How to fit professional development into your busy schedule

How to fit professional development into your busy schedule
If you are stuck in your career and feel as though you are on a treadmill going nowhere, you probably need to undertake some professional development. Professional development is the process of bettering oneself and giving oneself more opportunities in the workplace. Teachers have been doing it for years through specialised training (teacher training days, anyone?) and education. For professionals in a corporate or agency environment, it basically means the same thing. Well, almost. You

3 Failsafe Tactics Marketers are using to Influence their Target Audience

3 Failsafe Tactics Marketers are using to Influence their Target Audience
The most successful marketing campaigns are those that are innovative, unique and have been created with the target audience in mind. Whilst many big name brands can build on their widespread brand recognition, many other smaller businesses need to be inventive with their marketing. That being said, even big name brands can fall behind if competitors are evolving their marketing strategies at a faster rate. Though it may feel daunting when you think of the

5 Promotional Giveaways That Always Work

5 Promotional Giveaways That Always Work
There is a variety of promotional products that company keeps a stock of to be given out to employees and customers on a regular basis. You must’ve received hundreds of such products as well. So, what kind of promotional products must a company have in stock always? What kind of promotional giveaways are suitable to be given to customers? Here we discuss five types of promotional products that smart marketers always make sure they have

A Look at the Many Different Uses of Boom and Scissor Lifts for Your Business

A Look at the Many Different Uses of Boom and Scissor Lifts for Your Business
An aerial lift (such as boom lifts and scissor lifts) is often seen on roads and motorways, fixing and repairing telephone lines, cable lines, and electrical lines. This type of lift is often equipped with a moving arm, which bends and allows access to tall structures and trees, along with other types of infrastructure. The main use for aerial lifts is to move workers to and from high or hard-to-reach places. But there are other

Top 3 Factors to Consider Before Renting Construction Equipment

Top 3 Factors to Consider Before Renting Construction Equipment
Plant hire or construction equipment rental as it is more commonly known isn’t exactly a new concept. However, the trend has continued to rise tremendously in recent years among contractors and the construction industry as a whole due to the many advantages that it boasts compared to the ownership of the equipment. Not only is it a cheaper option to rent, but you’ll be avoiding additional expenditure in maintenance, storage and transporation as well as

How to improve your success in life by learning about logical fallacies

How to improve your success in life by learning about logical fallacies
When we think of human beings, we imagine ourselves to be rational personalities, making decisions based on logic and reason. But it turns out that most people have a curious tendency to fall victim to a few common logical fallacies and that most of us don’t actually act in a rational and logical way. Knowing about these logical fallacies (and acting against our instincts) can improve our chances of success tremendously, in all areas of

Five Ways Videos Can Take Your Business To The Next Level

Five Ways Videos Can Take Your Business To The Next Level
[caption id="attachment_874" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Professional business team working together at office desk discussing during a meeting, efficiency and teamwork concept[/caption] Are you starting your own business and want to attract investors for funding? Do you wish to jump on the bandwagon of cutting edge technologies when promoting your business to target customers? If your answer is a resounding “yes”, then you’re on the right track to becoming a successful company. In today’s competitive business world,

Tips for starting a business in the UK

Tips for starting a business in the UK
The start-up scenario is UK is flourishing. Going by BGF Entrepreneurs and the Barclays Index, there has been a great rise in the number of fresh businesses. Staring at such a great statistics what is it that you’re waiting for? You can go ahead launch your business, however, make certain that you get autonomous legal advice. Below are some tips on getting your UK business going. Decide on what you plan to do and write

Understanding the Business of Stockbroking

Understanding the Business of Stockbroking
[caption id="attachment_700" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by CC user rednuht on Flickr[/caption] A stockbroker is a professional individual who purchases and sells shares together with other securities to clients of institutions and the retailers. The activity is carried out through the exchange of stock or even over the counter in return for the commission. Professional designations know the stockbrokers depending on the services they provide and the type of security they usually offer. For one to