Feeling appreciated and the quality of workplace both key to employee happiness

The quality of the workplace has a powerful effect on the levels of happiness of staff, with nearly half of respondents (49 percent) to a recent survey stating that having a great office environment is important to their happiness at work, but according to the figures, only a quarter (25 …

Jeff Bezos Announces $97.5 Million in Grants to Help Homeless People

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday announced that 24 organizations working to help the homeless will receive a combined $97.5 million in grants from his Day One Fund, CNBC reported. The $2 billion fund launched in September and included two separate funds: the Families Fund and the Academics Fund. The …

Enrich brainstorming sessions with Office 365 collaboration tools

Making sure your team meetings and collaborative sessions are efficient and productive is always important, especially as they’re directly related to your bottom line. This could lead you to implement various hacks and techniques, but the best solution could actually be right under your nose. Let’s talk about Office 365 …

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements from companies, some of the most interesting updates have come from regulators, and specifically, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The financial regulator openly discussed its views on cryptocurrency and plans to develop blockchain technology locally. For …

Young people mistakenly associate self-employment with more pay and leisure time

Students and school-leavers see self-employment as a route to a higher income, better work-life balance and more family time and so one in five 16 to 21 year olds think they will self-employed at some point, a new analysis from the Office for National Statistics shows. However, other studies from …

Benefit from more diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace can lead to business gains, especially when it comes to company culture and productivity. In this piece, we’ll talk about the benefits of greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and discuss how you can make strides towards both — while avoiding some common …

These savvy people earn millions doing work-from-home jobs

It’s a well-known fact that more and more companies are starting to offer work-from-home job opportunities to attract highly talented individuals who value lifestyle-related perks in the workplace. It probably won’t surprise you to learn that in 2018, many of the highest paying jobs around were in excess of $100,000 …

Half of CIOs say Artificial Intelligence will lead to more jobs and improve productivity

    Fears that Artificial Intelligence will destroy the job market are not shared by more than half (51 percent) of UK CIOs who see AI as a job creator. This is more than three times the number who say that it will diminish workers’ job prospects (16 percent). For the survey …

Christmas Bucket List

Merry Christmas Everyone! I hope you’re having a terrific Christmas week with family and friends. This Christmas is a bit strange for us. RB40Jr and I are in Thailand for 5 weeks while Mrs. RB40 enjoys a cozy Christmas with our cat in Portland. This is the first time we …

Nuxt.js: a Minimalist Framework for Creating Universal Vue.js Apps

Universal (or Isomorphic) JavaScript is a term that has become very common in the JavaScript community. It’s used to describe JavaScript code that can execute both on the client and the server. Many modern JavaScript frameworks, like Vue.js, are aimed at building single-page applications (SPAs). This is done to improve …

AI-Driven Design: How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping UI/UX Design

AI products have started entering our era quicker than we could imagine. Artificial intelligence has found its place in different industries. From spam filters to autopilots in aeroplanes – AI surrounds us and impacts even the most unexpected areas of our lives. UI/UX design is not an exception. Entering this …