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I’m an employee and I’m loving it!

I’m an employee and I’m loving it!

The grass can often look greener when you work from home for yourself and you’re having a hard day. But would you ever consider becoming someone’s employee? Sarah Cruickshank describes how her life moved on and why she went back into employment: Back in 2013 I wrote on this very blog about why going back […]

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VAs – have your cake and eat it with Worldwide101

VAs – have your cake and eat it with Worldwide101

Sandra Lewis of Worldwide101 is looking for skilled VAs. Professionals who want fulfilling work they can do at home alongside a busy personal life. Is that you or someone you know? In today’s sponsored post Sandra explains how Worldwide101 was born, and how you can become part of it: Five years ago, I had just […]

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Is home working best for younger or older employees?

Is home working best for younger or older employees?

Today’s sponsored post by McCarthy & Stone takes a look at the benefits of home working for those at different stages of their working lives: A surprising 4.2 million people currently work from home in the UK. The benefits of working from home are acknowledged across all age groups but there are distinct differences between […]

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How do you feel when someone unsubscribes?

How do you feel when someone unsubscribes?

When you’re working hard to build a following every subscriber is precious, and losing even one is disappointing. If you get several unsubscribes at once it can be really demoralising. It’s hard to break away from the gut feeling that bigger numbers must be better for business. So I hope it cheers you up to […]

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Using your social skills for business success

Using your social skills for business success

Good social skills can bring you success in every area of your life, and your business is no exception. Today’s sponsored post provides some pointers to develop your business relationships: In today’s competitive markets, networking is more important than ever and knowing how to approach, communicate with and manage people can help you to get […]

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