Email Etiquette in 2016 – how to get your interns to reply quicker

By | Millennials, working with interns | No Comments

Don’t you hate it when people take FOREVER to reply to your emails?

Why do people do that?  

I mean, c’mon…how hard is it to reply back with a simple “yes/no” or at least a “got it, working on it now?”

We’ve heard this is a huge, huge problem amongst #eventprofs these days, especially those that work with Millennials on their team.

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So, we’ve come up with 3 tips on how to solve this email dilemma, once and for all…

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30-day snapchat challenge – join me? (June 1-30, 2016)

By | meet the team, mentor POV | No Comments

Hello everyone, Mary here!

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And so it begins…I’m doing a 30-day ‪#‎snapchat‬ challenge in the month of June, which basically means if you’ve been curious what my life in England looks like (as a CEO, mum, mentor, friend, laundry specialist, you name it) here’s your chance.

It’s time to jump onto snapchat.


WHAT IT IS:

a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what it takes to be a Simplifier. I’ll sprinkle in a ‘thought of the day’ or two, sharing tips that have helped me juggle it all. Plus, secrets on saving time, how I wrangle my stress/anxiety/fears (most times) and push forward towards greatness.

Try something new.


WHAT I PROMISE:

to keep it real, no funny filters on videos or perfectly crafted magazine-worthy staged photos (like what most ‪#‎eventprofs‬ get BOMBARDED with on a daily basis). Just me, a insider glimpse of my office and team, a slice of my city, Nottingham and what it like to be an event professional and (shhh!) an undercover superhero. 

Life is messy. But that’s okay…we are exactly right where we are supposed to be, in order to help each other.

This, I know is true.

Learn new things, peek behind-the-scenes.


Will you join me? https://www.snapchat.com/add/thesimplifiers

 

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your undercover superhero,

Mary

4 tips to attract superhero interns

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We all want to work with GREAT people.

I mean, really…who wants to surround themselves with anything less?

The truth is, your prospective interns are competing against each other to get a position within your company, but keep in mind, you too are competing against hundreds (if not thousands) of other companies to get the top picks in your city, both inside and outside the events industry.

How do you make sure that you get the best applicants competing for a place at your firm?  Click below and learn our top 4 tips to attracting superhero candidates to your internship program.woman-801872_1920

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how to manage the 5 most challenging personalities in your workplace

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Do you work with problematic people? Every company has them, but how should you manage them?

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As an event planner, you have to deal with a variety of people…from clients to vendors to different types of people on your own team, which can make your job more difficult. So we’ve put together a list of the top 5 challenging personality types and the best way to respond to them, without pulling out your hair.

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8 ways to get an energy boost without caffeine

By | life hacks | No Comments

Are you finding that your 3 cups of coffees are leaving your nerves a bit frayed at the edges?  Sing it, sister…me too.

Today, give your adrenal glands a break by going caffeine-free.  Yes, you heard me right…step away from the coffee machine, just for one day, 24 hours…and see if it works for you.

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Here are 8 super simple tips that’ll give you a caffeine-free energy boost, so you can blast through your to-do list like a superhero. An un-caffeinated one. Read More