Modern Work

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8 Best Social Media Analytics Tools for 2018

As a marketer, you know there’s one tool in your toolbox that you simply can’t live without: data. Social media analytics tools help you use those metrics, numbers, and graphs to better understand your audience and craft marketing strategies that will resonate with them best.

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9 Secrets to Effective Communication in the Workplace

Management experts know proper communication in the workplace can lead to massive savings and a host of other benefits.

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Foreign Transaction Fees: 9 Things You Must Know Before Traveling

Many U.S. freelancers and online professionals dream of traveling and working overseas – but rarely plan for foreign transaction fees.

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7 Socially Responsible Companies and What You Can Learn from Them

Socially responsible companies rule the roost – especially in the growing millennial demographic.

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Improving Active Listening Skills at the Workplace

Active listening skills in the workplace can increase productivity, facilitate a healthy workplace culture, prevent mistakes, and avoid misunderstandings.

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Pros and Cons of Flextime Work Options

Flexibility—and flextime work options matter more and more in the modern workplace.

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5 Tips to Managing Conflicting Opinions In Product Development

As a product manager, a core piece of your job is collecting feedback and then putting it to work to improve your product development strategy.

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7 Things About Managing Expectations You Wish You’d Known Earlier

Managing expectations is something every human being faces daily. It’s where most of the communication fails, be it in marketing or between team members. It’s also something we should think more about, to boost our professional careers and commercial success, as well as the happiness in our working environments. We’ve created a means for you

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Avoid Working During Vacation (with Scorched Earth Tactics)

“Oh man, time sure moves slowly when you’re on vacation – maybe I’ll just check my e-mail for a second?” And down the bloody rabbit hole, you go. I have a vacation coming up next week and I have failed to put together a plan for the holidays. Which means I have every chance of accidentally

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If You Don’t Feel Anxiety, You’re Not Trying Hard Enough

We hear so much about the negative effects of stress that we actually forget about why stress exists in the first place.

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Why 9-to-5 Has to Die (and How to Build Smarter Work Hours)

The objective of work is not to be at work – it’s to get work done.

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What Programming Is Like (As a Job, As an Activity & On Mondays)

A recent conversation with a coworker made me think about the gap between what programming is like for programmers and how non-programmers (read: normal people) imagine it to be. I think we as programmers (developers, coders, ninjas, samurai, whatever you want to call yourself) are so engulfed in our own world that we don’t even