Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Restaurant Manager

Running a good restaurant is quite literally an act of plate-spinning. You need to manage the supply of ingredients, schedule all of the staff, and prepare the facilities — all before the restaurant is even open. What’s a day in the life of a restaurant manager really like?


The Science Of First Impressions (And How To Use It To Your Advantage)

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it’s that success can come down to the two seconds after you first meet someone. First impressions can make or break your career.


6-Month Old Critical Performance Bug With SourceTree Is Getting Attention

Atlassian’s SourceTree is one of the nicer front-ends for version control systems Git and Mercurial. It’s also free and open-source, the double-whammy of great qualities one wants in a piece of software. Unfortunately, as of version 1.6, the Windows build of the program has been crippled by an issue that causes constant freezes. The bug was reported back in August 2014, but as of late January, has yet to be fixed.


Have A Training Plan Ready In Case You Get Promoted

Earning a promotion isn’t always easy. If you’re expecting one soon, be ready to train your replacement. It shows your manager that promoting you won’t leave them scrambling to fill your role.


Killer Interview Question: What Will Your Employer Think When You Say You're Leaving?

An interesting addition to our killer interview questions collection: What will your employer think when you say you’re leaving?.


What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career As A Software Developer

When you’re starting your career in any field, you probably have high hopes but don’t really know what to expect. Should you keep your head down and do what you’re told or should you aim only for ambitious projects? Here’s what I’ve learnt in my experience as a software developer.


How Microsoft Will Use Project Spartan To Finally Kill Internet Explorer

Microsoft yesterday officially confirmed its plans for Project Spartan, a new browser for Windows 10 that will run across PCs, tablets and phones. Now we have more details on how it plans to phase out the widely-used but little-loved Internet Explorer.


Microsoft Office 2016: What We Know So Far

The next version of Microsoft Office will be called Office 2016, and will appear in the second half of 2015 (go figure). But how does this tie in with Microsoft’s ongoing Office 365 plans and the inclusion of Office for free on Windows 10 tablets and phones?


Behaviour Multipliers: Four Factors That Can Lead To Success

Our constant quest to achieve more and work faster results is a trap. We get so obsessed with the goal that we forget to consider the factors that can help our hinder our success. Here are four behaviour multipliers that can help you along the way toward your goals.


Why It's So Hard To Find Fulfilling Work (And How To Look For It)

In our modern world, our work means something more to us than it did to our ancestors. It’s not just about survival or necessity anymore, it’s also about finding a career with meaning that brings satisfaction to our lives. It’s not always easy to find fulfilment in a career, but here are some nudges in the right direction.