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Are We Losing Our Ability to Think?

Just as we've eliminated many physical activities and watched our health deteriorate, we're now curtailing our mental exercise and seeing a cognitive decline. Read More >


Ten Facts Covering 50 Years of IBM Mainframes

In 1991, industry experts called for the “inevitable” death of mainframe computers. Well, to paraphrase the famous Mark Twain quote, reports of the mainframe’s death have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, on April 8th, IBM celebrated the 50th birthday of the System/360 with a celebration in New York. As part of the festivities, IBM introduced its first “Master the... Read More >


Signs Your Management Cares About Employees

The numbers are troubling: A mere 13 percent of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to Gallup. Of the other 87 percent, 63 percent are not engaged (they lack motivation and are fairly apathetic), and 24 percent are actively disengaged (they're unhappy, unproductive and likely to spread their negative feelings to colleagues). One of the best ways for managers to reverse those... Read More >


The Top Ten CEOs at U.S. Tech Companies

They're constantly seeking opportunities for global expansion, while still paying careful attention to company matters closer to home. They are extremely wealthy—frequently hobnobbing with world leaders and A-list celebrities—but many of them have lunch with employees in the corporate cafeteria. Some have traditional technology backgrounds, but others came up through business... Read More >


Workers Value Relationships More Than Their Career

What's love got to do with it? Plenty—at least when it comes to careers. Far from a "sweet old-fashioned notion," a serious relationship often takes priority over career considerations, according to a recent "WorkSphere" survey from Spherion. At least, that's how the vast majority of surveyed employees feel. Most of these workers said they are fine with allowing their careers to take a... Read More >


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