Category World Commerce

Tips to Help First-Time Office Managers Maintain a Motivated and Productive Workforce

Office managers have a large amount of responsibility within any business. Taking on this position for the first time can be daunting. There are many things to learn about management, your employees and the larger business. Early mistakes can make regaining the trust of employees more difficult. Several tips will help first-time office managers maintain a productive and motivated workforce.

Give Employees Multiple Ways to Communicate With You

The first tip is to give employees multiple way to communicate you as office manager. You should allow employees to email you, walk into your office or leave anonymous comments in a box.

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Take any communications very seriously. Respond directly to the employee when appropriate...

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7 Superior Productivity Tips for Office Managers

Running an office in any industry can be an overwhelming experience for even the most experienced managers. A variety of disparate factors will ultimately determine whether or not your office is successful. Everything from lighting to staff morale can have a major impact on office productivity. If you’re interested in getting the most from your office environment, these simple yet powerful tips should prove useful.

Optimize Your Office’s Layout


The manner in which an office space is laid out can have a significant impact on employee moods, morale and productivity. Consequently, spending a little time familiarising yourself with the principles of feng shui and interior design can yield serious dividends over time...

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The Vinod Sekhar Way, Taking Social Work to A New Level

Social work in Malaysia takes many forms. There are the homes for old folks, abused children, orphans, single mothers and more. These are either run by the Government or private organisations like churches, Buddhist Associations or Muslim entities.

Rarely does one come across centres that allow people, especially the lower income groups, to gain access to aid within a one-stop-centre concept. But if Petra Group President and CEO, Datuk Vinod Sekhar has his way, such centres will soon become a reality.

A social capitalist who believes in giving back to the people, Vinod Sekhar wants to make such centres commonplace in every district and town so that people can get help when they need it...

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Set Up An Online Store On The Cheap!

With an e-commerce site, an entrepreneur can make a lot of money and reach out to millions of potential customers from all over the world. While it is not easy making money on the Internet, with hard work and perseverance, one can rise to the top and see their site grow in popularity. With this in mind, here is a short guide on how to set up an online store on the cheap.

Simple HTML or PHP  ✔

A website programmer should use HTML or PHP to make the pages. These two programming languages are easy to use and standard across the industry. Meaning, when working with other designers or developers, a website owner can find easy and cheap solutions to his or her needs. Other times, one can find a sign up for FREE Web store (EASYSTORE) and start the process...

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How To Find Forklift Rentals in Malaysia

Because it is a lot cheaper to rent a forklift versus buying one in Malaysia, companies lean towards renting. Even when renting a forklift, the renter must make sure that the rental forklift is in good working condition before they decide to rent it out. Once a person finds the right forklift, they will need to have a licensed forklift driver (also see How to Avoid Forklift Accidents?). Today, most local forklift rental companies offer this service in-house for an additional cost. A person can also find forklift hire companies by checking the Internet, and they will find that most plant hire companies rent out forklifts. Other places one can try are truck rental companies and factory owners. These are just a few places to look if a person needs to Rent a Forklift in Malaysia...

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