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. 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.
Who drives product innovation? The answer is small, entrepreneurial development teams — better known as "agile teams" in the high-tech industry. 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.
Check out the infographic below from ResumeBear for a breakdown of who offers what perks. Every week we post a list of social media and web job opportunities. 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.
And mounting research suggests that sitting at your desk for eight hours a day can have a dramatic impact on your health. Don't get me wrong. I burn plenty of calories typing emails. And I make a point to always click and drag through long websites and documents — scroll wheels are for lazy people. 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. 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.
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). 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.
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 ?
Mardi 10 mai 2011 | Politique, Portrait du sup. Alors que s’ouvre demain à Toulouse le colloque annuel de la CPU nous avons souhaité faire le point sur les Présidents des universités.
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. En revanche, la pratique arrive après la formation, qui culmine à 30%, comme facteur d’amélioration pour tout graphiste qui se respecte. Enfin, l’infographie présente les sites de graphisme les plus populaires sur la toile, smashingmagazine arrive en tête suivi de behance, fffound et de dribbble.
Source : frenchweb.fr. 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.
[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. 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. [Pierre Joliot] Quelle police utilisez-vous sur votre CV? Sans tomber dans le conseil « tarte-à-la-crème » et simpliste, il est clair que personne n’a eu l’idée de faire un CV en Comic sans MS. Selon id-carrières, le CV n’est pas mort, il est même plus vivant que jamais !
D’où, l’importance à accorder à ce morceau de papier, qui peindra ainsi une image pertinente de vous-même et renforcera votre attractivité auprès de potentiels employeurs. Cette infographie – de l’Université du Colorado – nous rappelle ainsi les quelques règles importantes, que vous ne devez pas négliger. 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.
When dealing with an ATS, a text-based resume with clear headers is the best way to go. That way, the software can parse through your resume accurately, picking out all of the juicy details the hiring manager is seeking (i.e. HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC] Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days.