Week in Review 7/15 to 7/19

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Week in Review 9/9 to 9/13

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Week in Review 6/17 to 6/21

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Tips for Working Virtually

I just read How to Work From Home Effectively by JADA A. GRAVES on Money.USNews.com, and wanted to expand on her 7 tips for teleworking.

I began teleworking from home in 2002 one to two days per week.  While Federal managers were complaining about the new concept of teleworking and that they couldn’t manage people who weren’t in the office, I could attest to the fact, that for me, productivity increased.  At home there were no drop-in visitors with HR questions or people who just wanted to chat.  I was able to save work projects that didn’t include face time for the days I was at home.  Gradually I moved into only working from home and managed my day with online meetings, teleconferences, shared network files and calendars.  I can and do conduct all of my current work virtually.

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Week in Review 4/15 to 4/19

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Around the IT Industry:

According to Modis (our sister company):

  • Hate Doing Laundry? LG Can Fix That.
  • Google Fiber? If you live in Japan, think Nuro.
  • Lithium Ion Batteries Reach New Heights
  • President Obama Threatens Veto of CISPA
  • Anonymous Raises $54,798 to Fund New Independent News Site

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Week in Review 3/4 to 3/8

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Around the IT Industry:

According to Modis:

  • Galaxy S III Bug Allows Access to Personal Data on Locked Phones
  • Yahoo Mail Accounts Being Hacked Relentlessly
  • Microsoft Will Allow Office 2013 Licenses to Transfer to New PCs
  • Bill Planned to Reverse the Ban on Phone Unlocking
  • Google Says the FBI is Secretly Spying on Customers

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Week in Review 2/25 to 3/1

Here’s quick snapshot of our favorite blogs with news around the industry!

Around the IT Industry:

With the number of IT professionals growing at 2 ½ times the rate of new IT job openings, it looks like IT hiring is going to be tight this year:  http://bit.ly/YVkfLA.

Samsung is about to announce their newest Galaxy S product this March in NYC:  http://on.mash.to/YVrHGs but will their new Smartphone meet expectations:  http://onforb.es/Yw849n?

IT department reorganizations are on the horizon.  Lauren Brousell with CIO tells more:  http://bit.ly/13uAHd6

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What hidden benefits do you have at work?

When a person is looking for a new job because they are dissatisfied with current pay or position, using global vision is important. What is global vision? Global refers to the whole world and vision refers to seeing or having a clear idea of what should happen in the future. Global vision in the context of this blog means to consider your entire environment, past and present, and formulate a clear idea of what you want in your future around employment and what you are willing to trade off.

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