrow

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The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow's Employees Today (Abstract from internet document - Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd Copyright 2010 by Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd. Published by arrangem...
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Life After High School

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Life after high school: It’s the start of November and the matric are writing their final exams. Once the exams are over they graduate and then what? Are they furthering their studies? Are they taking a year off? Or are they entering the working env...
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Gap year and going to work overseas pros and cons:

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Gap year and going to work overseas pros and cons: Gap year is a year off after finishing school and before attending college. Most graduates make use of the year to further their knowledge or to improve their marks.  They can take pre-college ...
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AgriScience Careers:

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Definitions: 1. The science of understanding and optimising agriculture. (Wordweb online) 2. A discipline dealing with selection, breeding, and management of crops and domestic animals for more economical production. (TheFreeDictionary) 3. Applica...

Business writing principles:

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Business writing is a type of written communication. In every organization's communication plays an important factor. The communication methods mostly used by an organization’s are emails, memos, new policies, presentations, research and development,...

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory proposed by Abraham Maslow in 1943. According to Maslow our actions are motivated in order to achieve certain needs. He suggested that humans move through five levels of needs. The bottom needs physiological an...

Different Management Levels:

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According to Wikipedia “management in business and organizations is the function that coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizin...

Business and financial management principles

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Business and financial management principles: Management in business is the function that coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives; using resources efficiently and effectively. 1. Business management: Management consist...

PowerPoint and Presentations

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PowerPoint and Presentations: PowerPoint and presentations goes hand in hand with one another. If you are giving a presentation in front of a large group then PowerPoint will be needed. Presentation is a process of presenting a certain topic to an a...

Customer service and Sales techniques

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Customer service and Sales techniques: Customer service and sales may be a part of two different departments but they work closely with each other to ensure that the company’s customer’s stays satisfied and loyal. In sales, CRM and even the marketi...

Effective Business Communication

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Business Communication: Communication is a two-way process during which information is transmitted in a special code and by means of a specific channel (or medium) from a sender to a receiver, who reacts to the stimulus by means of feedback. On the...

Questions to answer before choosing a good training center:

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Questions to answer before choosing a good training center: What makes a good training center? Well there are many factors to take into consideration when it comes to choosing a training institution. The first one would be the center itself. Is i...

Improving your skill set

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Improving your skill set In today’s fast pace and competitive environment it is important to keep improving one’s skills. Skills ranging from personal skills to professional skills even leadership skills. Skills are the ability to better oneself, bo...

Things to know about Labour law

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Things to know about Labour law Labour law is a part of our daily lives. But most people do not even know what it consist of or even their rights. Let’s start of by explain what labor law, it is defined as follow: Labour law (also labor law or emplo...

Adapting to and approach to Change Management

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Adapting to and approach to Change Management It is sometimes best to define a term before one starts discussing it so that the readers know what the meaning is behind the word. Change Management is defined as the management of change and developmen...

Cape Town conference speakers

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Listening to and meeting interesting speakers is still one of the 3 main reasons to attend an event (the other two being networking and the overall experience). Also, big names are one of the most important marketing levers organizers have to sell mo...
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Conference Agenda Sample

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Event planners are expected to produce an agenda for the meetings, conferences and events they organize.   Writing an agenda for a conference-- especially a multi-day program -- is sometimes challenging because the agenda or at-a-glance itiner...

Team Building for Teens

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We live in a society that stresses an "it's all about me" mentality. Kids are exposed to that, too, so it's no wonder they often struggle to work together. This is evident whenever a group of kids are gathered in a classroom, party or other youth eve...

Different types of conferences

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Different types of conferences Conferences can include a variety of events such as roundtables, workshops, lectures, etc. Depending on what you want to achieve with your conference, you might find it useful to familiarize yourself with the differe...

Team Building

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With good team-building skills, you can unite employees around a common goal and generate greater productivity. Without them, you limit yourself and the staff to the effort each individual can make alone.Team building is an ongoing process that helps...
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