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. Let's get one thing straight: Freelancing is not easy.
While it offers fantastic benefits — flexible hours, more control and creative independence — there are still plenty of risks involved with striking out on your own and running your own business. And while the economy struggles to recover, freelancing poses pitfalls. Employees are Happier When Accessing Social Media at Work [Infographic] Majority of the people who log on to social networks in the course of a work day do it once or twice a day. They visit the social media sites via mobile phones or from their office computers in order to keep current with their networks. Those who do access social networking sites while at work are happier and more motivated to work.
Of course, Facebook is the number one social network people access at work. They log on to check their profiles. 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. Allow her to work from home on her own schedule, even though she's unlikely to really think it makes her more productive. And by the way, an increasing number of your employees don't think they need to be in the office either. These are all the results of a Cisco survey of 2,800 college students and young professionals worldwide. 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. 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. 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. Back in August, we brought you word of awesome perks at various startups; now, we bring you perks at a number of Silicon Valley's largest and finest. From yoga to catered lunches, 401(k)s to dry cleaning, sports teams to vacation days, these tech companies seem to understand that quality of life affects productivity — and that having to run fewer errands after work means you're more likely to stay at the office.
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.
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. Gathered by digital marketing firm KBSD, it's a treasure trove of tips, techniques and information about what companies and individuals are looking for inside your personal profiles and social information, and what you can do to show off your best side to those who might want to find out unflattering things about you. It's not too late to protect yourself and polish up your online image. How much are your contacts worth to you? [Infographic] 13 October '11, 06:05pm Follow What would it take for you to give up your personal contacts?
How about your business ones? With each of us putting a different dollar amount on what we’d accept to rebuild from scratch, contextual email plugin Smartr, from Xobni (of which we covered the launch, last week) thought it might be interesting to get a broad-scale overview. 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. Can Employees Be Trusted to Work From Home? [INFOGRAPHIC] Working from home is awesome.
But it can also be highly distracting.
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. Qui sont les présidents des universités françaises ?
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. Concernant l’inspiration, les trois premières sources citées sont le web, les livres et la radio. 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. D’Angry Birds à Doodle Jump en passant par Tap Tap Revenge, on ne compte plus les applications qui sont devenues des succès sur les smartphones. Elles regroupent des millions de téléchargements, et même au petit prix auquel elles sont vendues, les sommes acquises peuvent vite faire tourner les têtes. Surtout que pour la plupart, ce ne sont que de simples programmes qui ne coutent pas si cher à développer. Alors si vous aussi vous voulez tenter votre chance en créant une application, voici une infographie qui vous explique comment faire en quatre étapes simples. Étape 1 : créer une application, étape 2 : la mettre sur le marché, étape 3 : en vendre un exemplaire, étape 4 : répéter la troisième étape 581 395 fois. Evolution du CV. [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. How Interviewers Know When to Hire You in 90 Seconds. 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? HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]