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Don't Just Chat, Connect! Making Collaboration a Competitive Advantage

By Michael Stone

While collaboration tools have made it simple to communicate across the world at a moment's notice, it's also easier for information to get lost in the shuffle — especially when this information is shared in a silo. To truly accelerate workplace productivity and collaboration, systems, records, data and files that employees need to get their jobs done must be embedded into our everyday workflow.

Women In Aerospace: Challenges And Opportunities

By Bonnie Marcus

There has been much discussion and attention paid recently to women and STEM careers. Rather than continue this conversation in general terms, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at specific STEM industries in which women are underrepresented to highlight some of the opportunities for women and as well as the challenges. Aerospace is the first industry I’m exploring relative to these issues.

Pros and Cons of an Open Office Layout

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

With open office layouts gaining popularity, cubicles may be a thing of the past. With companies looking for more interoffice connections and teamwork-driven projects, an open office seems like the best, most effective design. While this work place phenomenon is changing the way offices are run, it may not be the best design. Read on to find out why open offices work well and ways in which they fall short to the cubicle.

Blue. No, Yellow! Monty Python and the Marketing Bridge of Death

By Michael Brenner, B2B Marketing Insider Special to Online Career Tips Have you ever faced the Marketing Bridge of Death? You work on an important project with a motivated and talented team. You work towards a clearly defined goal with every ounce of knowledge and effort and teamwork you can muster. You stay up all night preparing for your “big reveal” – the final presentation to the executive team.

4 Expert Tips For ‘Never-Fail’ Negotiation

If a new job is in the offing for you in the new year, chances are better than even that you will, at least at some point before nailing down the position, be involved in some form of negotiation, e.g., salary, number of vacation days, starting date, etc. Since most of us are not regularly engaged in negotiations of any kind, you might want to take some pointers about how to successfully negotiate.