Facebook breaks mean happier, more productive employees?

For many who have jobs behind a computer desk and keyboard, facebook and other forms of internet usage at the workplace has been banned. A research firm Keas performed a study and found that allowing facebook usage at work actually promotes a happier, more productive worker. An Academy of Management first actually ran a study that divided two groups of …

The Work State of Mind [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to this infographic from gyro, the “Work State of Mind” – the workplace has steadily changed and evolved around smartphones with internet technology. Traditionally, work was separated from outside activities. Now most smartphone users can handle social matters at work, and work matters at dinner. One statistic shows that 98% of workers deal with personal matters at the office. …

Work Smarter, Not Harder [Infographic] – How-To Geek

Are you satisfied with how work is going and how much you are getting done? A work day is full of distractions, some more obvious than others. Learn a few easy tricks for making your workday more productive without destroying your work-life balance. Your boss will be impressed and you will be relieved when you put these helpful productivity tips …

Women @ Work Infographic | Great on the Job

Women are starting businesses more today than ever. Women now make up nearly half of the national workforce (47%). The most common types of businesses owned by women are healthcare/social assistance, professional/technical services, and retail. There is still a gap between men and women’s leadership in business worldwide and in the U.S. The gap is decreasing over time and in …

INFOGRAPHIC : The Internet In 2020

A new infographic created this week by Visual.ly gives some surprising predictions of what the internet will consist of in the year 2020. Technology advances so rapidly, it’s no wonder that 8 years from we can expect such a leap in the state of the internet. A massive rise in users, more geographic variety, greater use of cloud computing and …

Social job hunt infographic

Job hunters, take note! A new infographic shows the changing face of the job search in 2012, with 1 in 6 workers using social media to get hired. 16% of employees surveys said they found their current job through a social network and 9 in 10 job seekers have a profile on a social media site. [pinit count=”horizontal”] Created by: …

Visual Resumes Matched with Visual Vacancies: a Breakthrough in Online Recruiting

The job hunting process is on the verge of a dramatic change. ResumUP, has come up with a great way to merge modern technology with the old, often dated, process of applying for a job. A piece of software uses various social network pages to pull together a “visual resume” which they claim is very attractive to recruiters. A similar …

CEO Pay versus the Average Worker

There is a lot of debate about huge salaries and bonuses. Payscale did a comparisan between the salary of the top man versus the average worker. No surprise that some of these ratio’s are very high. If a company does well some of it could be argued as fair but when companies are in the red? What do you think …

Google or Facebook For Employee Satisfaction?

According to a report by Glassdoor, employee satisfaction at Google is reported higher than Facebook for the first time in four years. Glassdoor also found employees at Google have a higher approval rate of their CEO, Larry Page. Google employees also felt they had advantages in food, benefits, and fewer working hours, while Facebook could only compete with marginally higher …

Is your social media profile costing you interviews?

Just ran into this infographic. No doubt a poor social media profile can cost you jobs but if you are applying for tech jobs with almost half of them checking your profile. So keep it clean, no spelling errors, no drunken pictures or links to your favorite online games (unless you are applying for a games company) [pinit] via Click …