Are Obese Employees Killing Your Company? [INFOGRAPHIC] Fact: Working in the typical modern office is hazardous to your health.
Hunching over a keyboard for a third of the day makes employees fatter, sicker and more stressed than less sedentary occupations do. And here's the rub: The health damage inflicted by desk-bound drudgery cycles back and hurts the companies you work for. How? The high cost of obese employees for businesses. The amount of time Americans spend sitting increased by 8% between 1980 and 2000.
The annual medical costs of obesity-related diseases and conditions totals about $147 billion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infographic Visual Resumes. The Pitfalls of Freelancing. Employees are Happier When Accessing Social Media at Work [Infographic] End the Office? Students Want Right to Work From Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Planning on hiring a hotshot kid straight out of college?
Here's a checklist for you: Make sure she can tweet or update Facebook while on the clock. Let her get work email on whatever device she wants. How To Hire a Great Developer [FLOW CHART] Thomas Edison once said that "genius" is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.
In the world of technology startups, that 99% involves a heck of a lot of coding and wireframing. If you've got an idea for a startup, that's great — but odds are that an idea is all you have. (Well, maybe you have passion and some savings, too.) Work from home. 10 Proven Strategies of High-Performance Teams [INFOGRAPHIC] Ronald Brown is a successful startup CEO with an extensive background in technology and consumer marketing. His new book, Anticipate. The Architecture of Small Team Innovation and Product Success is available via iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. Who drives product innovation? The answer is small, entrepreneurial development teams — better known as "agile teams" in the high-tech industry.
These types of teams are obviously essential for startups, but many large companies approach team-building in the same way, especially those that lead the industry in terms of product revenue. Comment motiver vos employés? The Perks of Working at Google, Facebook, Twitter and More [INFOGRAPHIC] Are you a techie looking for work?
We recently offered some tips on landing jobs at Google, Apple and Facebook, but there are more companies in the Valley than those three. And you might be wondering what the culture is like at each of these companies, as well as at LinkedIn, Twitter, Eventbrite, Gaia and Tagged. Your Desk Job Makes You Fat, Sick and Dead [INFOGRAPHIC] The productivity of the average worker has skyrocketed thanks to technology, but it comes at the price of a sedentary lifestyle.
Shocker: Most Americans Check Work Email During the Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC] The majority of employed American adults (68%) with work email accounts check their messages during traditional family holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Among those checking their email, 27% do so multiple times each day. Those checking their accounts are not likely to find empty inboxes as 79% of those polled say they receive emails from clients or colleagues during the holidays. The below infographic, published by email and contact management company Xobni, takes a look at how and why so many Americans are on their work email during their time off. Protecting Your Online Reputation: 4 Things You Need to Know. You don't have to be running for president to care about your online reputation.
Almost everything you do online is easy to track, especially when you're using social media sites. This infographic shows you how to manage your "e-reputation," perhaps saving you some embarrassment, or even your career. How much are your contacts worth to you? [Infographic] 13 October '11, 06:05pm Follow.
Product Development: 9 Steps for Creative Problem Solving [INFOGRAPHIC] Ronald Brown is a successful startup CEO with an extensive background in technology and consumer marketing.
His new book, Anticipate. The Architecture of Small Team Innovation and Product Success is available via iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. Creativity is the main prerequisite for innovation. However, our culture emphasizes critical thinking to the near exclusion of creative thinking (although it was the key to success in the Information Age). Today's business is dominated by global complexity and commoditization. Can Employees Be Trusted to Work From Home? [INFOGRAPHIC] Working from home is awesome.
But it can also be highly distracting. One recent study found that more than 40% of employees who work from home pull double-duty watching TV or a movie. More than a quarter nap or cook dinner while on the clock, and 20% play video games on the company dime, according to a Citrix survey. So it's no wonder many bosses still oppose the work-from-home concept. But times are changing. The Internet education portal OnlineDegress.com pulled research from sources including Stanford University, Microsoft and CareerBuilder.com to create the infographic below.
