Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80% experience some type of tech frustration on a daily basis. Over half of Americans (53%) experience up to five tech frustrations a day and nearly one in three (30%) get frustrated with their personal tech more than five times a day. These trying moments can pull us away from our everyday activities. In fact, more than 40% report spending more than 10 minutes per tech incident sorting out their woes. The study, conducted by global tech care company Asurion in conjunction with OnePoll, examined the common tech stresses and found that Wi-Fi was the number one culprit that caused tech frustration, with four out of five Americans reporting being very frustrated or somewhat frustrated with dropped or slow connections. The inability to connect to Wi-Fi was the second … [Read more...] about Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans
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1 of 2 View 2 Items Eric Risberg, AP A sculpture is seen on a terrace outside the offices of LinkedIn Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in San Francisco. Related Links High-flying Amazon brings slew of Utah jobs, but most wages will hover in the basement US adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct. SALT LAKE CITY — Glassdoor just revealed the 100 best places to work for 2019 based on employee reviews and ratings. What’s going on: Bain & Company topped the entire list with a 4.6 star rating out of five. Zoom Video Communications, In-N-Out Burger, Procore Technologies and the Boston Consulting group rounded out the top five. LinkedIn (No. 6) finished ahead of Facebook (No. 7) and Google (No. 8) on the list this year. Lululemon and Southwest Airlines finished at the No. 9 and No. 10 spots, respectively, on the rankings. SAP, which recently made a deal with Utah’s Qualtrics, ranked as the 27th best company to work for. … [Read more...] about Here are the 100 best places to work in 2019, according to Glassdoor
A year ago, Facebook touted its ranking as the top employer in the U.S. by employment site Glassdoor. How things have changed in 2018. A year later, Facebook has slid to No. 7 on Glassdoor's annual ranking of employers, which is based on thousands of employee reviews of senior management, compensation and other workplace concerns. Several employers including In-And-Out Burger pulled ahead of the social media giant, Glassdoor said. The tumble comes as Facebook has struggled with a series of scandals, including the Cambridge Analytica allegations and new revelations that Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg asked employees to look into billionaire George Soros' finances after he criticized the company. To be sure, Facebook remains one of the top employers in the country, according to Glassdoor's ranking. Yet the company's drop may reflect rising anxiety about the tech giant's mission, as well as long-standing struggles to balance sometimes brutal work hours with a healthy … [Read more...] about Facebook no longer the top place to work in America
Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Published 1:19 pm PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Signage is displayed outside the Microsoft Corp. main campus in Redmond, Washington. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Ryder Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Microsoft executives launched a spirited defense … [Read more...] about Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:44 AM EDT Sep 18, 2018 Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean the difference between success and failure. While employee satisfaction should be the cornerstone of every serious company’s business model, only a handful of businesses excel at maintaining high employee morale. Based on employee reviews posted on Glassdoor, an online platform for former and current employees to review companies, 24/7 Wall Street identified the best American companies to work for. Out of a universe of hundreds, only 18 large companies received a score of more than 4 out of 5 stars. In an interview with 24/7 Wall Street, Sarah Stoddard, community expert with Glassdoor, listed the factors that have the greatest impact on employee satisfaction. “Glassdoor research has found the top three … [Read more...] about Best companies to work for: Did your employer make Glassdoor’s list?