In the modern world, having a good social media profile can be just as important as having a good resume. In fact, when hiring managers look up your social media profile, it could mean the difference between your getting hired or ignored.
Do, or not. There is no try. We all procrastinate. Sometimes it’s not a bad thing, but it can turn into something evil and nasty if we aren’t careful. Try these procrastination beating techniques to destroy this deadly foe once and for all.
Pretty much everyone has an opinion about PRISM. But Paris-based presentation designer Emiland De Cubber is less concerned about privacy versus security debate — instead, he's worried about the NSA's lack of PowerPoint know-how.
"Dear NSA," he writes in the presentation. "You can do whatever you want with my data. But not with my eyes. Those slides are hideous."
Blaming others for anything that goes wrong in our lives is what comes handy to us. In those situations where we don’t prefer to take the call of responsibility or change we put it as a label of blame on others.
We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today’s society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious, even wasteful.
If you've ever wanted to create and edit Word and Excel documents on your iPhone, the wait is overMicrosoft is launching Office for iPhone, bringing Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the world's most popular smartphone.
"Crowdsourcing," "mouseover," "big data," "redirect" and "e-reader" are among the tech terms that made the cut in this year's version of The Oxford English Dictionary, while "follower" and "tweet" will be given expanded definitions to accommodate...
Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice search from a silly gimmick into a useful productivity tool.
For centuries we're fussing about what the our optimal work time is in every day life. In today's article, we explore why focusing on energy not time is smart.
(from the article) One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.
And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the official statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Why do we fritter away our days responding to email, and then kick ourselves for not working on our most important creative projects? It turns out that there are actually some pretty good reasons. Number one among them is that responding to email gives us a sense of progress.
Here it comes. Brace yourself: The guilt trip. The empty promise. The hidden agenda. The pile on. Sure, you can raise your guard. But it only takes a smile and a compliment to disarm it. When you do, your peers have you at their mercy.
The workplace has evolved at such a break neck pace that in some cases, we struggle to comply and keep up. So many things have changed. Social media has revolutionized the tenor of communication — and we have all jumped on the mobile carousel. But these 21st century developments, do not necessarily demand that we abandon every single example of the “old” ways of doing business. Sometimes, tried and true traditions, can still hold quite a bit of workplace punch.