Author: Jenny Holt

Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs with Autism

Handy suggestions for entrepreneurs and managers with autism

Increment your sales with smart Video Marketing

Can the Use of Video Marketing Actually Boost Your Sales?

Ensuring Security In The Information Age

How to ensure security and privacy in the Information Era

Can IQ and Aptitude Testing Help You Secure the Perfect Candidate?

In 2016 the European Union employment rate for persons between the ages of 20 and 64 stood at 71.1%, the highest annual average recorded for the EU. In June last year, the European Commission adopted a Skills Agenda for Europe under the heading ‘Working together to strengthen human capital, employability and competitiveness’. The purpose of this is to ensure that individuals develop the skills necessary in order to boost employability, competitiveness and growth across the EU. When it comes to hiring new employees, all employers are in agreement that they only want to hire the best candidates which is why a lot of careful planning goes into formulating recruitment and hiring processes. While the term ‘the best’ is extremely subjective, there are general traits and characteristics that all employers seek, such as general intelligence, verbal and non-verbal skills and levels of creative thinking. The correlation between IQ and work outcomes ...

Your Guide To Getting Started With Freelance Animation

Video ads are a hot topic with marketers, so if you are interested in becoming a freelance animator, you may be entering into a booming field. Like any freelance job, animating takes a great deal of skill and a jack-of-all-trades attitude. Learn the steps that you’ll need to complete to become a freelance animator. Practice Your Craft As an artist, you will be getting paid for the creative work that you produce. A resume will no longer suffice when it comes time to apply for projects. Instead, people will judge your skills based on the quality of your work. Practice your animating skills so that you can put together a fantastic portfolio. You may need to take classes to get your skills up to a competitive level. Do what it takes so that your work is the best that you can create. Build Your Portfolio Once you’ve learned and practised, weed out the ...

Can Working from Home Increase your Productivity?

Getting on with your job should not be a constant battle but in many workplaces, it feels like the case. With everything from political discussion to discussions about weekend escapades getting in the way of real work, perhaps working remotely is a better option. Working from home allows people to get away from all these distractions, so they can get on with their actual job. It’s even becoming a lot more common. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting in 2015 that 24 percent of employed people did some, or all, of their work at home. This even includes traditionally office-based jobs such as those in management, business and financial operations, as 38 percent of people in these occupations did all, or some, of their work from home, too. How Working From Home Can Raise Your Productivity One positive of working remotely is the chance to work in environments that are a little ...