What Is Integrity? +7 Reasons Why It’s So Important in Business

If you want to understand the meaning of integrity in business, consider the following scenario. Just before a major product launch, your head of IT tells you there’s been a minor breach of systems containing customer data. Publicising the incident will ruin your launch and scare off your customers and investors. Besides, you’re pretty sure that no sensitive data actually got into the hackers’ hands. … Continue reading What Is Integrity? +7 Reasons Why It’s So Important in Business

How to Become a More Patient Person (In Both Work & Life)

In today’s day and age, most of us are used to getting everything almost immediately. We can order food online and have it delivered within minutes, we can order our groceries online and have them show up the next day, we can message friends and family and get an instant response no matter where they are. This instant gratification has its benefits, but it also … Continue reading How to Become a More Patient Person (In Both Work & Life)

20+ Tips: How to Present a Great (Successful) Webinar Presentation

There’s no doubt that webinars are highly effective when it comes to generating new leads for your business. They’re also an excellent opportunity to sell your programs, services, and products. However, hosting a webinar is not as simple as going live on the spur of the moment. https://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-present-a-great-webinar–cms-31740 Continue reading 20+ Tips: How to Present a Great (Successful) Webinar Presentation

Four ways to adopt agile working in non-technology environments

Agile working is rapidly gaining popularity across Europe. The innovative way of working enables organisations to work more effectively, anticipate changing trends more quickly, and enhance the business-IT alignment, while giving employees more autonomy in their work. Agile is proliferating in the tech environment, and gradually the methodology’s uptake is also gaining ground in non-tech environments. Tim Horsthuis, a Consultant at BlinkLane Consulting, reflects on … Continue reading Four ways to adopt agile working in non-technology environments

Surprise! VAT, customs likely to get a bit trickier in a Brexit no-deal world

UK traders: ‘Help us, HMRC, you’re our only hope’ A week after the UK’s taxman unveiled an exciting new system for modernising its existing processes, the government has published papers describing what might happen in the event the UK tumbles out of the EU next year without a workable deal. Source: Surprise! VAT, customs likely to get a bit trickier in a Brexit no-deal world Continue reading Surprise! VAT, customs likely to get a bit trickier in a Brexit no-deal world

Contracting in the UK: A guide for non-UK residents

If you’re a non-UK national and want to spend some time living and working in the United Kingdom, contract work could be your route in. The UK is currently experiencing a severe skills shortage in many industries. These include science, technology, construction, engineering, healthcare, and the creative sector. https://www.itproportal.com/features/contracting-in-the-uk-a-guide-for-non-uk-residents/ Continue reading Contracting in the UK: A guide for non-UK residents

LinkedIn to relaunch Groups in the flagship app as it looks to reverse ‘ghost town’ image

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social networking platform for the working world with over 500 million users, is making a significant change as it continues to look for ways to make its platform more useful (and used). Source: LinkedIn to relaunch Groups in the flagship app as it looks to reverse ‘ghost town’ image Continue reading LinkedIn to relaunch Groups in the flagship app as it looks to reverse ‘ghost town’ image

Make Your Experience Stand Out with the New LinkedIn Experience Design

Your unique career path is a big part of who you are today. That’s why being able to showcase your individual professional journey on LinkedIn is a great way to help you stand out to potential new connections, customers and recruiters. In fact, your profile is viewed up to 29 times more if you have more than one position listed in the experience section. Source: … Continue reading Make Your Experience Stand Out with the New LinkedIn Experience Design

Voice Messaging on LinkedIn: Giving You More Ways to Have Conversations

Have you ever typed out a long message and thought about how much faster and easier it would be to say it out loud? To give you more ways to have conversations, we’ve now added the ability to record and send voice messages up to one minute in LinkedIn Messaging. Source: Voice Messaging on LinkedIn: Giving You More Ways to Have Conversations Continue reading Voice Messaging on LinkedIn: Giving You More Ways to Have Conversations

Amazon reportedly issued a dark warning about Brexit in a private meeting with the UK government

Amazon has reportedly warned that if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a trade deal, it could spark ‘civil unrest’ within two weeks. The prediction was made by UK boss Douglas Gurr at a private meeting with the government last Friday. Source: Amazon reportedly issued a dark warning about Brexit in a private meeting with the UK government Continue reading Amazon reportedly issued a dark warning about Brexit in a private meeting with the UK government

10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity

The smartphone has given us instantaneous connection and can help keep our lives in order. However, spending too much time on social media and constantly receiving notifications could be hurting our focus. These 10 smartphone habits could be ruining your productivity, according to experts. Source: 10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity Continue reading 10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity