August 2013

A timeline of communications

by Lee Hopkins on August 16, 2013 · 1 comment

in clippings,miscellaneous

It’s fascinating to read and delve into our history, and there’s a gem or two to be found within its walls. For example, I didn’t know the fax machine was patented by Alexander Bain just shortly after Samuel Morse invented the first long distance electric telegraph line in 1843.

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I’m collecting articles that deal with social visual communication, along with the tools in the category, like Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, MixBit and others. I hope you find it useful. The magazine is called, simply, Social, Visual.

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The weather has not been kind to me: when I am in a position to take some shots, the rain sets in. When I am not in a position to take some shots, the sun shines on this fair earth. Bother. But I took some shots this afternoon up at Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens and […]

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When formulating the BYOD policy, it’s also important to consider including a course of action when an employee resigns or is terminated. This should also include what to do if a device is lost, stolen, or misplaced.

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A prominent study by Sun Microsystems showed two huge advantages for both mentors and mentees. Each were much more likely to receive promotions and raises than employees who did not participate in the mentorship program. Mentors actually received promotions and raises at a slightly higher percentage rate than mentees did! This is a valuable statistic to have at your disposal when talking to busy employees about giving up some of their time to become mentors.

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