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How to Handle BYOD When an Employee is Let Go

These days, many employees are part of a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) trend. Instead of using just the company’s computer to work, people can supply their own technology. According to an Enterasys survey, 74 percent of companies allow their employees at least some type of BYOD use, and 81 percent of workers use at least one of their own personal devices for work. By allowing employees to work on their own devices — be it a smartphone, iPad or laptop — they are probably more likely to put in more work hours. However, while this might seem like a positive situation, it can quickly turn sour when the employee is let go or fired. In this case, the former...

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Infographic: Global Smartphone Sales

I recently gave a presentation at an HR conference called “Living the Mobile Life: How Mobile Technology Will Enhance Your Current Recruiting Efforts.” Many of the participants were surprised at how prevalent smartphones and other mobile devices have become in all facets of our lives. The following infographic provides some interesting data on smartphone sales across the globe. Enjoy! This Infographic is produced by Coupon Audit (provides Nordstorm promo code) and Amanda...

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Word games can help creativity

Have you ever had a case of writer’s block? Every once in a while, we all experience times when we’re not feeling as creative or focused as we need to be. One way to overcome this is to take a break and reignite your brain. Taking five or ten minutes to play a word game is sometimes all I need to get back into the flow of writing. Here’s my review on some of my favorites.

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What is the name of that song?

It can be super annoying to get a song stuck in your head on a repeating loop and not know the name of the song or the artist. Luckily, there’s an app for that and it even lets you hum or sing into your phone’s microphone to help you figure it out. Pretty cool, huh? Read all about SoundHound in this week’s app review.

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Feeling a little sluggish after your Thanksgiving feast? This app can help.

Most of us are back to work after the Thanksgiving holiday break. If you’re feeling a little guilty about eating too much turkey and pumpkin pie, check out the Get Running app. My full review is here.

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Freaking out about cooking Thanksgiving dinner? There’s an app for that!

Since Thanksgiving is only days away, I wanted to share a great cooking app that I’ve discovered: How to Cook Everything. It’s the companion app to a cookbook that I own. The cookbook has been my go-to source for a number of years, so I was thrilled that there’s an app. The app has several added features including search capabilities, a section on holiday menus and a section on 30-minute meals. Read my full review here.

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