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Buzzwords You Shouldn't Use at Work

Do you ever feel like you're drowning in a sea of overused buzzwords and phrases at work? That's not surprising: These hackneyed terms are constantly dropped both in one-on-one conversations and large meetings, essentially serving as verbal crutches for professionals who don't feel comfortable using simpler, more direct terms. While using business and technology jargon may make you feel smarter... Read More >

 
 

Employees Aren't Happy With Recognition Programs

While most employees surveyed said their company does recognize good work, loyalty and other accomplishments, they are not happy about how their organization handles recognition and rewards, according to a recent survey from the American Psychological Association's Center for Organizational Excellence. Only a minority of workers think recognition is applied fairly. And most feel that their... Read More >

 
 

Companies Struggle to Deal With Insider Threats

One of the biggest business and technology challenges facing enterprises that are attempting to batten down the security hatches is the ongoing peril of insider threats. In some cases, these breaches occur inadvertently, when employees engage in risky or negligent behavior without realizing the damage it can cause. But threats also take place due to intentional fraud, hacking or intellectual... Read More >

 
 

11 Movies That Challenge Our View of Technology

You may not think of your day-to-day work life as an inspiration for great cinema, but it's actually not a big stretch. Filmmakers have constantly explored IT innovation in creative and often compelling ways. The resulting movies have challenged our world view of technology and its impact on society, while still providing vastly entertaining popcorn fare. With this in mind, we've come up with the... Read More >

 
 

How Office Etiquette Affects Your Career

Professionals need to mind their manners in the workplace because behavior really does make a difference in a career, according to a survey from Accountemps. This can be challenging, especially when working in cramped cubicles and collaborative open spaces. "Workplace etiquette is about being aware of how your actions affect those around you," says Max Messmer, chairman of Accountemps and author... Read More >

 
 
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