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6 Best Ways to Advance Your Career Without Making Enemies

Taking your career to the next level may be at the top of your list of goals for the near future. However, you may be aware that many people who climb the corporate ladder step on people’s toes often and even ruin relationships along the way. The last thing you want is to generate ill will or to lose friendships and professional relationships that you have nurtured up until now. These are effective ways to improve your career opportunities without taking a ruthless approach that generates...

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5 Basic Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business is exhilarating. But it’s also difficult. You need business-sense, intelligence, and a high tolerance for risk. Failing to plan can derail your business before starts. So here are a few steps that you need to make sure you don’t slack on or skip. Define Your Business Create a description of your business. It’s not enough to say you want to start a store. Instead, get specific about what you’re doing. “I want to open a clothing store...

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Tips For Writing your First Employee Contract

An employment contract is a legal document that defines the terms of employment. It is usually in written form and outlines any rights and responsibilities between parties involved. It is believed to have originated from the master-servant law which was in place before the 20th century. Anyone starting off in business should realize the importance of this contract in maintaining harmony in the workplace. The tips discussed below will outline how to write the first contract. Title An employ...

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5 Ways to Guarantee You're Hiring the Right Candidate

“Your organization cannot afford to make a potentially negligent hiring decision.” ~JD Palentine   The hiring process can be a tedious, brutal and downright unpleasant experience. What's worse is that even when you narrow down the list and make the final calls, it can still end up not working out. So how can you be sure that you're hiring the right candidate?    Choose a "Shot Caller" This is especially important if you're hiring s...

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Is Financial Business Analytics the Career for You?

The university degree you choose to pursue will act as a platform to help you jumpstart your career. This is why careful consideration is important before settling on your career of choice. If you want to have a fulfilling career as a financial business analyst, here are the basics:   Educational requirements Becoming a financial business analyst requires at least a bachelor’s degree in finance. Related majors, such as economics, statistics, and accounting, will also put you...