Beginning a Contracting Business

If you are thinking of beginning a contracting business in the UK, you probably have plenty of questions and a few fears. Research to help you know what to expect can help alleviate these fears and answer most of your questions.

There are many reasons why people decide to start a contracting business, including a more flexible lifestyle and financial gains. The following ten tips will explain how to get started and answer the most common questions about beginning a contracting business in the UK.

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There is an immense value to Classroom AAT Courses

As our daily lives become more entangled with the internet, it would be easy to assume that everything that can be done online, should be done online. However, when it comes to training, the importance of the classroom environment cannot be overstressed. Online training courses may seem like a convenient way of getting the training you need, but they simply cannot meet the same requirements for the development of management, business, people and other such skills. When we think of career courses or vocational training that requires a mix of soft and practical skills, you should consider classroom courses. This will apply for qualification like the AAT, which offer Finance and Bookkeeping Courses. This type of example course demonstrates the need for classroom courses.

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Swiss Made

Adauctus: your Switzerland business services solution

One of the most important lessons in business is to set yourself up so you can concentrate on what you do best. I’ve met many small business owners that have a skill that sets them apart from the competition, but don’t spend enough time using that skill because they are drawn away to other parts of their business. A great mechanic wants someone else to deal with customers, answer the phone and prospect for new clients so he can spend his time fixing cars, as an example. And this simple move can transform your business from an ongoing concern to one that starts to expand and create more income and profit. You will also enjoy your business more as you spend more time doing the thing that you are great at.

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Choose the Best Resume Format

Choose the Best Resume Format

Having the right professional resume format can increase your chances in getting the job and impressing the client. There are a number of outdated resume formats that are simply not worth your time, and employers don’t even find the time to go through them. This is why it’s important to find the most suitable format and nail your dream job with a perfect resume. Of course, there are certain rules that need to be followed when it comes to writing resumes, and we will mention some of the basic tips that will help you along the way. It really all depends on what the employer wants and whether you have what it takes for the job. For example, if your opening statement is too long and in an outdated format, you are going downhill and other applicants with a more aggressive writing style and a better resume format will get the job. This is why it is important to select the right words, use bullet points and make the client interested in what you have to say.

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Top 3 Skills to Look Out For in 2015

Top 3 Skills to Look Out For in 2015

Now that the United States economy and the job market has completely rebounded from the recession in 2008, there are more jobs available to more people. To stand out from the crowd of job applicants, to be more marketable in the work force, make sure that you obtain and perfect the following three types of skills in 2015: long term skills, immediate (short term) skills and universal / generic skills.

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5 Hiring Tips for Startups

5 Hiring Tips for Startups

Bringing someone new on board in your budding startup is a big deal. With your first hire, you become an employer, rather than just an entrepreneur. And with that comes a new degree of responsibility and risk. That’s why you need to be really careful about your first hires – a great team is, after all, the heart of every startup. Here are five practical hiring tips for startup owners who plan to employ new team members and aren’t sure how to make their first hires a success.

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What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Comedians

Standing-Up: What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Comedians?

There are a huge number of resources out there for ‘learning’ entrepreneurship, many of which claim to hold the key to infinite success. However, no rule book for launching a business will be able to single handedly bring you great success because every business faces its own series of unique challenges. This is why the greatest entrepreneurs are often those who draw influence, resources and inspiration from many different disciplines – taking things which don’t necessarily relate directly to business and applying them in their day to day work.
One such discipline you may not think to take inspiration from is stand-up comedy. Comedians are far more similar to entrepreneurs than you might realise though; here are just a few lessons which you can take from the stage to the office.

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