A BIG and powerful strategy to get the job you want

An executive recruiter once told me: "If you're doing all the right things right (with your targeted job search, networking, resume and interviewing ), then the key to job search success is being

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Mark Cammuta

Digital Manners: E-Mail Etiquette: Tips for Home and Work

E-Mail Etiquette: Tips for Home and Work Mind the spam. Distribution lists are a godsend for getting the word out about something en masse, but take care not to spam your recipients. A

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Christopher Null

Sales gurus go low tech to make high-impact presentations

High-tech sales pitches have historically fallen into one of two categories: not so bad or awful. Typically, representatives from the prospective customer-clustered together on one side of a conference table-have had to endure

Published on: June 15th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

Top tips for effective, hassle-free telecommuting

Telecommuting provides employees with the flexibility and quiet they need to optimize their productivity. You don't have to repeat others' expensive mistakes.  This article presents input that several telecommuting IT professionals shared via

Published on: May 13th, 2009 Esther Schindler

15 fast and easy ways to hack-proof your Mac

One of the commonly touted advantages to using a Mac is that it's more secure and less prone to malware than a PC running Windows. It's easy to see where this attitude comes

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Ryan Faas

Using “folder” power to master your BlackBerry smartphone

BlackBerry smartphones come with a default set of folders for users to store software, including RIM's own standard tools--like its Calculator and Memo Pad applications--as well as third party apps and games. The

Published on: April 17th, 2009 Al Sacco

Worm created by bored teen still torments Twitter users

The malicious worm affecting Twitter over the weekend has now mutated and continues to invade the popular microblogging network. Although Twitter is taking action against the problem, security analysts fear that further mutations

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu and Joaquim P. Menezes

Use Twitter smartly and safely for work n’ play

Like it or not, the emergence of social networks, the proliferation of mobile devices and the ubiquity of the Web has blurred our personal and professional lives. This has been particularly true on

Published on: April 13th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Three tips for getting the most from the new Facebook

When Facebook redesigned the look and feel of its site last month, the social network took some design cues from Twitter, the service that allows users to share short messages with their friends,

Published on: April 9th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Six Tweet tips to get the most from your Twitter search

It's easy to miss little gems of information on Twitter, the social networking service that allows users to exchange short messages. Because we all can't spend hours in front of the service, we

Published on: April 6th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to become the pied piper of Twitter

How do you get on Twitter's suggested follow list? It all comes down to a gut check, according to Twitter. In a post on Twitter's official blog, co-founder Biz Stone explained Twitter's process

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Ian Paul and Carrie-Ann Skinner

Top 10 ways to have an awesome Microsoft Outlook experience

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with Outlook - yes we hate it because sometimes it crashes unexpectedly, or it takes an extra three to ten seconds to do something that we

Published on: March 17th, 2009 James Wing

Simple steps to create – and automate – great BlackBerry email signatures

Research In Motion (RIM) is to mobile e-mail what the late Heath Ledger is to fictional super-villians. In fact, RIM's known throughout the smartphone space as the clear leader in e-mail management, and

Published on: March 4th, 2009 Al Sacco

Five things you shouldn’t do to be successful in tech sales

There is a huge general fallacy out there that you have to be a talker to be a good salesperson. Too often I've heard people say, "I can't be a sales person. I'm

Published on: February 17th, 2009 James Wong