Not interested in those online university courses your parents keep nagging you about? We feel you. But who says online learning is limited to academic courses only? Below are 21st century skills you should consider picking up this summer.
A new language
In the ever-globalizing world we live in, the ability to speak several languages proficiently definitely constitutes a great asset. As enrolling in tutoring centers takes up a little too much travel time and perhaps can be a little costly, why not check out these language-learning websites for you to learn on ….
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If you are getting bored around the office, or tend to forget what you are supposed to do, this list of apps will make life a little easier, assisting you in your day-to-day activities, projects and assignments, whether you are a student or an employee.
Compatibility: iOS and Android
Slack revolutionizes team communication by doing away with email. It is basically a chat room for colleagues; you create a group and people register to become an active member to keep in touch with each other, minimizing any miscommunication. In addition to being accessible on the web, meaning no intrusive notifications, it also allows you to stay on top of ….
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Workplace productivity isn’t all about the environment; it’s also about personal management.
From an employer’s point of view, the more productive an employee, the more the employer benefits: more incoming phone calls, more media coverage, better designs, and better articles. From an employee’s point of view, the more productive they are, the greater opportunities for promotion, the bigger the bonus, and also better chances to …
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For all the people working desk jobs, the aches and pains you get from sitting all day are expected.
While it’s well known that to combat this, moving around as much as possible is necessary, it’s not always the most practical. To address health concerns that come with sitting for long stretches of time, the Cleveland Clinic has some tips, as compiled by Travel+Leisure.
To find the correct posture, they recommend you sit on the edge of your seat. From there, let yourself slouch before sitting up straight and accentuating the curve of your back as much as possible. Hold this, then relax from the position slightly. This should be how you sit, and …
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Getting caught in the hustle and bustle of everyday life can make it difficult to notice the symptoms of stress, but if you’ve been suffering from some of these physical side effects, you might need to pause and take a breather.
Stress can cause headaches, thanks to tension in the jaw. According to InStyle, these types of headaches are typically a dull pain in the back of the head or in the forehead, and can last anywhere from half an hour to a handful of days. If untreated, they can turn into ….
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Some tech companies in California, United States, are said to allow employees to bring their dogs to the office.
As reported by Antara news agency, the dogs’ presence is seen as a way to help boost employee productivity by relieving stress and improving the work environment.
Santa Monica-based artificial intelligence tech firm GumGum is among the companies that encourage employees to bring dogs to the office. The company’s chief executive Ophir Tanz says that in the …
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