Author: John Henderson

Beware Renovation Mistakes

Renovation Mistakes which Devalue your Properties Successfully reconstructing and selling houses requires money, time, patience and skill. The potential for pitfalls is high. Perceptions from sales and marketing experts and property developers such as Richard Butler Creagh highlight these major mistakes to avoid. Building to your own personal taste Only a few of us can rely on their own personal taste to add value to a property. Successful sales often centre on how well you tailor your items to your buyer’s needs and wants. Richard Butler Creagh of Henley Finance recommends creating a more detailed profile of your target...

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Three Crucial HR Trends in 2017

As more and more companies focus on creating a more inclusive HR experience for their employees, one that is based on the needs of a customer, as opposed to a staff member, there are a number of interesting trends that have begun to emerge. Now that more businesses are viewing things through a digital lens and focusing on the importance of agile, digital, consumer based HR services, it is time to take a closer look at the following crucial trends and the effect that they will have on the workplace.  1. New Recruitment and Development Tactics While many recruitment...

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Helpful Career Advice (But Not Very)

The 2016 group of graduates from U.S. universities found that career counseling and job placement services offered by colleges were at most helpful but not very helpful according to the third annual survey conducted by Gallup and Purdue University. The telephone interview study included 11,483 participants who had a bachelor’s degree or higher and were at least 18 years of age. The study indicated patterns of behavior in recent graduates, university career services, and the job market that have not been adequately defined prior to the study or addressed in a meaningful manner by colleges and universities that offer...

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What Happened In The USA?

While there are some who have drawn certain parallels between the recent United States election results and Brexit, one thing has become abundantly clear in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as president: the nation that we once thought we knew has been plunged into a period of total and complete uncertainty. Since we are now in an era where we can no longer have a reasonable expectation as to what comes next, all we can do is look at the few facts we have available. First of all, Hillary Clinton did a very poor job of holding onto...

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Samsung in Trouble

After several Samsung Galaxy Note 7 spontaneously exploded in August, Samsung went into overdrive. Resources were directed towards diagnosing and fixing the problem. Samsung halted sales, recalled the smartphones and attempted to fix the problem. Unfortunately, even the replacements caught fire or exploded. Over thirty of the original device exploded or caught fire when in use. Samsung was left with no other choice but to cease production of Galaxy Note 7 entirely. The company’s shares fell more than 7%. This recorded the biggest daily drop since 2008. The research firm, Strategy Analytics, reported that Samsung would lose over $10 billion because...

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