Virginia Mcmullan

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How Female Business Travelers Save Their Employers Millions

Hint: It takes a little planning.<p>Companies, take note: Women who travel for business plan further in advance than their male counterparts, and as a result, save their employers millions of dollars, according to a study by corporate-travel firm Carson Wagonlit Travel. It's not exactly magic, either. …

A Map Of The World

A Map of the World is a unique view of something complex that helps us understand and navigate the world - Maps. The beautifully illustrated book …

This Genius Magnetic Beer Holster Lets Your Beer Levitate In Your Fridge

One hundred bottles of beer float in the air, one hundred bottles of beer...<p>We live in a world of endless creative brews—lobster beer, chocolate beer, truffle beer—and very limited fridge space. Therein lies a huge problem for summertime boozing: Where the hell can we store a twelve pack of cold …

1. The Device Mesh

A variety of other trends have led to an increased number of sensors embedded in many technologies and devices that we use personally and professionally. They become smarter as they gather more data on our daily patterns. Gartner predicts that these sensors, which tend to work in silos today will …

VC Jerry Chen reveals the 'revolution of tech trends' | #VMworld

<i>Since you’re here …</i><p><i>… We’d like to tell you about our mission and how you can help us fulfill it. SiliconANGLE Media Inc.’s business model is based on</i> …

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

The developments in digital technology of recent years are truly dramatic and their implications far-reaching. And while no-one understands all the …

6 Things Super Productive People Do Every Day -- and It Doesn't Involve Checklists

<b>It's all about mind over matter.</b><p>by Stacy Adimondo, for Rodale's Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MARIANNA ARMATA/GETTY<p>Where there's a will, there's a way, but that's just half the battle. Research shows that true and sustained productivity means staying the course to accomplish goals, and it takes more …

Self Control

Portraits of People Lost in Invisible Device Screens

Photographer Eric Pickersgill has a photo project that has the Web abuzz this week. Titled “Removed,” it shows what smartphones and tablets have done …

Introducing Office 365 Planner

We are excited to introduce a brand new experience in Office 365—Office 365 Planner, which offers people a simple and highly visual way to organize …

Project Management

What Is Performance Management? 5 Reasons Why It Matters

In a future teeming with robots and artificial intelligence, humans seem to be on the verge of being crowded out. But in reality the opposite is true.<p>…

You Must Meet These 4 Human Needs to Engage Employees

It is our belief that, “to win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.” <b>Leadership is truly all about the people</b>. Companies with …

Employee Engagement

Let Me Work, Please: A Case for Fewer & More Productive Meetings

If you feel like your workweek is structured around meetings—like all you're doing is preparing for and attending meetings, talking about and …

How Employers Can Negotiate the 'Money Talk' and Win

Take Human Resources to the Next Level with These 3 Tips

There's no question about it - people are an organization's most important asset. Whether your company has 50 employees or 5,000, managing them can …

5 Employment Laws All Small Businesses Should Know

When you run a small business, managing employees is a time-consuming part of your job. From schedules to vacation time, there's a lot to think about when it comes to dealing with human resources within your business. Among the many concerns you face daily is employee satisfaction.<p>Common sense …

Small Business

An Open Email From a CEO to All Outstanding Candidates

This email from a CEO to her recruiting team offers a glimpse of how hiring should be done. It starts by converting jobs into career moves and using a consultative hiring process to ensure full disclosure.<p><i>For many companies these days, the time has come to reengineer the hiring process. Those</i> …

Four Employee Retention Strategies For The Modern Workplace

Companies waste money on recruiting and still lose talent because they haven’t really kept up with employees’ needs.<p>In 2015, millennials surpassed gen Xers to become the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. And while they often get blamed for a whole range of changes (good, bad, and …

25 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Talent search company Caliper estimates that hiring the wrong person could cost a company up to $20,000 a year. Some would put that estimate even …

Employment

Six Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Negotiable

If you’ve ever bought a car, you probably did a little haggling. We’re used to flexing our negotiation muscles for things like vehicles and salaries, …

Three Methods To Ensure Employee Retention

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Retaining happy and motivated executives is vital to an organization’s success. High employee turnover increases expenses and has a negative impact …

Employee Engagement

14 Workplace Communication Innovations

With the increasing focus on teamwork over the individual and of open-concept designs over isolation in the office, a rising interest in workplace …

10 Ways to Show Your Ability to Handle Pressure at Work

<b>Is your job demanding?</b> Being able to deal with pressure in the workplace is a highly sought-after skill. If pressure at work is part of your everyday …

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

This is a Catch-22 situation if I’ve ever seen one:I was helping a friend with his job search. He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. A …

Human Resources

12 Ways to Spot a Potentially Violent Person in the Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you read about a workplace shooting, and the employees said something like, “I’m not surprised he did this,” or, “He always gave me the creeps, but I never thought he’d actually kill anybody”?<p>Workplace violence will …

Anti-Social Behavior

How Technology and Generational Differences Will Affect the Staffing Industry

The staffing industry is poised for growth in the coming years, yet with growth will come change. In order for our industry to navigate these …

The Visible Tattoo In The Workplace

I love this look. Not sure about the hiring managers and VP’s.<p>If you have read HRNasty for any time, you know where I sit on the topic of the visible …

Your Company Has These Employees. Your Job Is To Remove Them ASAP...

Let's face it - we spend a lot of time talking about employees from a "top talent" perspective. Who is top talent? Can we fill a team with all "A" …

How to manage autism in the workplace

<b>Employers increasingly need to assess and address autism issues in the workplace without discrimination. Lucy Kenyon explains.</b><p>We live in a world …