Bridging the Digital Divide: Bringing Technology into the Workplace Part II Leandra Williams, Owner, Stingray Advisory Group LLC
According to a recent article on Social Times, 46% of web users turn to social media when making buying decisions. To proactively capitalize on this, more and more small-to-medium size businesses (SMB) are incorporating social media into their marketing strategy.
Whether you’re working a dream job, or even a “meh, it’s fine” job, rocking your career feels great. How good does it feel to strut into a meeting, knowing you are fully prepared? Or stand in your boss’ office for a performance review, and hear him or her shower you with praise? Answer: It feels good. Really good.
The pressure for performance and the talent that drives it will likely increase as business decisions become more complex, driven by globalization, connectivity, analytics and other trends. This article presents seven crucial trends that can be viewed as leading indicators of emerging threats and strategic opportunities.
When working with start-up entrepreneurs, there are always a lot of questions that arise. It’s very common to have a great idea and then not know what to do next. Though it may be easy to skip ahead and just jump right in to operations, in the long run it will be crucial to have established a strong foundation for your business.
Email. Texting. Social media. Gchat. Technology has taken over the workplace, and it continues to evolve what we work on and how we get it done. What’s the new frontier for HR? In Karen Higgenbottom’s Forbes article, she highlights two trends that employees and HR leaders should look for in 2015, quoting Achievers’ Head of Business […]
Policy manuals have been a topic of contention for years. There are those firmly in the camp that they are not needed. There are those who believe in a minimalist approach, only including what is absolutely legally necessary to add clarity (I fall in this camp). Then there are those organizations who have a policy for everything.
What do you do when you come to the end of a calendar year as it approaches the start of another one? Do you get caught up in the festive season hype and then, as you roll into the new year, find it all a bit anticlimactic? Or, are you a bit like me and prefer to keep it a quieter, reflective time?
When Alan* heard the email “ping” from his new boss’s nearby desk, his quiet laughter turned to a sinking feeling in his stomach. Was that a notification that she’d received the email he’d just sent, mocking how she’d criticized the mess left in the office kitchen? He swore he had hit “forward” before writing his scathing response… but it turned out he hit “reply” instead. And what he wrote, intended as a private joke between buddies, was not going to do him any favors with the boss.
Two strains of the question mark virus are running rampant through our society, and hopefully you are not a carrier. You almost certainly have been exposed to one or both strains within the last day or two, however