Good manners can get you farther in business than almost any other attribute. There is no exception when it comes to good manners in meetings, Some "old school" guidelines comprise good meeting etiquette, such as being punctual, paying attention, keeping eye contact - and applying those same principles can go a long way to making you zoom or other online meetings more productive. Good manners in meetings can further elevate your personal reputation. We give you 7 tips here.
Save your money and don't make these luxury bag shopping mistakes! We are excited to share our top 5 deal breakers when buying a handbag - especially a luxury bag! If you have your own deal breakers - tell us in the comments. Help everyone spend their hard earned money well!
Social stigmas may dictate what constitutes seemingly appropriate work for men and women. Although the gender divide isn't what it was years ago, it's still prominent today. It's not unfamiliar for girls and boys to receive queues from the media, their schools, toys, and home life, which indicates what jobs they're capable of and what they're unsuited for. Sadly, this leads many women and men down a path set on conforming to other people's expectations and out-dated notions of what's an acceptable role. But we help you bust that myth in this post!
Your right to vote is near to my heart. I have served as an election judge for over a decade so I will give you the details to make sure your vote is heard. You cannot just walk into a voting booth on the day of an election and cast you vote. You have to take some steps to get prepared and we tell you how in this article
This month, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, finding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on account of sexual orientation and gender identity. While various state laws may not expressly prohibit such discrimination, many scholars believe that the various state courts, if given the opportunity, would reach a conclusion similar to the United States Supreme Court in Bostock. As such, we give you some more details on this decision and some resources where you can find help to get your business prepared.*
The definition of discrimination in the workplace is as follows:
NOUN: the discrimination in favor of or against an employee based on a group, category, or class to which the individual belongs, rather than on individual merit.
Have more questions on discrimination in the workplace? Read this post to see what it is and what it is not and what to do if you are a victim of discrimination in the workplace.
With the global coronavirus pandemic - many of us are concerned about heading back into the workplace. I understand. While working from home may work for some, heading into an office or workplace outside our home is an inevitability for most of us. Many of us are employees and as such we will be working for companies owned by someone else or owned by shareholders. Our work helps business to excel, expand and progress. Employees drive sales, help businesses expand, and drive growth. With all the help employees give companies, it’s important, that your work life is safe - even in the changing post Covid-19 workplace. This is why it is absolutely essential to know your workplace rights. There are rules and regulations in place that employers need to follow and here are a few areas that you should know about!
Leading a team, whether you have 10 members or 100 is never easy to say the least. Grouping types of people with different temperaments will often lead to clashes and miscommunication too. This will impact your entire workplace productivity if you are not careful, and eventually it may wear down your employees. If you want to stop this from happening, then it is vital that you get everyone on the same page.
Working as a freelancer is growing more and more popular with each passing year. It’s a lifestyle that may create a certain amount of financial instability, but it also allows you to work flexibly, to your own schedule, and have far more control over your life and career. Of all the professions in which to become a freelancer, the field of law is definitely one that can be flexible and lucrative. It is an appealing prospect; working in a highly-respected position with a degree of freedom and self-reliance. However, how can you pursue this path to its conclusion, and what the key steps you need to take to make yourself into a successful freelance attorney?
Many people like the idea of working for the police, but it's a career choice that nobody should take lightly. While there are so many careers in the law profession like a lawyer that deals with a wide variety of crime, the police are on the frontline. For anybody looking to make a transition into the world of law enforcement, it's important to note whether you are suitable to partake in the line of duty. This means that you've got to understand the skills and qualities that are necessary to work for the police.
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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