The One Huge Mistake You’re Making With Your Resume, According to a Team of 482 Hiring Managers

Conventional wisdom holds that your résumé should be no longer than one page. At least that’s what most résumé coaches will tell you. But new research suggests that job recruiters were more than twice as likely to prefer two-page resumes over one-page résumés — a conclusion that surprised even the …

A just in time lesson about office design and the death of the desk

The nascent years of new ways of working in the late 80s and early 90s coincided with a widely held but soon to be discarded belief that the Japanese had cracked management practices. So it was perhaps inevitable that the principles of a process called just in time manufacturing – …

Top Essentials to Enhance Business Productivity & Success this Summer

Summer is almost officially here! The change in seasons is always a fantastic time to stock up on new innovations that will help you bring your business to a whole new level of success. If you’re looking for an essential to help you enhance productivity (or a last-minute Father’s Day …

Google launches Be Internet Awesome kits and $1,000 grants to help parents teach kids about internet safety

Google is teaming up with the National PTA, the U.S. nonprofit parent-teacher association, to launch a new program designed to teach parents how to educate their kids on various facets of online safety. The internet giant has created an all-in-one kit, constituting a Google Pixelbook, a presentation covering topics across the …

Global warming is already having a widespread economic impact

The impact of global warming is rarely included in standard macroeconomic forecasts, even over 20-30 year time horizons. This partly reflects the perception that the economic effects of global warming are unlikely to become significant until the second half of this century and even then, will cost no more than …

Remote working has mixed effect on wellbeing, stress and productivity

Nuffield Health has released a review of remote working and its impact it on companies and their staff. According to The effects of remote working on stress, wellbeing and productivity (registration), while remote and flexible work help people deal with the conflicting demands of their lives, the evidence is unclear …

Product packaging reflects on your brand — make it count

When you sell products online, your product packaging is a crucial part of telling your brand story — and don’t forget about your shipping packaging. Both can make consumers like your company more … or less. Find out why product packaging is so important, from the materials you use to …

Top Tips for Optimizing Your Distribution and Delivery Network

For many small businesses, distribution and logistics are among the most difficult challenges to overcome. There is a need to develop a reliable distribution network to keep up with market demand. At the same time, it is also necessary to keep costs at a manageable level and to continuously optimize …

Friday finds: the best workplace stories from this week

Technologies won’t replace good management Is this the RFP – or just another country? The way hunter-gatherers share food shows how cooperation evolved The future of human work is perpetual beta The most plausible cause of wellbeing decline is screen time The gig economy isn’t going to be the future …