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Need for In-Demand Tech Skills Continues to Grow

The number of U.S. technology jobs continues to soar, according to a recent research report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). In ranking specific IT employment categories, applications software developers command the top spot, followed by computer user support specialists. There is also high demand for computer systems analysts and systems software developers. CompTIA... Read More >


Why So Many Meetings Are a Waste of Time

For U.S. employees, the hours spent discussing work issues with bosses and colleagues—and prepping for those meetings—seems to rival the time spent actually doing their work, according to a survey from Clarizen. In a sense, we bring this on ourselves, as today's collaborative office environment is considered by many to be the ideal workplace culture. Collaboration, of course, requires... Read More >


How Flexible Work Policies Can Boost ROI

A majority of global organizations are adopting flexible working policies to allow employees to work when and where they want, using the devices and apps they prefer to work with, according to a recent survey from Vodafone. Employers that have adopted flex work policies reported that their profits have increased as a result, and they've achieved higher employee productivity. Meanwhile, these... Read More >


Consumers Hit Back When Companies Are Breached

Now that consumers have grudgingly accepted a reality in which the growing array of security and privacy threats in the digital world are an unavoidable part of life, they are using their concerns to seize economic power. They have begun tying their purchasing decisions to the seemingly never-ending string of data breaches that have hit large American brands over the past few years. Along those... Read More >


Why We Find It So Hard to Unplug From Our Devices

As the iconic fictional film character, Ferris Bueller, famously put it: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Today, "looking around once in a while" means putting away those mobile devices—something that Americans try to do, with varying degrees of success, according to a recent survey from the Harris Poll. For some professionals,... Read More >


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