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How Soft Robotics Is Revolutionizing the Food Harvesting Industry

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Picking strawberries is a labor intensive job as each berry needs to be pulled off individually. And even though the strawberry harvesting industry is the highest paid of all the berry picking industries, many berries rot on the vine every year because there is…

HR and Recruiting

Here’s the Biggest Rule to Remember When Firing Someone

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

Proper communication is one of the most important skills in tech, because if you don’t have it, you won’t get anywhere. You might have every software developer tool possible under your hood, but if you can’t connect with a superior in a job interview,…

Startups & Apps

Top 17 Apps to Make You More Productive

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Technology is a double-sided blade in one big way. It can make you way more productive or it can do the exact opposite. Only one outcome is certain: Your productivity levels won’t stay the same. Here’s how to counteract your endless social media feeds…

Tips & How To’s

3 Things Successful Owners Do to Be More Productive

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Whether you’re a company CEO or an employer in an organization, you need great work ethic to do quality work that help you excel in your career. The question is, how do you ingrain good work ethic into your work-life balance? Here are three…

Productivity

7 Quick Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

When building a business from the ground up, your team is everything. They’re the people responsible for making your vision a reality. They’re the relationship managers who preserve your deals, the accountants who make sure your business remains profitable, and the producers who keep…

Tips & How To’s

6 Twitter Accounts Every Digital Nomad Should Follow

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It sounds like fun and games — and it can be — but being a digital nomad can also be a thankless chore. After all, you have to make sure you have either a steady stream of new gigs lined up in order to…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Here’s How Your Job Affects Your Happiness

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 10:50 am

I’m a big fan of back-of-the-envelope math. But when it comes to job fulfillment, one simple math equation doesn’t cut it: People with two jobs are definitely not doing twice as well as people with one job. Of course, this makes sense when you…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle for Personal Development

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

When it comes to your professional growth and career development, a majority of us focus on mastering our strengths and extending our skill sets, to create an impressive personal profile. Not many of us realize the significance of health and are unaware of how…

Robots

5 Reasons Why Robots Will Never Fully Replace Humans

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

We’ve all heard the warnings of our impending dystopian future. We’ve read the books and watched the movies, and we know that soon, perhaps in our lifetimes, the robots will take over and humans will be the subservient ones. Our machines will outsmart us,…

HR and Recruiting

Palo Alto

How Adding an HR Professional Can Help You Retain Talent

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 7:15 am

Employees are the lifeline of any business. We all know that one bad hire can damage your team and your brand. After seven years in being in business, we added a full-time human resource specialist to our team of nearly 30 people. This was…

Productivity

Can More Technology Increase Your Productivity?

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that Tablet you bought on a whim which is lying in a corner now and catching dust? Fear not my friend, you are not…

Culture

How to Create the Right Culture for Your Startup

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

While in the shaping phase of a startup, founders often forget about building an organizational culture. But the sooner you start, the better. What founders do not realize is that a culture will form one way or another – the one they want, or…

HR and Recruiting

Arlington

Why Millennials Will Move for the Perfect Job

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The millennial is elusive. For one thing, they’re just a collection of people who are roughly the same age, even though the category of “humans born in the 80s and 90s” covers a mass of different life experiences. On top of that, plenty of misguided…

Remote work

NYC

How to Build a Creative Workplace Without Borders

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

In 2015 the number of US employees who had switched to remote jobs had climbed to 37 percent. And that number is only going to grow because the benefits of distributed teams to both the businesses and employees are obvious: businesses don’t have the…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Work-Life Balance Is More Important Than Ever for the World’s Employees

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The stereotype of an overworked businessman is so prevalent that it even invaded a horror movie I recently watched on Netflix (Called Train to Busan, I highly recommend it). While it takes the entire destruction of his country in a zombie apocalypse for the…

Business

San Francisco

How to Improve the Outcome of Your Enterprise Project

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

Working on an enterprise project requires careful planning and execution to achieve the desired result. Enterprise Project Management (EPM) is a specialized field that includes thinking, communicating and performing in a specific way. The goal is to facilitate the organization of an enterprise’s resources…

Wearables

Study: Wearables Can Increase Productivity at Work

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Productivity hacks have become the lifeblood of the startup world. Whether it’s open office settings or ergonomic desk chairs, founders and entrepreneurs are always hungry for a way to get work done more efficiently. After all, being productive means more money in the bank,…