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  • Apps to Supercharge Your Job Search

    Apps to Supercharge Your Job Search

    Conduct an expert job search from your smartphone

    The tools you will need to make your job search mobile. Get organized, create content, network and more all from your smartphone. 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

  • Apple Supplier Foxconn Admits Using Underage Workers As 'Interns'

    Apple Supplier Foxconn Admits Using Underage Workers As 'Interns'

    BEIJING -- The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday that it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company investigation at its factory in the eastern city of Yantai and were sent back to their... Continue Reading

  • Workers' Brawl Shuts Down Foxconn iPhone Factory

    Workers' Brawl Shuts Down Foxconn iPhone Factory

    By Joe McDonald BEIJING -- The company that makes Apple's iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a brawl by as many as 2,000 employees at a dormitory injured 40 people. 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

  • How 20 Is The New 30 In Today's Workforce

    How 20 Is The New 30 In Today's Workforce

    By Gadi Ben-Yehuda What makes today's young professionals different than previous generations? For the past decade at least, Americans have been subject to variations of "40 is the new 30." A mantra that is supposed to allow older people to do the things that had previously been relegated to younger people,... Continue Reading

  • Best Buy Customer Says 'Geek' Copied Racy Photos From Her Smartphone

    Best Buy Customer Says 'Geek' Copied Racy Photos From Her Smartphone

    All Sophia Ellison wanted was a new smartphone to replace her damaged one. But what she got instead, she says, was humiliated and angry after learning that a Best Buy clerk, who was supposed to move the contents of her old iPhone to a new one, instead said he copied its photos -- including some "racy" ones --... 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

  • Workers Put In 365 Hours Overtime, Just Answering Emails And Calls

    Workers Put In 365 Hours Overtime, Just Answering Emails And Calls

    Do you feel like your work day never really ends? It turns out the death of the time clock is not a figment of your imagination. According to a new survey released by Good Technology, the average American worker puts in an extra month and a half of overtime each year, just answering work emails and calls at... Continue Reading

  • Nokia Cuts 10,000 Jobs, Blames Tough Competition

    Nokia Cuts 10,000 Jobs, Blames Tough Competition

    By Matti Huuhtanen HELSINKI -- Nokia Corp. will lay off 10,000 jobs globally and close plants by the end of 2013, the company said Thursday, in a further drive to save costs and streamline operations. Nokia said it will shut some research and development projects, including in Ulm, Germany, and Burnaby,... 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

  • Police Chief Orders 10 Officers To Hunt For Son's Stolen iPhone

    Police Chief Orders 10 Officers To Hunt For Son's Stolen iPhone

    Someone stole your iPhone. You cry a little bit. You remind yourself that it's just a material object and you have your health and a loving family. You cry a little bit because you didn't back up your photos. And then you spend an hour looking for cheap refurbished iPhones on eBay. Or if your dad's a police... 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

  • Apple Assembly Line Gets Pay Raise, Fewer Hours

    Apple Assembly Line Gets Pay Raise, Fewer Hours

    By Peter Svensson NEW YORK -- Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime hours curbed and their pay increased after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories. Continue Reading

  • 'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

    'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

    Americans love their mobile devices. So much so that last year, for the first time ever, smartphones, such as Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone, outsold personal computers. Helping to drive demand are "apps," inexpensive programs that are essentially mini computer applications. Apps are a boon for users who want... 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

  • A Quarter of Employees Text In Their Sick Days

    A Quarter of Employees Text In Their Sick Days

    Every teenager who slinks out to a party but tells her parents that she's at a sleepover knows that text messaging is a very convenient mode of communication. There's no need to pick up the phone, and risk parents noticing the sounds of heavy beats, traffic or slurred speech. It seems that employees have... 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

  • The 10 Worst Excuses For Missing Work

    The 10 Worst Excuses For Missing Work

    We all have to pay the bills, but sometimes the office is literally the last place in the universe you want to be. The reasons can run the gamut, but life has a way of occurring just when a deadline looms large. So employees can sometimes be led to creative extremes to find a way to take a day off. In... Continue Reading

  • Angry Bird Playing Costs Employers $1.5 Billion

    Angry Bird Playing Costs Employers $1.5 Billion

    More like angry bosses? Finding ways of injecting a little humanity into the workplace may be the current rage, as the digital revolution has ushered in a 24/7 work schedule for some. Employers may be hesitant to go so far as to install nap rooms in the office, but the merits of allowing workers to catch a... 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

  • Destroy Your Text Messages and Keep Your Career

    Destroy Your Text Messages and Keep Your Career

    Necessity is the mother of invention and a new iPhone app certainly proves that. The app, "aptly" but not intentionally, named TigerText, after a company by the same name, enables users to eliminate text messages after a designated period of time, never to be found again. Think of how this app would have helped... Continue Reading

  • Top Innovations and Your Job Search

    Top Innovations and Your Job Search

    By Carol Berman Would you consider yourself an early adopter? Or do you still carry a cell phone that the size of brick because, hey, it makes phone calls? As the year comes to a close, there are endless "top of the decade" lists making the rounds. Advertising Age magazine compiled its list of the best media... Continue Reading