News, tips, advice, and overviews on staying on top of professional demands.
Wed, April 24, 2013 - Companies may be bleeding corporate dollars in the name of BYOD productivity gains that don't really exist, says Nucleus Research.
Wed, April 10, 2013 - You can already bend Evernote's notes, notebooks, and stacks to your will. And maybe you've directed your team to use Evernote Business. Evernote is friendly when you're getting started with it, but the more you use it, the more your notes can pile up, threatening your productivity.
Mon, April 01, 2013 - Telecommuting sounds like a dream come true, but it takes effort to stay productive and motivated.
Mon, April 01, 2013 - I've been a part-time, work-from-home employee for years now. And yes, I do work. A lot. Still, I hear whispers from coworkers who wonder if I'm just avoiding a commute to spend quality time with my laundry. And then there are the moms I meet at the park on my day off--the ones who say they love "working from home" (complete with air quotes) because it "gives me so much free time."
Thu, March 28, 2013 - Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you really know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between getting a job from a great company and heading down the wrong path.
Tue, March 19, 2013 - Searching for the best IT talent can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack, but using a headhunter can help swing the odds in your favor. Learn what it takes to get the most out of this symbiotic relationship.
Thu, March 07, 2013 - Like it or not, CIOs and other IT leaders will have to deal with a digital disrupter who wins over suppliers and customers by wringing out inefficiencies in the market. Mobile startups like Hailo and Uber, which match up passengers with transportation, are turning the industry on its ear.
Wed, March 06, 2013 - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision to ban employees from working from home led some to question the value of social business tools. Two executives from social business providers say Yahoo's problem isn't about collaborating. It just needs to manage better.
Tue, March 05, 2013 - First Yahoo, now Best Buy. In the midst of a corporate restructuring, the electronics retailer has canceled its flexible work program and expects corporate employees to put in traditional 40-hour work weeks at its headquarters in Richfield, Minn.
Mon, March 04, 2013 - The agile software development community claims that changing the way you work doesn't make things faster. Then why do it at all? Compare agile to traditional development methodologies and you'll see that agile can, in fact, be faster.
Mon, March 04, 2013 - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer came up with her controversial and hugely unfashionable policy of outlawing home working after doing something almost unheard of for a U.S. CEO a she checked the VPN logs to see whether anyone was slacking.
Wed, February 27, 2013 - After creating a ruckus for calling all of its telecommuters back into the office, Yahoo is trying to quell some of the furor.
Fri, February 08, 2013 - Employees who buy stuff online aren't slackers. Step back and look at the contributions they make outside normal business hours (whether at home or at their desk) before you watch them like a hawk, make them sign a timesheet and restrict their Internet habits.