Monthly Archives: November 2010

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Is Prolonged Sitting Hazardous to Your Health?

Eat your vegetables, get enough sleep, exercise, don’t drink or smoke – we all know these are good habits to develop in order to get or remain healthy. Should we now add avoid sitting for prolonged periods to our “healthy habits” list? In a recent Washington Post article “Those with a Desk Job, Please Stand [...]

Etiquette for social media

In her article “5 Often-Forgotten Social Media Etiquette Rules,” Jean Aw founder and editor-in-chief of NOTCOT, gives a quick refresher on good online behavior. Here’s a quick summary of the 5 rules: 1. Offer something of value – make sure it is useful and interesting. 2. Observe someone’s habits before engaging with them – don’t [...]

Employee Communications in Tough Times

How are companies handling internal communications in today’s economy? A survey to obtain insight into how the recession is impacting employee communications queried senior in-house internal communications experts and HR specialists from a wide range of businesses and locations in November/December 2009. Following are the results.* • Of the businesses surveyed, 73% have been negatively [...]

What Do Americans Do Online?

According to an August research report from The Nielsen Company, Americans are spending nearly a quarter of their online time on social networking sites and blogs, a 43 percent increase over a year ago. Said Nielsen analyst Dave Martin, “Despite the almost unlimited nature of what you can do on the web, 40 percent of [...]