A Peek Inside Bill Gates' Head
As Bill Gates packs up his "#1 software architect" mug and prepares to leave his daily duties at Microsoft, we take a look at the character traits that put him on top of the software industry.
Looking Into The Work-Trend Crystal Ball
A new report forecasting the top 10 workplace trends of the future says video and Web conferencing will make business travel extinct while social networking sites and other Web 2.0 technologies emerge as the primary tools for job recruiting. Is your organization ready to support these and other workplace trends? Or maybe you're already making these shifts.
Yahoo Execs Exit Stage Left
Though it's easy to make Yahoo's failure with Microsoft or the company's partnership with Google a scapegoat for these departures, there are some who are just moving on.
The Renewed Allure Of Telecommuting
With gasoline prices rising above $4 a gallon, a recent survey found that 40% of tech workers would willingly take a pay cut to telecommute. Meanwhile, more employers are apparently offering IT pros the choice to work remotely as a perk to attract hard-to-find skills. Is telecommuting an option you offer your staff?
PayPal Unveils Developer Portal
Additions to the Developer Central Portal include advice on responding to requests for proposals, marketing tips, redesigned APIs, and online payment training materials.
Oregon State Wins 2008 Mars Rover Challenge
The team was commended for the way they used common household products in the competition, which involved geology, biology, basic engineering, construction, and emergency navigation.
Lights! Camera! Action! New Job?
Unemployment numbers are rising, according to the U.S. government's latest labor stats. In the hunt for new work, do you think a Web-based video resumé would help you stand out from other job candidates? Some folks think it's worth a try.
Using Baby Carrots To Motivate Staff In Big Ways
How do you thank your hardest working staff? Is it through once-a-year raises, or perhaps with occasional bonuses? Some companies are using Web-based services to recognize outstanding employee performance throughout the year with small rewards that can really add up in goodwill.
Best Smartphone Platforms For Business
A smartphone's OS drives its productivity-enhancing powers. Here's a guide to choosing among Windows Mobile, Blackberry, iPhone, Nokia S60, and Google Android.
Online Job Vacancies Drop More Than 13%
May shows a slight recovery from the large April decline, but overall the number of online advertised vacancies has been on a downward trend for the past several months.
Juggling Workloads And The Beach
Summer is almost here. Do you know where your employees are? When colleagues are on vacation, those back in the office are often left scrambling to make up the work that's left behind, especially when there's a project deadline approaching. But project resource planning tools can help.