Today, we celebrate Earth Day, the perfect time to show support for environmental protection and ultimately love for our beautiful mother planet, Earth. For businesses around the world, this could translate in making their workplace more eco-friendly. Sustainability measures have been in progress for years. However, recent advancements in technology make it even easier and more affordable to go green and reduce your organization’s carbon footprint.
Every year, on 8 March, the world marks the International Women’s Day. Some celebrate it with flowers, others with good wishes, and even more with empowering thoughts on gender equality. And IWD 2022 is no exception.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are living in front of the screen more than ever before. Work, school, news, shopping, socializing, nowadays everything is digital. Technology brings many benefits and we rely on it for every aspect of our lives. However, at some point, it can also become tiring and even harmful. If you feel that you need a break away from the screen, now it’s the perfect time for a summer digital detox.
The Coronavirus pandemic has left people exhausted and stressed. This trickles into the lives of customers and reflects how people interact with customer service and sales teams. What’s more, your business might have noticed a spike in customer calls for help this year.
In the past decade, many companies have benefited from making the transition from hardware-based data storage systems to cloud services. In fact, 87 percent of companies reported business acceleration from their use of cloud services. This is good news for sales professionals who sell these services and try to nurture leads who might be interested in them.
Companies all around the world go above and beyond to build strong teams capable of performing difficult tasks with the minimum amount of resources, in the shortest possible time. That is the very definition of productivity. All leaders and managers know that having people work together means enhanced problem-solving capabilities and greater potential for innovation. And this is how team building activities were born.
The IT Industry is a highly competitive field. People need all the advantages they can get in order to gain a good job with the company of their dreams. A summer internship in the field can be the launch pad towards that dream coming true. It will help you get the experience that most companies are looking.
Actually, a summer internship could help you land a job sooner than you think, since companies in the U.S. offer full-time positions to about 60 percent of their interns. But even if you don’t get hired by the company you intern for, the experience, skills, and connections you make are sure to increase your chances to succeed in the future.
Internships are meant to teach young people the ropes of a profession. It is an opportunity for them to learn by doing, while being guided and mentored by more experienced professionals. For a student, an internship is a chance to peek into the life after graduation and earn valuable skills.
What did you want to become when you were a child? A doctor? A ballerina? An engineer? An astronaut? As we reach adulthood, few of us land a dream job. But if a recent survey is any indication, the next generation will be filled with scientists and engineers. And we have girls to thank for that.
STEM (previously SMET) is an acronym that refers to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It’s a pool of careers where you’re likely to find more men than women, but according to data unearthed by Fatherly, things are about to change really soon
They say technology dehumanizes us. But not everyone buys it. It changes us, granted, but does it strip us of what makes us human – that is, exercise our intellect? As onlookers of the food chain, humans have the luxurious ability to imagine and then create a tool for just about anything. So it would appear that technology not only doesn’t dehumanize us, it defines us.
Having more options never hurt anyone. Professor Stephen Hawking surely agrees. He’d find it very hard (harder than it already is) to bless the scientific community with his ideas without the assistive technology that enables him to speak. A stranded person would give an arm and a leg for a radio. A long-distance relationship would be hard to bear without instant messaging. And so on, and so forth. Communication has benefited immensely from technological feats like the telephone, the radio, and the Internet. Below, we will focus on three often-overlooked scenarios where communication, in the absence of technology, can be a serious burden