Pet-Friendly Workspaces Make You a More Competitive Employer Amid the Great Resignation

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Turns out that pet owners aren’t so willing to part with their furry friends during the workday. As employers work on building out their return to office plans, consider adding another incentive to help invite your workers back: pet-friendly benefits. A recent April study from Fi, a New York City-based company that makes smart dog collars, shows […]

Forget the Great Resignation. Bring on the Great Reimagination

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It harks back to the old saw: if you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time to clean. What if the Great Resignation could help make your business stronger than it was before the pandemic? With millions quitting their jobs and taking part in the Great Resignation, labor shortages have plagued businesses for months. But a recent […]

The Future of Work Isn’t Fancy Tech. It’s Remote Work and Smarter Management

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The Future of Work Isn’t Fancy Tech. It’s Remote Work and Smarter Management The future of work. The phrase evokes images straight out of science fiction: virtual reality (VR) meetings connecting executives across continents and holographic projections that guide large-scale industrial projects. When we think about the future of work, we often place technology in […]

Why we need to consider switching to a 4-day workweek — now

Iceland has made recent headlines by declaring the world’s largest ever trial of a shorter working week in the public sector a resounding success. After more than 2,500 workers moved to a 35- or 36-hour workweek and declared themselves happier, healthier and less stressed, the country is now moving to make this an option for the majority of […]

Security and governance considerations

Many customers wonder how can Power Platform be made available to their broader business and supported by IT? Governance is the answer. It aims to enable business groups to focus on solving business problems efficiently while complying with IT and business compliance standards. The following content is intended to structure themes often associated with governing […]

Connect to Twitter from Power Apps

Twitter lets you post tweets and get tweets, timeline, friends, and followers from your Twitter account. You can display this information in a label on your app. For example, you can add an input text box, ask the user to enter in some Tweet text, and then add a button that “posts” the tweet. You […]

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided. Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and it may even […]