How to get your UK document (s) legalized or attested by the UAE Embassy, London

For anyone planning to relocate or who is in the process of relocating from the UK to the UAE for work purposes, you would probably know by now that legalization and attestation of your documents is something that you should seriously consider before moving. Infact, if you have received a job offer before already, you will be strongly advised to ensure this is done before you start the visa application/relocation process. Continue reading “How to get your UK document (s) legalized or attested by the UAE Embassy, London”

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Are you lacking confidence? Try this…

We hear all the time when trying to develop your skills and career in the corporate world or otherwise that you need to be confident. Not just be confident but you need to exude confidence, it needs to show in your actions, the way you talk and the way you carry yourself in the workplace.  Continue reading “Are you lacking confidence? Try this…”

Team Spirit? Cristiano Ronaldo thinks his team would do better if everyone else was up to his level

Are you like Cristiano Ronaldo? Do you think your team would do better if everyone else was up to ‘your standard’? Do you have favourites in your team? It’s one thing thinking these thoughts in your head but when you voice it out it takes things to a whole new level within the team.  Continue reading “Team Spirit? Cristiano Ronaldo thinks his team would do better if everyone else was up to his level”

Leaving your job? Here are some exit interview no no’s!

There comes a time in most people’s lives when they have to leave their jobs to try something different. This could be by choice or not. However, when faced with that time of your life, do you choose to burn bridges or not? I know people would say it depends on the circumstance surrounding your departure from that particular office and therefore a decision on how you want to approach your exit interview might be hugely relative. A recent report by the Insider has identified 11 things you shouldn’t say when leaving a job. However, I have condensed these to 8 points as below:  Continue reading “Leaving your job? Here are some exit interview no no’s!”

7 Tips for taking the perfect LinkedIn profile photo

According to LinkedIn.com, LinkedIn “operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 400 million members in over 200 countries and territories.” If you are on LinkedIn then you know by now that putting up a profile picture can make a difference in your networking or job search. Continue reading “7 Tips for taking the perfect LinkedIn profile photo”

Signs you are better at your job than you think

As a worker, you have probably wondered one time or the other if you are actually good at what you do. This may be down to lack of confidence or just curiosity. The Business Insider have however come up with 6 signs which may help you decide if you are better at your job than you think: Continue reading “Signs you are better at your job than you think”

Working men – Are you a modern day gentleman? 39 points to help you decide

gentleman-155358_640The concept of being a gentleman is perceived by different people and cultures in different ways. However, the Country Life magazine has just released a list of qualities that a modern day gentleman should possess. According to the report, a gentleman should possess the following qualities: Continue reading “Working men – Are you a modern day gentleman? 39 points to help you decide”

Study claims there is no difference between sitting down or standing up at work

A study carried out by British academics claims that there is no difference between sitting down or standing up at work. This study comes as it was assumed that workers who have to carry out their work activities while standing up were endangering their health. It also challenges the assumption that sitting for too long at work is bad for your health because, according to the National Health Service’s (NHS) website, people who sit excessively could be at a higher risk for obesity, diabetes, some types of cancer and premature death.books-584999_640 Continue reading “Study claims there is no difference between sitting down or standing up at work”

Hazards of the job – How Salon Manager froze to death while trapped in a cryochamber

A 24 year old Salon Manager in Nevada has died after being accidentally trapped in a cryochamber with temperatures plummeting to -24 degrees Fahrenheit according to Daily Mail Online. Cryotherapy is an alternative to cold-water immersion or ice packs, however, the machines are typically not used for more than three minutes at a time for fear of the high chances of freezing.

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Why you should draw a line between work and personal E-mail – The Hillary Clinton controversy

The current issues raised with Hillary Clinton and the work/personal emails she exchanged and received during her time as Secretary of State highlight the need for everyone, whether CEO or Receptionist to be cautious in their activities while using emails. This applies to the use of work email for personal purposes and the use of personal emails for work purposes. If it is work related, as much as you can, avoid using your personal mail to send it. Mobile phones make it easy for us to have access to our personal emails on our phone, however, limit this use to personal mails. Continue reading “Why you should draw a line between work and personal E-mail – The Hillary Clinton controversy”