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Rob May

  • The Evolution of Communication

    In 1672, the first mail services in Americas were unofficial routes between the northern colonies’ largest cities Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia. As the colonies grew they found their need for better communication growing. This need would spawn the evolution of communication in United States of America. Starting in 1844 with the invention and […]

  • 6 Work Place Shoe Faux Pas To Avoid

    When there’s a chill in the air, work place fashion faux pas run rampant. Usually it’s because people cling onto their summer wardrobes or don’t know how to dress fashionably while also staying warm. Well we’re here to prove style and warmth aren’t mutually exclusive (but remember that Ugg boots and our approval are). (image credit) […]

  • How America Spends Their Labor Day

    Labor Day is less about labor and more about leisure, according to a recent survey by Adecco USA. Fifty-nine percent of respondents think of Labor Day as an end to summer, while only 22% equate the holiday with workers’ rights. The majority of those who are working will be doing it at home – in […]

  • Why Going Back to School can Help You Run a Business

    Going back to school is a tough decision to make. You must consider how it will affect your life as well as the cost of tuition and other factors that may change. If you’re looking to get ahead and run your own business, going back to school is going to help you do that. Here […]

  • Changing Failure to Wins with Business Efficiency

    Just because your business isn’t running as efficiently as it could doesn’t mean that you can’t tweak your procedures to turn it into a well-oiled machine. By paying close attention to where you’re wasting time and money, small changes can make a bigger difference than you ever imagined. Here are a few tips to get […]

  • The Evolution of Productivity: Paper to Digital

    The invention of paper did wonders for mankind’s organizational skills. With the invention of papyrus, a thousand things became possible for the Egyptians: hieroglyphic shopping lists (goats, bread, and charcoal eyeliner), ‘Things-to-Avoid’ lists (asps, crocodiles, and King Tut on a bad day) and even ‘Things-to-Be-Buried-With’ lists (gold, wives, and servants for the afterlife). Thanks to […]

  • Outsourced IT Jobs Return Home- Re-Employment in 2011

    IT jobs, at one point, became very difficult to find, land and retain. The landscape of the industry was rocked by the ability to outsource labor and finding an IT job close to home was beginning to become a grueling and laborious hunt. The IT sector has bounced back and brought their jobs home. Not […]

  • 2011 College Graduates: Are you Ready for Life?

    The 2011 graduates have just walked the stage and are preparing themselves for the great adventure to follow. Mixed emotions are flooding through them; “Am I ready? Will I find a job related to my degree?” There are many paths a graduate can follow once they’re thrown out into the real world to look for […]

  • User Interface and Site Usability – Brands Who’ve Done It Right

    How many times have you clicked on a search result only to land on a page that’s just not user friendly? If you’re like most Internet users, it’s a regular occurrence. And, like most, you probably click that back button within seconds. However, when you find a site that has a great interface and you […]

  • Upcoming Startup Companies, & Their Missions

    Investors scour the industry publications each year in hopes of finding the next startup, just before they hit it big. Just as interested, but less financially connected, the high-tech junkie is always on the lookout for his next fix. Oh, yeah; the hipsters knew it first. Hopeful entrepreneurs are also watching, looking for an idea […]

  • E-Waste: What Percent of Your Laptop can be Recycled?

    New laptops have a clean, fresh look that makes it easy to believe technology can solve the world of its pollution problems. Global warming? Texas-sized islands of plastic? Mercury-tainted fish? P-sha. That’s nothing for an awesome computer. Besides, laptops don’t spew noxious fumes into the air like automobiles; they don’t litter waterways like plastic bags; […]