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22.01.2021 | 10:19 AM

6 ways to be seen as more powerful at work

22.01.2021 | 09:47 AM

Will we be able to update the Covid vaccine if the virus mutates too much?

21.01.2021 | 05:02 PM

Why Tech Workers need writing skills

21.01.2021 | 11:41 AM

Tech giants teaming up with healthcare companies to develop digital ‘vaccine passports’

21.01.2021 | 11:07 AM

4 fun ways to socialise remotely

21.01.2021 | 09:57 AM

7 Climate actions by Biden on first day

20.01.2021 | 03:15 PM

The rise, fall and future of the online platform Trump followers are fond of

20.01.2021 | 01:38 PM

Twitter, Facebook, and Google could combat disinformation with this simple design tweak

19.01.2021 | 12:23 PM

Do wealthy people practice more social distancing?

18.01.2021 | 12:30 PM

Apple planning possible subscription service

18.01.2021 | 10:22 AM

7 tips for creating a successful side hustle

16.01.2021 | 11:14 AM

WhatsApp will no longer change policy for now

14.01.2021 | 11:02 AM

Big Thinkers on the World beyond Coronavirus

13.01.2021 | 12:10 PM

YouTube nurtures African talent through #YouTubeBlackVoices fund

13.01.2021 | 10:45 AM

This is how to always win an argument, according to science

12.01.2021 | 12:12 PM

3 rules for building a strong remote company

12.01.2021 | 11:50 AM

Why you shouldn’t multitask on Zoom meetings

11.01.2021 | 04:59 PM

There’s (almost) nothing you can do about WhatsApp & Facebook

11.01.2021 | 12:48 PM

Hyundai and Apple set to sign electric car deal

11.01.2021 | 12:38 PM

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5 ways remote work makes us more creative

Many of the online HR conference sessions I’ve joined recently have been dominated by discussions around finding ways to make our remote workforce more productive and efficient. Yet while productivity matters, creativity often gets left […]

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It’s never fun to find out people are bad-mouthing you in secret. But when you learn it’s your team privately attacking you, there are severe risks to your ability to lead them effectively. Also, confronting […]

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Sometimes it feels like a day of work conversations could be summarized into a string of what I call “word trash.” “Can we take this offline, circle back, and touch base tomorrow? I have a […]

Here’s how to fix what’s sapping your team’s energy

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Do you really not care or are you just mentally exhausted?

Comparing your pre-pandemic self to your current self is a slippery slope. While you might have once been a creative, enthusiastic professional who eagerly took on new projects and opportunities for growth, these days, putting […]

4 phrases that make you sound weak to co-workers

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5 ways to achieve neurodiversity in the workplace

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3 ways to effectively communicate your potential in a job interview

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Here’s what corporate microagression looks like when working form home

These are just a few examples of what microaggressions can look like when people work remotely. Though you might think that working from home would cut down on the number of these incidents—after all, there […]

This top resume tips will serve you through the good and bad times of job hunting

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3 slick tools to help you stop opening so many browser tabs

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To-do lists are dead. Here’s what to do instead:

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You can still get hired during tough economic times

Unemployment is at an all-time high and right now, it’s harder to get hired than years and decades past. But all hope is not lost. There are ways to get noticed and separate yourself, and to get […]

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