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Wearable devices could change work

Earlier this year, Google unveiled three new smartwatches, all using the company’s Android operating system. Technology writer James Kendrick sees them as having potential uses in the workplace.

Gmail makes it easy to ditch spam

Gmail’s newest feature gives you the opportunity to quickly unsubscribe to all those unwanted spam emails, giving you the opportunity to clean out your overloaded inbox.

2 weekly emails save you hours at work

Most admins could cut some wasted time at the office simply by sending their bosses two standard emails a week, says project manager and IT consultant Robbie Abed.

LinkedIn partners with Evernote

LinkedIn and Evernote have an­­nounced an expansion of their partnership for dealing with business cards, reports The Verge’s Casey New­­ton.

1-Minute Strategies: September '14

Stop underpromising and overdelivering ... Fight stress and anxiety with a trip to an art museum ... Learn to distinguish between smart multitasking and being “on the fast track to burn out.”

Use your cellphone to get more done

For many people, their cellphone is an extension of their arm during the workday. Some consider the device a distraction, but can it also be useful and increase productivity? For Lifehacker writer Mihir Patkar, the answer is yes.

What great admins do well

Bonnie Low-Kramen, author of Be the Ultimate Assistant, explains six things that make assistants good at their jobs and irreplaceable to their employers.

What's killing your productivity at work?

Is your biggest time waster: texting? surfing the web? chatting with co-workers? A new Career­Builder study reveals behaviors that employers say are the biggest productivity killers in the workplace.

1-Minute Strategies: August '14

Manage a micromanaging boss with a careful conversation ... Stop stress with a bit of laughter ... Make socks your ultimate work accessory.

Planning your first big event? Here's what you need to know

When you think of planning an event, does your stress level rise? Event planning can be difficult, but there are ways to make it less so.