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Weekly Round-Up #332: MTBI, Cooking Conversion & Workwear

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Weekly Round-Up #332: MTBI, Cooking Conversion & Workwear

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you have had a fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at budget-friendly marketing ideas for small businesses, how you can easily convert cups to grams when cooking and how businesses are shifting away from formal workwear to more casual office attire.

Grams To Cups Converter – Instacart

If, like me, you’re in the UK when you’re looking at recipes online it can be rather confusing to see a recipe using cups as a measurement. Similarly, if you’re in the US you’ll probably wonder what a gram is when seeing it a recipe.

With this handy tool from Instacart you can convert a variety of ingredients from flour to oil from cups to grams and vice versa. Now you have no excuse to get that recipe mix wrong!

Suits Out, Jeans In: Offices Get Casual About Dress Codes – The Times

The days of City gents in bowler hats and women in power suits are a thing of the past. An increasing number of companies are getting rid of formal
dress codes for their office workers, research has found.

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A single spindle coil winder is crucial for creating tight and evenly wound coils. It’s often used in the production of a wide range of electrical and electromagnetic devices. These machines and parts are subject to malfunctions and breakdowns despite their importance. Fortunately, troubleshooting these issues is relatively simple.

After more than two years spent working remotely in loungewear during the pandemic, suits, shirts and A-line skirts are out as many businesses have switched to a more casual dress culture.

What’s your company dress code? Do you think looking smarter makes you work harder or do you think that a more relaxed dress code doesn’t impact workplace productivity? Let us know in the comments below.

Dress Smarter: Work Smarter

Dress Smarter: Work Smarter

Do you work better having a pyjama day or a smartly dressed day? I think it's probably subjective but I try to explain the benefits of dressing smartly (even in a home office)

MTBI & Student Personality Type – Business Essay Blog

The Myers-Briggs test is one of the most commonly used ways of determining personality type and while some people may question its accuracy it’s worth knowing about its history and how it’s used.

In this article, Business Essay Blog covers all of the aspects of the MTBI you’ll need to know and while it’s geared towards students it contains information everyone will find useful.

Is It Cheaper To Study In A Coffee Shop Or At Home? – BBC News – BBC News

Prices are rising in almost every country, from electricity to food it’s impossible to escape the cost of living crisis. So with that in mind, the BBC takes a look at whether you’re better off studying (or working) from home or heading out to a coffee shop.

The UK’s Biggest Mortgage Concerns –

Sticking with the cost of living crisis, we’ve seen house prices surge and then fall, mortgage rates falling and rising but what are the biggest concerns about mortgages in the UK and how do they vary by region? breaks down all the facts and figures you need to know.

Blog Post Title Headline Generator – Fatjoe

I don’t know about you but sometimes I can sit looking at my screen for ages waiting for inspiration to strike so I can write an article or newsletter entry.

From Passion To Profit

If you’re suffering from writers block then Fatjoe has a solution for you! They’ve created a tool that will generate blog/article titles from a topic or keyword you enter – you’ll never get stuck for a title again!

Does Renters Insurance Cover Theft? – MarketWatch

When you’re renting a property, you might not even think that you need any insurance, after all the owner is responsible for the building, right? But what about your own items?

It’s surprising how much our “stuff” actually costs – from phones and TVs to tablets and TVs or you might have a few collectables and all of these can add up to more than you think.

So if you’re wondering if you need renters insurance and what it covers MarketWatch has go you covered (see what I did there?)

The Best CRM Software – SimpleReview

It doesn’t really matter what size of business you have, you’ll have a need to keep track of customer details, marketing information and more.

There are so many options available it can be difficult to know which service will suit your needs best so SimpleReview has collated 5 of the best CRM systems and gives you a list of their pros and cons so you can find the best fit for your business.

The Top UK Locations For Tech Students And Grads – CompareTheMarket

The tech industry is a booming sector in the UK but where are the best locations for students and graduates?

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Online fitness training is among the best ways to begin fitness routines at anytime and anywhere. The good thing is that you can follow fitness routines on You Tube and do your workouts from the comfort of your home. Additionally, you can download fitness videos and use them for future...

In this infographic, CompareTheMarket takes a look at the best cities in the UK for people who want to work in the tech space and how different universities fare across the UK when it comes to tech courses.

Have A Great Week

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next time, Stay Productive!

About The Author
Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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