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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Productivity’

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be pretty valuable for those seeking new hires. Work With Us and LinkedIn Recruiter are now available via mobile devices. Work …

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Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage

Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free for everyone. The product had been free for Google Apps for Business customers, but now it’s free for anybody with a Google account. Google acquired the productivity software in June of 2012. Later that year, the company launched the Quickoffice iPad app. In April, they launched apps for Android and …

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Google Now Suggests Search Results For You To Link To While Creating Documents In Google Drive

Google is now suggesting actual search results for people to link to while they’re creating documents and slides in Google Drive. Google has already had a feature that lets you find results to link to, but now it’s adding the power of suggestion. The company explains in a Google+ post: Google Drive21 hours ago You can hyperlink text in Docs …

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Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages

Google announced today that it is launching Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) in eighteen new languages. These include: Afrikaans Amharic Basque Chinese (Hong Kong) Estonian French (Canada) Galician Icelandic Khmer Lao Malaysian Nepali Persian Sinhalese Spanish (Latin America) Swahili Urdu Zulu This brings the total to sixty-five supported languages. You can see the rest here. “You can switch back …

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Google Drive Gives More Love To Third-Party Apps

Google announced some new changes to Google Drive today, aimed at helping users discover and use Drive-enabled apps more easily. The Create menu now puts third-party apps at the same level as Google’s own apps (Docs, Sheets, etc.). This is huge for developers creating Drive-enabled apps. Users can add apps to their menu by clicking “Connect more apps.” There’s also …

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An Internet Video on the Science of Productivity. HAH! (No, Really)

Sure, you could download an app to make you more productive, or you could promise yourself that you’re going to try harder to get things done. You could even get a bunch of other little things done before tackling your actual task. You could do all of these things, but they’re not really going to help make you any more …

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Google Adds Discussions To Google Drive Spreadsheets

Google announced that it is adding discussion functionality to spreadsheets in Google Drive. This is only a natural fit, as the feature was already available in documents and presentations. In collaborative efforts, users can hover over cells that have orange triangles in them to see full discussions, and or reply. Comment numbers are tallied at the bottom of the screen …

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Evernote Announces Evernote Business

Evernote unveiled Evernote Business today. “We’re really excited to bring this solution to small and medium businesses around the world. It’s the same Evernote that’s used by nearly 40 million people around the world, but with additional features that make it great for companies like yours and ours,” says Evernote’s Andrew Sinkov. CEO Phil Libin discusses the product here: It …

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One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused

With 845 million active users visiting the site every month, I think it’s safe to say that Facebook is everybody’s favorite time-killer. However, checking in on the site might do more than just fill a few minutes if you’re pressed against a deadline: it does a number on your productivity. A new study published on Psychology Today took a look …

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Businesses Should Bet On Low Productivity Around March Madness

I’m betting that if business owners check their numbers at the beginning of April, they’ll probably find their productivity levels may have slipped a bit in March. Before managers start worrying about the market or anything else business-related, the answer may be quite simply that your office has suffered from a case of March Madness. Twenty percent of employees know …

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The Microsoft Office For iPad Squabble Spills Over To Twitter

Yesterday, we reported on an upcoming version of Microsoft Office for iPad. The famous productivity suite has always been noticeably absent from iOS, and the news that an app might be making its way to the most popular tablet in the world set the interwebs ablaze. The new came courtesy of The Daily, who claimed that an image was in …

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Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED]

UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson has denied the upcoming launch, saying “The Daily story is based on inaccurate rumors and speculation. We have no further comment.” ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Back in November of 2011, rumors of an upcoming Microsoft Office app for the iPad elicited both excitement and skepticism, with a hearty dose of pessimism thrown in there as well. There exists …

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