By Adrienne Erin Online Career Tips, Contributor While email is still considered to be the backbone of communication in today’s offices and businesses, instant messaging (IM) has taken off massively in the last few years. In fact, over 50 percent of workers now use IM at work. The question is, how productive can it be?
By Adrienne Erin Online Career Tips, Contributor Online writing has come a long way since the time of ICQ, AIM, and other instant messaging platforms were popular. But times are changing, and people are slowly learning about when a little professional formality is in order, even online. Professional online writing has many differences when compared to more informal writing online.