While diversification of the workforce has certainly proven valuable to companies that adopt such policies, there’s no denying that the many advantages of diversifying can be overshadowed by the challenges of both creating and maintaining diversity within a corporate culture. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a homogeneous group to dominate a company’s staff, especially in countries where a particular group is in the majority. And this can certainly make the prospect of diversification difficult to accomplish. But when weighing the pros and cons of diversification, the company looking to move forward will see that overcoming associated challenges will only help to create a stronger and more productive workforce. And of course, there are all kinds of benefits, as well

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It is such fun to sell off things just by a click or two and it becomes even more rewarding when you get the desired amount for the things that you have posted. Online jobs in India are popular, but the way OLX presents the opportunities you won’t find it elsewhere. It has categorized the jobs as per location, making it easy to find a job near to your locality. Many people make living out of online buying and selling used products and that has been made possible by OLX only. There is no other online portal that can fetch you such a good price for your product. OLX is accessible to everybody all over the world so naturally the customer base that it is [&hellip

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The design and décor of an office is often an afterthought of a business that is too concerned with targets and cutting costs. In a report published in the National Archives, a survey found that only 37 per cent of companies thought that their offices had been designed ‘with people in mind’, and a third said that they were too ashamed of their offices to bring back colleagues or clients. This is an important issue that needs turning around. The work environment couldn’t be more important to business performance and the satisfaction of both employees and clients. Here are four areas that you should think about carefully when designing your office space to ensure that your company doesn’t fall into the trap of ignoring its [&hellip

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As a measure of how successful a business is, customer satisfaction levels are up there with the most important of factors. Of course, profit is the number one concern of most business owners (and rightly so), but you have to consider customer satisfaction levels. If your customers aren’t happy then they’ll let it be known and this can damage your business hugely going forward. To stop this happening, and to make your business plan sustainable, you need to make customer service your core priority. Here’s how to do just that: Consider Customer Satisfaction Surveys: These may seem arduous, but a customer satisfaction survey is the perfect way for you to find out how your customers really feel about your staff and your business. These work [&hellip

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Good business is about fostering healthy, profitable connections. These can be with the public, potential customers or clients as well as other businesses. But all too often, businesses work really hard on establishing relationships with other companies, but fail to realise that the maintenance of relations is just as important. Even if only a small number of employees internally interact with your customers, it is crucial to keep both internal and external customer service in sync and at a high standard. Here are a couple of ways that you can keep your customers away from competitors and forge strong B2B relationships. Encouraging Engagement In order to encourage customer engagement not only do you need to keep track of all of your customer’s changes in sentiment [&hellip

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The name interview might send chills through your bones. If you are anxious about the whole process, the there are few tips that you need to keep in mind that can help you to ace any interview. Irrespective of the field that you are opting for or the job role that you have applied for cracking the interview is very important. It is a chance to prove your ability over the scores of other applicants who are waiting in the queue. Often the process comprises of a combination of interview of procedures or a single one. Prepare for screening interview Often this process starts with a screening interview, to ensure that the applicants are eligible, and they meet the minimum requirement. This is conducted by [&hellip

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Many people decide to rent apartments if they want to avoid the expense of buying  a house. So if you also don’t want to buy home in Malad then look for a good rental space. However, while signing the rental agreement, remember that there are many unscrupulous landlords out there who won’t hesitate for a second before putting you into trouble. Be very careful and peruse the rental agreement in great detail so that you know exactly what you are signing up for. Here are a few tips on how to not get fleeced while fulfilling the terms of a rental agreement. Before handing out the money If you are not going to buy home in Malad  and have decided to rent an apartment instead [&hellip

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Have a dog at home? Love playing fetch with your dog-buddy right? Or perhaps you love the purring of your little kitten or that cackling of your parrot or the cute features of you guinea pig. You are an animal lover and you pet means the world to you. While you would do anything for your pet, feed it special food, have a bed especially for the animal to sleep in, pamper it with spa treatments, buy it winter coats and the likes, the question to be asked here is, do you have your animal insured? You heard that right, Pet Insurance, if you do not then consider it the next thing to do have gone through this. Pet-attachment Pets have needs apart from just [&hellip

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With a whole host of organisations now becoming totally reliant on complex data storage and data management solutions, some of our most vital industries are growing increasingly dependent on the ability of data centres to withstand the effects of large-scale power disruptions. For such organisations, having a well-structured emergency response plan and disaster recovery process is an absolute must. Here are some of the key strategies we must now employ.   Invest in a Quality Generator   Any data centre worth its salt will now be fully equipped with a top-of-the-range diesel generator (Critical Power Supplies seems to be a popular choice at the moment). Diesel generators are far more efficient and safe than more traditional models, so they’ll last much longer in the event [&hellip

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Last week’s budget triggered a genuinely positive reaction among British businesses, particularly small to medium sized ventures that are looking to expand in the next twelve to eighteen months. This is excellent news, although the sudden swell of positivity should not distract business-owners from the challenges that await them in the current economy. More specifically, it is clear that proactive entrepreneurs should be looking to minimise costs as a general rule, so that they can maximise profit as the budget takes effect. How to Create an Innovative and Cost-effective Business Model in 2014 With this in mind, what practical steps can business owners take to cut their costs creatively in the year ahead? Consider the following: – Change your Primary Method of Working Thanks to [&hellip

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