Essential Qualities of a Great Event Planner

Essential Qualities of a Great Event Planner

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in BUSINESS | 0 comments

Have you been nominated to organise your company’s next event?

Believe us when we say that organising an event is no mean feat, particularly if you haven’t done it many times before. Whether it’s a product launch, conference or exhibition, your event will require plenty of planning – from selecting the tastiest canapés and booking entertainment, to organising transport for your guests to and from the venue (and of course, remembering to book the venue in the first place).

Needless to say, event organisers certainly have their work cut out for them, and it’s true what they say: failing to plan is planning to fail. So, if you want to make your event one to remember (for all the right reasons), then you must have these following qualities:

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Personal Protection Equipment Tips for Workers in the Construction Industry

Personal Protection Equipment Tips for Workers in the Construction Industry

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in BUSINESS | 0 comments

The construction industry has many safety policies and standards that workers have to follow. These policies have been implemented to keep workers safe, but there are many additional ways to keep you and your workmates protected.

Invest in Quality Equipment

Yep, you might pick up your safety helmet every day with a bit of a sigh. But the reason you put it on is to protect yourself from injury. Not just for your own sake, but also for those who care about you. Don’t skimp when purchasing personal protection equipment (PPE) – buy high quality equipment from specialty retailers such as www.safeatheightsqld.com.au. Working in the construction industry does pose risks, so take the time to check out the correct equipment for your needs.

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The Competitive Edge: Four Practices Your Business Must Implement

The Competitive Edge: Four Practices Your Business Must Implement

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in BUSINESS | 0 comments

In a perfect world your business would be the only one. In reality this is both impossible and, thanks to anti-monopoly laws – illegal. So the game is on and you’re forced to find a competitive edge over other businesses. Here are four practices your business must implement to gain a competitive advantage in your relevant industry.

Critical thinking: Know your customers

You’d be surprised how many businesses operate without a hint of idea who they operate for; they just launch a product or service in hope that somebody out there will find it useful or interesting. By learning more about the market and your potential customers you can gain a great advantage over your competitors. Answer these simple questions – what are you selling, who are you selling to and why do they need it? This basic knowledge will be enough to start making the right decisions.

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Looking for a Career Change? Here are some Franchises to Consider

Looking for a Career Change? Here are some Franchises to Consider

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in BUSINESS | 0 comments

People often consider purchasing a franchise to give them business ownership, flexibility with hours and the opportunity to build the franchise up. Owing a franchise can give you independence from the demands of a difficult boss and can also give you the chance to express creativity and give you a sense of achievement through your own work. Make sure to read the Franchise Guide before embarking on any purchase. You must also decide whether you want a franchise that deals with the provision of services or the selling of goods and products.

Fast Food Outlet

All of the big fast food outlets are franchised. Most of them are already well established and have made a good reputation for themselves. Because of this, these fast food outlets are constantly expanding. Look at where new housing estates are being built, with new shopping centres being erected. Do your research in these areas.

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The Essential Items for Starting a Home Business

The Essential Items for Starting a Home Business

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in BUSINESS | 0 comments

Starting a home business has lots of advantages. You get to work in your pyjamas if you feel like it, you save money on fuel and you can grab a home-made coffee whenever you want one. One of the downsides of setting up a business in your home is that you are always at work. For this reason it is important to set aside a space for business. When you leave that space, you leave work.

If you have a spare room this would be the obvious place to set up your business. If you don’t have this luxury you can create an office space in a corner of a room, against a wall or even in the garage. Home office arrangements are really only limited by your imagination.

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