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Hackers, identity thieves and other online criminals are a real threat, but you don’t have to stand idly by and wait to be victimized. Technology expert Dave Johnson has some simple steps you can take to help keep yourself safe.

PowerPoint has four features that are useful when creating a professional-looking, effective presentation. But it is possible to overuse them. Here are a few things to consider when using these four PowerPoint features.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently announced that employees who had telecommuted must now return to their cubicles at the struggling company’s headquarters. Before long, electronics retailer Best Buy followed suit.

When teams sputter, conflicts can erupt. As the leader, you can insist that difficult personalities find a way to get along. Encourage diverse teams to look past their differences. Use these strategies to cure your team's negativity.

Promoting from within can save re­cruit­ing costs and staff time if you choose the right employees. But internal hires often go wrong for one simple reason: HR and managers assume they know the candidate.

Few people enjoy conflict, but it’s an inevitable part of life and ­business. So if you want to succeed, you need to become skilled in managing it. A few key phrases can help you to resolve conflicts when they arise, says author, speaker and consultant Barry Moltz.

During a fire or other emergency, the difference between escape and injury or death can sometimes be measured in seconds. That’s why all employers must comply with OSHA’s requirement for exit routes in the workplace.

Life is hectic, but you can make it less so with some simple, savvy tips and shortcuts for using Google Calendar to get your schedule in order, says Elsa Wenzel, a senior editor with PCWorld. Here are nine essential calendar tricks to help you save time and reduce stress.

Legal complaints filed by employees against their employers have risen dramatically over the past decade. How well do you know the law? Take this quick quiz:

Like it or not, people judge you by how you write. Strong writing skills will help you get noticed, earn your colleagues’ trust and move you up in your career, says author and writing coach Roger C. Parker. Five suggestions to help you improve your writing:

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