Death by Desk Job: How to Fight It [INFOGRAPHIC] Your desk job can kill you. At the very least, it will likely make you fatter, sicker and more stressed out than a job that doesn't require sitting down and hunching over a keyboard for a third of the day. Studies have shown that the amount of time American's spend sitting increased by 8% between 1980 and 2000, while obesity rates doubled. Other factors played roles in fostering flab, but consider these numbers — nearly 300 million Americans don't get the minimum level of exercise required for good health. Americans burn about 50,000 fewer calories per year than they did 50 years ago, and the portion of jobs that require physical activity has declined by about 30% since 1960.
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HUMAN RESOURCES - Comment devenir graphiste ? Cette infographie créée pour et par des graphistes pourrait en intéresser plus d’un. Réalisée après avoir interviewé les 30 infographistes les plus influents du moment, elle vous permettra, peut-être d’améliorer vos atouts. A la question “faut-il savoir dessiner” pour être graphiste, 99% des sondés ont répondu no. State of the World's Female CEOs.
What Birthname Makes You Most Likely To Be CEO? [INFOGRAPHIC] L'agence de publicité moderne. Infographie : devenir millionnaire grâce à une application. Evolution du CV. Mardi 6 septembre Web - 6 septembre 2011 :: 11:08 :: Par Eric Une infographie qui retrace l’histoire de 500 ans de CV, où l’on apprend également, entre autres, que l’arrivée de Word en 1983 établit un standard de la présentation du CV, et que déjà dès 1995 l’email devient le premier moyen de transmission de son curriculum vitae.
Je ne sais pas si l’information est véritablement vérifiable mais comme c’est une startup sérieuse spécialisée dans l’analyse sémantique des CV et leur optimisation à partir d’algorithmes sophistiqués qui le dit on a tendance à faire confiance à ses sources et à son expérience dans le domaine : le premier « CV professionnel » (il y a des CV amateur ?) Aurait été rédigé par Leonard de Vinci en 1482. Ainsi, même quand on s’appelle Léonard de Vinci, il faut parfois savoir peaufiner un CV pour probablement trouver du taff. Ah, et au fait, à propos de CV, vous savez où poster le vôtre maintenant.
Voir l’image en grand format ici. [Infographie] RH : l'état du recrutement sur les réseaux sociaux en 2011. Hot Tips For Landing Jobs at Google, Apple and Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC] Google, Apple and Facebook are the tech trifecta, so we found facts that could help you land a job at one of these companies. No doubt, there will be stiff competition: Nearly one in four young professionals wants to work at Google, for instance, but there's more room in the Googleplex for software developers. Facebook gets 250,000 applications a year and sifts through them to find the cream of the crop, preferring those who build things, whether they're apps or organizations.
And Apple wants, well, Apple fanboys to help create the next generation of gadgetry, but you ought to have a reference from an existing Appler. The tech field is booming, and the industry needs bright young talent to keep innovating. How Interviewers Know When to Hire You in 90 Seconds. Infographics In these times, we can’t get enough of interviewing tips and guides. People are always fretting about job interviews, try to prepare as much as possible but there is no way of predicting the outcome.
In this video and infographic, there are some cool stats from our friends at Come Recommended. RELATED:The Weirdest Interview Questions and How to Answer them. Un CV en forme d'infographie. La police que vous ne devez absolument pas utiliser sur votre CV ! [Trouvé sur l'excellent blog d'id-carrieres, cette infographie - précédée d'une analyse fort pertinente sur la renaissance du CV, que beaucoup ont voulu enterrer trop vite. A examiner donc en détails et je ne peux que vous conseiller de parcourir le blog, afin de trouver d'autres trésors! Merci id-carriere!] La recherche comporte et comportera toujours une part importante d’activité créatrice. Does a Non-Traditional Resume Limit Your Odds? Non-traditional resumes, while unique and eye-catching, may limit a job applicant's chances of landing his or her dream job. Many companies, especially large corporations, use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to automatically parse through submitted resumes in search of keywords that indicate desired skills and experience.
HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC] Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days.