Now that enterprise social networks (ESNs) connect entire companies across the world, employees have more opportunities to learn, network and collaborate than ever. There are also more opportunities to embarrass yourself in front of everyone.
5 Awkward Moments on ESN—and How to Recover
Just like Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites, ESN platforms are ripe for miscommunication and conflicts. Here are five awkward moments you’ll likely encounter on ESN and team communication tips to nip them in the bud.
When the office chatterbox discovers chat.… Read more »
To-do lists are a lot like a plate of food you don’t like. You know you should finish it, but the process is so unpleasant, you just end up pushing things around instead of completing anything.
But piled up work is downright OVERWHELMING. So how do you create a to-do list that actually makes you productive at work?
Manage To-Do Lists like Projects
Think about the type of work you do get done.… Read more »
People can be productive from almost anywhere thanks to high-speed networks, cloud computing, and mobile devices. Flexible work options are fast becoming the norm, with 57% of US companies offering some form of telecommuting. Today's #E2sday takes a look at a few characteristics of people working out of the office.
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Employee disengagement continues to sweep across the U.S. workforce, considerably affecting productivity and the bottom line at companies. Gallup’s latest estimates classifies 71 percent of the U.S.… Read more »
In the last decade, the Internet has changed how teachers and students learn in the classroom. Companies like Google, Wikipedia, and WordPress have opened the door to instant exploration of subjects and questions that haven’t been available in the classroom before. Students are now able to explore the ancient Egyptian pyramids using Google Maps, see updated facts and information on a wiki, or read a famous explorer’s blog posts on their expeditions, all safely from their desks. Classrooms, schools and even districts are able to share and collaborate in private social networks, expanding collective knowledge and relationships to new horizons. The Internet has allowed education to expand past local resources, and draw from a vast library of knowledge that organizations and businesses are actively contributing to everyday.… Read more »