Some Thoughts to Ponder

I recently spent some time in discussions, chats, and brain-picking sessions with some technologists of different backgrounds and vocations. One theme that seemed to run through was different thoughts on security. We know that from a demographic standpoint, many technologists believe in a combination of as much personal freedom for …

The New Office Etiquette

The folks over at job-board site www.monster.com have shared 12 rules for the workplace regarding etiquette. Even though most employees know to follow these instinctively, an occasional refresher on the matter tends to be quite helpful. Some of the best-to-follow: Watch your language. Even if you work in a casual environment. Stay …

Crimes of the Cubicle

I like to keep on top of news and tips for the workplace. Salary.com just posted a great guide of 15 Crimes of the Cubicle. Sure, many people have done at least 1-2 of these, but it’s a great idea to make sure that you’re not a “chronic cubicle criminal.”

Acing the Interview

I get a real kick out of following interesting people on Twitter. One of those is a user called “@TheSuccessKing.” They provide great resources for anybody who is career-minded and entrepreneurial. They recently linked to an article that highlighted interview concepts and guidelines which can be easily missed by candidates …

End-of-Year Success Review!

We’re very fortunate to have had some great success this year at Bixly. The end of the year is always a great time to reflect on some of our successes. We really want to share these with you, and show the opportunities that exist here! We launched our Business Process, …

Forbes and Bixly Have a Connection

A couple of months ago, Forbes published an article of the 5 most sought-after personality traits in new-hires. They were: professionalism, high-energy, confidence, self-monitoring, and intellectual curiosity. Interestingly enough, these are areas that we tend to have opinions on. We don’t typically require that a new hire have a college …

Does Facebook Matter?

Social media is considered a vital frontier in multiple facets of business. Marketing departments utilize social media as a critical part of their outreach. The return on investment can be stellar, since the barriers to entry are relatively low (all you need is a free account to get started). Furthermore, …