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  • What Do Millennials Want In The Work Place?

    What Do Millennials Want In The Work Place?

    More real world education needed

    What do millennials want in the workplace? It turns out a whole lot. At a Dell Think Tank I uncovered the needs of students, employers and schools. Continue Reading

  • BlackBerry To Lay Off Thousands By End Of Year

    BlackBerry To Lay Off Thousands By End Of Year

    Since 2011, BlackBerry's share of the smartphone market has slipped from 14% to 3%.

    BlackBerry dominance of the smartphone market is in the past. And now it plans to cut 40 percent of its workforce by the end of the year. Continue Reading

  • How To Manage Email Overload

    How To Manage Email Overload

    By John Sumser I don't know about you, but my inbox has been backing up at an alarming rate. Where I could once pare it down to a half-dozen pieces that were well worth procrastinating, my email backlog is often several weeks old. I tend to glance at them when they come in, and then mull over the transaction... Continue Reading

  • 6 Apps That Increase Your Productivity

    6 Apps That Increase Your Productivity

    These six apps are guaranteed to increase your productivity and maybe even help save your sanity. Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

    How To Become A Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

    By Kristin Marino Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere. Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1. Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year-over-year... Continue Reading

  • Yoga Teacher Gets Fired After Glaring At Facebook Worker

    Yoga Teacher Gets Fired After Glaring At Facebook Worker

    By Fennit Nirappil SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Looks may not kill, but they can get you fired. That's what a Northern California yoga instructor found after leading sessions at Facebook Inc.'s Menlo Park campus. The instructor, Alice Van Ness, said she got fired after she glared at a Facebook employee who texted... Continue Reading

  • BlackBerry Maker Issues Dire Warning, Layoffs Loom

    BlackBerry Maker Issues Dire Warning, Layoffs Loom

    By Rob Gillies TORONTO -- BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion has hired a team of bankers to help it weigh its options as its business erodes in the face of an exodus to the iPhone and Android smartphones. RIM issued a dire warning about its business Tuesday, saying it is losing money for the... Continue Reading

  • More BlackBerry Execs Quit As Layoffs Loom

    More BlackBerry Execs Quit As Layoffs Loom

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO -- The top lawyer at Research In Motion Ltd. has resigned and will soon leave the struggling BlackBerry maker, RIM said on Monday. She joins a parade of long-time company executives to depart since Thorsten Heins took over as CEO earlier this year. The loss of Chief Legal Officer... Continue Reading

  • What Would Happen If You Stopped Checking Your Email At Work?

    What Would Happen If You Stopped Checking Your Email At Work?

    Going email free on weekends is a time management best practice. Every guru seems to agree that you should misplace the iPhone or Blackberry on Friday night, and check it only once or twice for emergencies before Sunday evening. That way you can feel relaxed without feeling tethered to work. Continue Reading

  • Looking For Work? There May Be An App For That

    Looking For Work? There May Be An App For That

    By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you're apt to find it in apps - the services and tools built to run on smartphones, computer tablets and Facebook's online social network. Continue Reading

  • Offices' Holiday Greetings, Starring Employees' Kids

    Offices' Holiday Greetings, Starring Employees' Kids

    Two advertising agencies have now released video holiday cards starring the children of their employees. "Two makes a trend, right?" asks AdRants. Perhaps not, but these videos probably wouldn't exist if it weren't for other trends going on in the working world. Mainly, there's a new general appreciation that... Continue Reading

  • 8 Job-Related Smartphone Apps

    8 Job-Related Smartphone Apps

    By Debra Auerbach, The Work Buzz It's truly amazing what you can accomplish with today's smartphones. With just a click or touch, you can find a date, make restaurant reservations or set up a recording on your digital video recorder. So what about using your phone to look for a job? We've told you about the... Continue Reading

  • Don't Let Your Cell Phone Sell Your Age

    Don't Let Your Cell Phone Sell Your Age

    By Gareth Parkin About a month ago a mid-level executive I know in California asked my advice about getting a new cell phone. He said, "I don't really need or want a smart phone, I don't text or email from my phone. My old phone is dying though and they don't make this brand anymore, what would you... Continue Reading

  • Workplace Etiquette: How To Be Classy On The Job

    Workplace Etiquette: How To Be Classy On The Job

    Anyone who works in the typical office these days knows that dress codes are decidedly lax. Long gone are the days when men routinely donned suits and ties and women wore tailored dresses and pumps. That may be a boon for workers who don't want to fuss about what to wear, day in and day out, but it can... Continue Reading

  • New College Course Can Be A Cash Cow For Students -- If They APP-ly Themselves

    New College Course Can Be A Cash Cow For Students -- If They APP-ly Themselves

    When Ross Waycaster began his studies at Mississippi State, the one thing he was sure of was that he loved making websites. He already had a background in computer programming, but as he plunged into his business information systems major, he sought a way to set himself apart in an ever-changing and... Continue Reading

  • Blackberry Maker to Cut 2,000 Jobs

    Blackberry Maker to Cut 2,000 Jobs

    NEW YORK -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. is cutting 2,000 jobs as part of a cost savings plan announced last month and is shuffling some senior executives. The job cuts amount to about 10 percent of the company's work force. The company said Monday it will notify affected employees this week. It... Continue Reading