Tag Archives: work

9 gadgets to help you improve your productivity levels at work

Be it at work or any other activity; it can be quite challenging to keep your focus zeroed in on a single process. And more so at work, given the monotony, it brings along. Though it is challenging, it is not highly impractical to improve work productivity either. Irrespective of the industry you are in, productivity is probably the most sought after ... Read More »

Health stakeholders work to restore trust in school-based immunization

MANILA — In some of the Philippines’ most vulnerable communities, parents, health professionals and school leaders are working quietly to restore parents’ trust in immunization, which was tarnished by a shelved anti-dengue campaign. Two years since it transformed an elementary school in Iloilo from the entire province’s laggard to 100-percent compliance with school-based immunization against measles rubella and tetanus diphtheria, ... Read More »

How to talk about money when you work in finance

When you work in finance, you are steeped in money. You almost certainly earn more money than the average person (unless maybe they work in the Swiss pharmaceutical sector) and you likely think of transactions denominated in fiat currencies throughout your day. In the same way that Eskimos have many words for snow, finance professionals therefore have many words for ... Read More »

Reducing Work Stress May Lower The Risk Of New Mental Illness Cases

If your workplace is supporting its employees by reducing their job strain, it may boost in preventing new cases of common mental illness from occurring up to 14 per cent, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, confirm that high job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental disorders such as ... Read More »

Facepalm: Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs won’t work with today’s motherboards

Get ready to facepalm, Intel fans. The company’s upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs apparently won’t work with existing stocks of motherboards, a manufacturer confirmed on Wednesday. In a Twitter post by Asrock last Saturday, the company flat-out said the new CPU won’t work with today’s motherboards. When asked by Evan Jensen “…will the Z270 Supercarrier get support for the upcoming @intel ... Read More »

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work

After years of near-silence, Apple is slowly starting to make a bit of noise about its work on artificial intelligence. Last December the iPhone maker shared its first public research paperon the topic; this June it announced new tools to speed up machine learning on the iPhone; and today it started blogging. Sort of. The company’s new website, titled “Apple Machine Learning ... Read More »

When blogging gets scary: my bout with the bullies who plagiarized my work

I’m a blogger, not a fighter. I enjoy blogging and often criticize myself for not blogging often and frequently enough. Between managing my household and family of daughters plus my husband and my mom who recently moved in with us, in addition to being a fitness instructor and a network marketer, I often lament about there not being enough hours ... Read More »

Putting kitchen gadgets to the test to see which really work

Testing out which kitchen gadgets will really save you time in the kitchen. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A way to save time and money in the kitchen is something we’d all love. There are entire stores dedicated to gadgets that promise to get it done. There are literally dozens of options to choose from. Most are under $10 and all ... Read More »

Time to work on education

In my last post I promised to share some ideas on how the plight of the unemployed might be addressed, emphasising that education and skills training can play a vital role in easing this rapidly escalating problem.  The urgency of our need to find solutions cannot be overstated, particularly in light of the recent explosion in violence against women. Read ... Read More »

Cake culture at work causing obesity

Cake culture at work causing obesity (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Sharing sweet treats at workplace may be contributing to several health problemssuch as obesity and poor oral hygiene, experts in the UK have warned. It may be managers wanting to reward staff, colleagues wanting to celebrate, or people bringing presents back from their holidays, but sugary snacks at the workplace are ... Read More »