Many companies are well known by their abbreviations when compared to the popularity of their legal names. Here is the list of expansions of a few companies which are recognized by its initials and short names.
DHL provides international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. The company’s name DHL is derived from the last names of the then three budding entrepreneurs, Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn who founded the company.
Communication is arguably one of the most important business skills, no matter what your industry. Yet so many of us haven’t been trained in how to communicate with co-workers and clients. Here are some tips to help you become a better communicator:
Most of us are terrible listeners. Instead of truly listening to what the person is saying, we interrupt, prepare our response, or think we already know what the speaker is going to say next. It’s impossible to understand what someone needs or wants if we don’t give them our undivided attention.
2. Pay attention to body language
Body language can tell you just as much as what a person says, if not more. Observe how they act when they talk. Is your co-worker saying she can meet a deadline, but wringing her hands while she says it? She might be afraid to tell you it will be hard to make the due date
The company that offers free beer to employees every Friday
If you work for Advanced Medical, a company in Port Orange, Florida, you probably look forward to Beer Cart Fridays. Once a week, each employee is provided with an ice-cold beer.
Jennifer Fuicelli, the company’s chief executive, said that while she knows alcohol in the workplace is a contentious issue for some, she wanted to provide an “unorthodox corporate culture” of rewarding employees for their hard work — by allowing them to crack open a cold one, on the company’s tab, during work hours. “We have a very low turnover, and a very high retention rate,” she said.