This Credit Card Has No Annual Fee and Gives 3% Cash Back on Dining. Here’s Why It’s the Best of 2018

For a lot of people out there, the idea of paying an annual fee just to be allowed to spend money seems absurd. While annual fee credit cards can be cost-effective, we know there are plenty of you who think it’s a deal breaker and want to find the best …

Contribution of “digital workers” to grow by 50 percent over next two years

A new survey from research firm IDC claims to reveal the true extent of software robots supporting humans in the workplace. The IDC whitepaper, Content Intelligence for the Future of Work (registration), sponsored by ABBYY, indicates that the contribution of software robots, or what the report calls digital workers, to …

Sociopathic corporations, the office as home, self-promotion anxiety and some other stuff

There is a theory that when companies talk about issues such as corporate social responsibility they are doing so because it helps them to achieve their business goals. This is the coldly rational thing to do according to people like free market guru Milton Friedman who argues that companies should …

Improving patient engagement: Measuring results in the small- to midsize medical practice

For better or for worse, healthcare is changing, and as a result, your practice might be experiencing some growing pains. That’s because today’s healthcare world embraces consumerism in the sense that healthcare is a consumable service in a competitive market. As such, patient engagement is a critical marker. Why patient …

From nudge tech to listening tools, Gartner makes some workplace predictions for 2019

Last year we saw businesses reporting their gender pay gap, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect, speculation on how Brexit will impact jobs and further impact on how technology is changing the way we work.  Looking forward to the year ahead, Gartner has pulled together a fresh set of …

Use Scrum in Agile Marketing to Bring More Visibility to Your Brand

It’s important for your personal brand to be prepared for the latest marketing trends online. In order to accomplish this we need to have specific systems and instructions in place. Scrum methodology and agile marketing both help you to prepare for the future and have an effective strategy in place. …

Women in technology: How tech companies can (and should) get more female applicants

Hiring more women for roles in technology companies — especially in leadership positions — is a positive step forward for our culture and society … and a smart business decision. In this article we’ll look at why we need more women in technology, some obstacles faced by females in the …

Signs that somebody is about to quit are there nine months in advance

The first signs that an employee is considering quitting appear clearly nine months before they actually depart, with declining loyalty as a key indicator, claims a study called The 9-month warning: understanding why people quit—before it’s too late (registration) from Peakon. Based on more than 33 million employee survey responses …

‘The Pay Is Just Not Enough.’ EMTs Are Working Multiple Jobs Just to Make Ends Meet

If the thought of being rushed to the hospital in a speeding ambulance gives you goosebumps, here’s something that will really make your skin crawl. Chances are, the person behind the wheel — and the one administering life-saving care in the back — are both tired, overworked, and underpaid. Paramedics …

Even Fox News admits the Kavanaugh hearing is a 'disaster for Republicans'

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony on Thursday  before the Senate Judiciary Committee was arresting, painful, and often damning — even for the pundits on Fox News. After Ford began her testimony on Thursday, Fox News host Chris Wallace told a panel that Ford’s testimony and the cross-examination format made this …