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How Connectivity Keeps Workers on Duty 24/7

Because technology has created a world in which we have constant access to information and communications, there really is no safe haven for professionals who would like to detach themselves from work-related tasks during their off-hours, according to a survey from ThinkingPhones. The resulting report, "The Constantly Connected Employee: Does the Workday Ever Really End?" indicates that most... Read More >


9 Fascinating Facts About Sports Analytics

In your wildest dreams, did you ever think you’d have a shot at a career in professional sports? Well, it’s actually possible today, thanks to the booming interest in sports analytics—a market that's expected to reach $4.7 billion by 2021, up from $125 million last year. On a recent search, listed approximately 1,800 postings for sports analytics positions. While... Read More >


Anxious Job Seekers Pull Outrageous Stunts

While it's a good idea to demonstrate initiative when applying for a job, there's a difference between being creative and coming across as, well, a little odd. For real-life examples of some over-the-top approaches, check out the following list, which was compiled from a recent CareerBuilder's survey. The list includes some job candidates who made elaborate use of props, as well as others who... Read More >


10 Apps That Help You Manage Your Time Effectively

To deal with the ever-growing number of technology and business demands piling up on their plates, professionals and managers must constantly find better ways to use their time effectively. However, there are a host of workplace distractions to sidetrack employees and managers and keep them from knocking out tasks and finishing projects in an efficient manner. In fact, smartphones and... Read More >


Things You Shouldn't Do if You Want to Be Promoted

There are plenty of ways to get passed over for a promotion that have nothing to do with your job performance, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. For example, having a bad attitude will significantly lower your chances. So will frequently showing up late for work and/or leaving early—even if you get the job done. The findings also show that people who curse a lot are likely to... Read More >


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