The human nose can detect more than one trillion distinct scents, but it isn't so great at picking up your own odours. There's always a chance you reek something foul and just don't realise it. If that's a fear of yours, here's how you can find out for sure.
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Web/Android: If you use an online app like Google Docs then you've long been accustomed to having multiple people collaborate on the same document or spreadsheet at once. Microsoft Excel is finally taking a step into this brave new world of simultaneous editing and adding the ability to co-author spreadsheets.
So maybe your workspace isn't a cluttered mess, but maybe it just isn't the haven of productivity you wish it was. If you're looking to upgrade from your modest laptop on a desk to something more impressive, here are 10 cheap DIY upgrades to make it a battle station worthy of your time.
Let's face it: even though many of us are entitled to a certain amount of annual leave, we could get pushback from the boss, especially when there's a lot going on in the office. Ramit Sethi shares a simple email script to help you "prime" your boss to say yes.
Learning how to use Microsoft Office apps like Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint are essential for nearly every office. If you want to get more acquainted with the Office productivity suite but don't know where to start or if you want to check how knowledgeable you are in those apps, you can refer to these training roadmaps from Microsoft.
Windows/Mac/Linux: LibreOffice, the open source, free alternative to Microsoft Office, just got a big update that adds in a ton of new features alongside a new cloud version you can install on your own server.
Back in the office today? Go check the fridge. It's fairly likely to at least have a carton of milk that expired on Boxing Day.
Apparently this is less than ideal, and the Food Safety Information Council is urging workers and employers to avoid food poisoning by taking care of "that much neglected workplace kitchen".
How many times have you tried to book a meeting room in the office only to find out that they are all occupied? Office layouts are usually divided into areas for specific tasks: cubicles for individual work, private rooms for executives and meeting rooms for group gatherings. But these prescriptive spaces can result in areas that are often left unused or rooms that are usually unavailable. It's not only a waste of expensive real estate but it can also impact employee productivity.