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Facing A Job Interview? Just Be Yourself, Suggests A Study

People are often encouraged to only present the best aspects of themselves at interview London: Applying for a new job? Just relax and be yourself during the interview, as a study has found that authenticity is key to securing an employment offer. Researchers, including those from University College London (UCL) in the UK, found that high-quality candidates who strive to ... Read More »

Facebook’s Pride reaction should be available to everyone

Facebook is taking some heat for the pride reactions roll-out this month. The social media network added a rainbow reaction to its standard reactions in support of LGBTQ pride month. The problem: in places like Russia, users don’t have access to the new reactions. This isn’t the first time Facebook has kept special limited-time reactions to certain areas; it didn’t ... Read More »

Creating Personalized Experiences Doesn’t Have to be Hard: See These 5 Strategies

Customers are demanding more personalized experiences. More than 53 percent of consumers want a fully personalized experience online, in part because they’ve been willing to part with so much data. Through cookies, app tracking, surveys, and other means of data collection, businesses have more information on their customers than ever before. And thanks to new technologies, it’s possible to deliver ... Read More »

Sony’s move to focus on flagship Xperia phones could be good for it

Sony Mobile just announced on its Investor’s Day celebration that it is trying to streamline its product portfolio by eliminating ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. Currently the company produces three separate lines of smartphones –  mid-range handsets like the Xperia XA1 Ultra and Xperia XA1, ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Not Be as Fast as Rivals When It Comes to LTE Speeds: Here’s Why

Verizon, AT&T and the rest of the US wireless industry have a big boast for this year’s crop of smartphones: thanks to network upgrades, devices will be able to download as much as a gigabit of data in a single second – speeds 100 times faster than before. But that won’t be the case for Apple’s newest iPhones, devices to ... Read More »

Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

HIGHLIGHTS Google made Nik Collection completely free last year The search giant acquired Nik Software back in 2012 Nik Software was also the creator of Snapseed Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 ... Read More »

This Overlooked Labor Rule Could Be a Huge Drag on U.S. Businesses

Shoppers walk up steps to enter a closing Sports Authority store in Corte Madera, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images On May 10, 13 Democrats in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) expressing concerns over the agency’s expansive and vague standard for determining when two U.S. ... Read More »

American Gods on television couldn’t be more timely

Yetide Badaki as love goddess Bilquis in the TV version of American Gods. Photograph: Jan Thijs/2017 Starz Entertainment, LLC It’s a good bet that writers are scrambling to produce the first great novel of the Age of Trump: trying to make sense of this monstrous unexpectedness, this terrifying combination of clowntime and apocalypse. But maybe the great novel of Trump’s America ... Read More »

Brands are wrong to force marketers to be ‘whole-brained’, says Direct Line’s marketing boss

Marketing is continually challenged to be more data-driven and analytical while still being creative, but that doesn’t mean individuals need to take on the burden of both parts of the equation, says Mark Evans, marketing director at Direct Line Group. While he agrees marketing as a discipline must incorporate people with both left- and right-brained skills, to demand both of ... Read More »

Innovation Research Tour Might Be for You

Getting a business off the ground takes gumption, smarts and, unfortunately, some money. Getting loans and seeking out investors are perfectly viable options, but you’ll also be psyched to know that the government is offering seed funding you can grab, too. The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced plans this week for its Small Business Innovation National Road Tour, which has ... Read More »