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‘All work and no play make Jack a dull boy’ was something our teachers would say to us in school. Somehow, after we grew up, we have forgotten about play and continue to focus on just work. Offices are places to work and that is all we do there. But of late, major companies like Google, LinkedIn have made games an integral part of the office day. From arcade games to a pool table, table tennis to get your heart pumping and concentration going, air hockey to distress and has fun; offices are introducing different games for their employees....

In many ways, a logo defines an entire business operation. Not only is it the starting point of most customer and employee interactions. Perhaps more importantly, it’s the nucleus of the entire brand. Let’s face it; the design aspects of the logo are symbolic of the message that a company wishes to emit. Moreover, the influence of those aspects will be present in almost every other marketing tool. From web page design to flyers and posters, your logo will play a vital role. Ultimately, the logo reflects everything that the venture...

Times have changed and so have the methods to do a lot of things. Take for example – taking down lecture notes or making study notes. While there are some of us who still sit in class frantically scribbling down in short hand what the lecturer is rambling about, and there is this other lot in class that coolly sits down and click away on their laptop without once looking at their keyboard. Whichever clan that you may belong to, the verdict is out; studies suggest that taking notes in long hand, actually helps retain the information much...

Travelling alone seems to be more ‘the done thing’ now. Once, only a handful of people decided to take the leap and go travelling by themselves. Now there are books, blogs, and all kinds of other resources encouraging people to go ahead and do the same. One main concern people have when travelling alone, is staying safe. Here’s how you can keep those concerns at bay: Find A Way To Stay In Touch With Friends And Family Find a way to stay in touch with your loved ones so that they know you are safe. This could be through Skype or with...

Like many Brits, a large proportion of your income will be spent on your home. In London, the average monthly rent is £1,301, while elsewhere in England and Wales we’re paying a staggering £816 in rent each month. But what if you could change all this? In their latest graphic, used commercial vehicle retailer Van Monster has shed some light on the growing culture of people ditching their homes in favour of living in a van. As well as discussing the pros and cons of #VanLife, you can find out how to make the switch and answer those...

There’s no denying that computers are relatively inexpensive gadgets. PCs, in particular, don’t cost much to buy these days. When you buy a new computer, it’s likely the old one will end up in the trash. The good news is that more PC owners recycle their old systems in some way. Still, there is a plethora of PC waste that doesn’t get recycled, even in 2016. One of the main players in the computer world, IBM, has come up with a novel solution. They’ve engineered a way to convert polycarbonate into new plastics. Examples...

Once you start noticing the tinge of orange and blue, you will find a pattern that is spread through the landscape of modern day film making. Colour is extremely important for the visual medium; it sets the mood, sticks people out and tells a story. When you pay close attention you will come to realise that each poster, trailer and full length feature film has nuances of exaggerated colour schemes that is preferred by the person telling the story. If you do want to dig into this further, here is a great infographic that spells it out....

Acing a job interview takes a lot more than natural confidence or even a good resume—it takes preparation. Here are several tips to help you prepare for every phase of your interview: Take time to explore nearby areas beforehand. You’ll want to know what the parking situation and traffic patterns are like so you don’t arrive late. Driving down local streets can also give you an idea of the type of neighborhood you’ll be working in and restaurants you might enjoy eating at on your lunch breaks. Organize your portfolio...

As recruiting grows more competitive, companies are stepping up their game to attract top talent. And they’re not just resorting to fat paychecks. Big name brands are rolling out the red carpet on impressive incentives like: Flexible scheduling. Some companies have stopped tracking employees’ hours, sending the message that results are more important than time clocks. Corporate outings. Whether it’s a backyard barbecue or an exotic vacation, workers have more time out of the office to unwind. Mental healthcare. Half...