Category: Workplace

  • The 6 characteristics of a Chief Marketing Officer

    For Lionbridge CMO Clint Poole, creativity is a way of viewing the world that will never fall out of favor–no matter how much data comes marketers’ way. “While marketing executives are increasingly behaving like business managers with P&L and revenue responsibilities and becoming increasingly removed from the creative development process, that doesn’t mean they are […]

  • Yellen backs education as the secret weapon in a changing economy

    Changing technologies and globalisation have put a premium on completing a college education in order to get and keep higher-paying jobs, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said this week. “The drivers of this increasing demand for those with college and graduate degrees are likely to continue to be important,” Yellen said in prepared remarks to […]

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  • 5 Free PDF to JPG Converters That Anyone Can Use

    Work has changed. The time of typewriters, fax machines, and rotary telephones is long gone. A digital trend is omnipresent and has overtaken the world by storm. With us having such an inventive mindset, new and interesting tools are being developed daily. This can be seen specifically in the way we manage our documents, where […]

  • Six reasons to revisit Microsoft Office

    We’ve all signed up to the GroupThink. Google is all that is good and modern and is enthused over by the digital people who use words like ‘agile’ and ‘pivot’. Microsoft Office is beloved of the guys in IT. Its big and its heavy and nowhere near as cool. So when you’re creating documents, it’s […]

  • How to make your workstation less of a pain in the neck

    Let’s assume that you don’t work for a huge company with an enlightened human resources team and hot and cold running ergonomics experts waiting for your to snap your fingers. Let’s assume you work for quite a small company or for yourself. And let’s assume that you are sitting at your work desk now. And […]

  • Nokia’s veterans don’t help Finland fill its tech jobs

    Finland, whose once-renowned technology sector shed 15,000 jobs with the demise of Nokia’s mobile phone business, is struggling to fill thousands of vacancies for software developers because it lacks people with the right skills. At the same time, technology firms say immigration policies hamper recruiting trained workers from abroad, adding to the factors weighing on […]