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How to write a good elevator pitch for a job interview + examples

On the lookout for a new job?

This article has everything you need to know to craft the perfect elevator pitch that will land your dream job.

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Krista Krumina 22.06.2022
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employees use more rest days

Covid-19 has shown us a better way to work – here’s how

DeskTime examinated 167 global companies with a total of 1555 employees and found that employers have started to respect their staff’s need for more rest days.

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Krista Krumina 13.06.2022
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what to do if you don't want to work

What to do if you don’t want to work: Common reasons and coping strategies

If you’ve found yourself googling “what to do if you don’t want to work” or something else along those lines, know – you’re not alone.

Luckily there are practical solutions for not wanting to go to work. Check them out!

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Guest Author 20.04.2022
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Asking for payment

How to write a payment request email (+ templates included)

Payment reminders and request emails almost never come easy. But to make this process less burdensome for you, we’ve put together a little how-to piece. Read on!

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Aiva Strelca 18.03.2022
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sommelier productivity

Split shifts are the key to higher productivity, according to this sommelier

We tend to think that working 8 hours in a row is the way it’s supposed to be. But is it, really? This sommelier is sharing his experience with split shifts.

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Krista Krumina 28.02.2022
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invoice tracking software

10 best invoice tracking software for businesses and freelancers

If you’re looking for the best invoice management and payment tracking software, then look no further. In this post, we’ve listed 10 free and paid tools for creating and tracking your invoices with ease. By using these tools, you’re guaranteed to save time and money when collecting payments from your clients.

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Yulia Gavrilova 8.02.2022
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Does your company need to hire a career coach?

Career coaches, also known as career builders or career counselors, are in high demand nowadays. Helping both private individuals and businesses alike, a job coach has become a central figure to motivate personal development and career change.

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Krista Krumina 4.02.2022
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Discussing pay transparency

Why pay transparency is necessary

While talk about pay transparency has been ongoing for decades in the context of the gender pay gap and fair remuneration, employees have gotten fed up with opaque hiring processes and salary negotiations. Accordingly, with more people speaking out, pay transparency has become a hot topic.

So, what is pay transparency, why is everyone talking about it, and what does it mean for employers?

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Viesturs Abelis 11.01.2022
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I was promoted as soon as I stopped working overtime – here’s my advice to others climbing the career ladder

Susannah had been working overtime for years. One day, she decided to switch to a 8 hour workday. A month later she received a promotion. This is her story.

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Krista Krumina 3.01.2022
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