Work Email Trends After Hours

Most people agree, when it comes to work email, less it more. Reachmail surveyed 1,000 Americans who use email regularly at work to see if they were taking their work home with them. They looked at after hours work email usage, how people are dealing with work email on weekends and days off as well as work interfering with vacation.

Second-in-Command at 25 Iconic American Companies

CEO’s often get the bulk of the credit for successful business leadership. It’s easy to credit the work of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Tim cook for their success at their respective companies. However new research from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that we may learn more about leadership in business from the second-in-command rather than the CEO.

What Your Office Desk Says About You

Everyone’s a little bit different in their work habits, and that includes how they keep their desk. Some like to keep it perfectly tidy without a scrap of mess, while others are swimming in papers, pens, last week’s lunch, etc. Then there are those who like to personalize their desk with pictures of their family, plants and other bits and pieces, and those whose desks are covered in technology such as phones, tablets, games controllers and a thousand different wires.

Facebook’s Acquisitions on its Journey to Perfection

Facebook is undeniably one of the biggest success stories in technology – and in business. Now a household name, the company has evolved from a free networking site for select college students to a multi-billion dollar empire with over a billion users worldwide. It is incredibly important to understand the evolution of this business, and how it became the giant it is today.

Companies That Scaled Quickly

The number one reason that startups fail is from premature scaling. A study from the Startup Genome Report found that 74% of startups fail because of premature scaling, while those who scale properly typically see growth that’s 20 times faster. To help to better understand why some companies get scaling right while others fail, Alligatortek has created the following infographic that takes an in-depth look at the process of scaling.

A Guide to Warehouse Safety in Ireland

Safe storage is a cornerstone of a safe warehouse. One important thing to consider is the functionality of pallets and other storage equipment, such as racking. These should be installed by professionals and inspected at regular intervals. Ireland’s Health and Safety Authority (HSA) recommend that rack safety inspections occur at least once per year.

Manager of a Generation: Millennials vs. Gen X

Designed for business managers who are looking to improve their teams’ performance and morale, this infographic showcases the different preferences millennials and generation x have for their working life. Brought to you on behalf of the online MBA available at King University, this Millennials vs. Gen X piece shows present and future business leaders how to empower and inspire their employees.