Man is a social being. And that means that social ties play a big role in our lives. A lot of useful acquaintances can solve almost any problem in a person’s life – from placing a child in a good school to getting a high position. And if you immediately thought that the discussion in this article would be about working on the Internet (and you would think so, because net is a network, and work is work), then you were mistaken – it will be about the science of building useful business (and not only) connections.
Wikipedia tells us that networking is “a social and professional activity that aims to quickly and efficiently solve complex life problems and business issues with the help of a circle of friends and acquaintances.” This is the most accurate definition of networking, however, I would like to add that this is not just friendship for the benefit, but building relationships based on trust, sympathy and desire to help. Continue reading
British American Tobacco was founded in 1902. Since then, everything has been in the history of the tobacco corporation – both ups and downs. As befits any large business. Now the total number of employees in British American Tobacco is more than 57 thousand people. The Russian representative office of the company, opened in 1991, employs only about 3 thousand people. But how!
We decided to look behind the scenes of the production of famous tobacco products, and see how the Russian office of the corporation is arranged. Continue reading
The camera for many people is a familiar tool in everyday life. For some, photography is just a hobby, while others make good money on it. Professional and semi-professional cameras are now available to most people. How do photographers make money? Most often, through photo shoots and photography of various events, or by opening your own photo studio. Another great way that can generate income is to sell photos on the Internet. Moreover, for such a mini-business it is not at all necessary to be a professional photographer. And the places where you can sell your photographic creations are called photo stocks or photo banks. Continue reading