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Study Explores How to Increase Productivity by Stopping Cyberloafing

Study Explores How to Increase Productivity by Stopping Cyberloafing

admin January 20, 2016 0

A new study by Matthew McCarter, associate professor of management at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), looks into the bane of managers in nearly every industry: employees slacking off by excessively

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Amazon To Open Fifth On-Campus, Offline Location At University Of Pennsylvania

Amazon To Open Fifth On-Campus, Offline Location At University Of Pennsylvania

admin January 14, 2016 0

Amazon has spent the last year expanding its challenge to the existence of college bookstores, opening pickup locations on campuses scattered across the country. There, students can pick up things that they ordered on

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Philadelphia Plan Offers Hope for Troubled Newspapers

Philadelphia Plan Offers Hope for Troubled Newspapers

admin January 13, 2016 0

The decision to donate Philadelphia’s two main newspapers to a nonprofit organization highlights the deepening woes of big US dailies, but also suggests a possible lifeline for the troubled industry. The Philadelphia Inquirer, part

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Why Checking Your Emails After Work is so Bad for Your Health

Why Checking Your Emails After Work is so Bad for Your Health

admin January 6, 2016 0

Unless you’re very young or very old, it’s likely you have some kind of relationship with email, whether you get hundreds of messages a day or a few dozen a week. A new study

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Retailers Are Losing Millions Because of the Warm Winter

Retailers Are Losing Millions Because of the Warm Winter

admin January 6, 2016 0

This December brought some of the warmest temperatures on record, which meant people around the world were still comfortably wearing T-shirts outside in the winter. While most people rejoiced over the unseasonably warm temperatures,

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Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

admin January 3, 2016 Comments Off on Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

A century or so after the handlebar mustache made boardrooms look like a convention of Kaiser Wilhelm II impersonators, facial hair has found its way back to the professional setting. As a new generation

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The U.S. Postal Service is Testing a Service That Will Email You Your Mail

The U.S. Postal Service is Testing a Service That Will Email You Your Mail

admin December 7, 2015 0

You’ve got E-mail. The U.S. Postal Service is currently testing a service that will email people photos of the envelopes of their letter-size mail. It sounds pretty invasive, but the service, Informed Delivery, will only send

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Walmart Starting Cyber Monday On Sunday Because Murica

Walmart Starting Cyber Monday On Sunday Because Murica

admin November 24, 2015 0

Here’s a proposal: why don’t we toss out all the special names for the big holiday shopping days and just accept the fact that retailers are going to throw sales at the public before,

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Will Smartphones Kill the Tradition of Black Friday?

Will Smartphones Kill the Tradition of Black Friday?

admin October 21, 2015 0

The obligatory chore of holiday shopping isn’t nearly as stressful as it once was—thanks in large part to our mobile devices. No longer are we required to dedicate entire days at the mall, maneuvering

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Final US Airways Flight Lands in Philly

Final US Airways Flight Lands in Philly

admin October 17, 2015 0

The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its roundtrip journey. The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 a.m. Saturday after departing from San Francisco

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