The Skills You Need Guide to
Self-Employment and Running Your Own Business
Learn about the essential skills you need to run your own business or set up in self-employment.
Based on our popular self-employment and entrepreneurship content.
The Skills You Need Guide to Self-Employment and Running Your Own Business
If you are thinking of setting up your own business, then this book is for you! It will also be helpful to those who have already set up their business, but feel that they need a little more guidance to move forwards.
It is a sad fact that many businesses fail in their first few years. There are a number of reasons for this. Some are simply bad luck: the development of an economic downturn, for example. Others, however, may be more avoidable through better planning and management, or perhaps by understanding more about the risks that you are taking.
The Skills You Need Guide to Self-Employment and Running Your Own Business guides you through the process of self-employment. It starts with explanations of the terms involved, and moves through the skills that you will need, before explaining to how to set up and run your business effectively. With chapters on freelancing and franchising as well as entrepreneurship, this book is for anyone who is thinking of self-employment as a career move.
Published by: Skills You Need Limited. April 2019.
Getting a Job
This is an eBook that no potential job-seeker can afford to be without!
The Skills You Need Guide to Getting a Job takes you through the whole process of getting a job.
It helps you to identify what you can offer to employers, before moving on to applying for jobs and attending interviews. It also shows you how to avoid putting off potential employers, by making sure that your digital profile is as suitable as your CV or résumé.
Business Strategy & Analysis
This practical guide to business analysis is designed to give you the skills to help you understand your business, your market and your competitors. It will help you understand why business analysis is important for strategy—and then enable you to use analytical tools effectively.
The Skills You Need Guide to Leadership
This four-part guide to leadership is the second edition of the Skills You Need Guide to Leadership, with new and updated content.
Our eBooks will guide you from your first steps into leadership, through developing and becoming more confident in your leadership style, and learning to manage people and teams, to how to get things done.
This essential guide is ideal for new and experienced leaders alike.
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