December 2012

Productivity Tip: Learn Common Keyboard Shortcuts

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 31, 2012

Being more productive is a goal many of us pursue on a regular basis. One of the best things about productivity is that little changes can add up to big results — and that makes your personal evolution a lot less daunting. Interested in testing this theory? Try learning keyboard shortcuts. After all, we spend […]

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Top 5 Work Apps of 2012

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 27, 2012

Smartphones and tablets have become powerful productivity tools, giving you the ability to get things done and stay connected even when you’re on the go. Of course, having the right apps makes a big difference, too — and with so many being developed daily, it’s hard to know which apps to try! We did the […]

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7 Steps to Designing Effective Presentation Slides

by Sue Maden December 26, 2012

Whether you’re using Apple’s glossy app, Keynote, the wildly creative option, Prezi, or sticking with the classic presentation tool, PowerPoint, you want your presentation to be engaging, entertaining and informative. And a large part of your presentation’s outcome comes down to your slides. The good news? You don’t need to be a full-time designer to […]

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18 Top Jobs That Require Bachelor’s Degrees in 2013

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 20, 2012

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is just around the corner. With the new year comes a slew of predictions, outlooks and forecasts, and the job market is certainly no exception. If you’re in the market for a new job and have a bachelor’s degree, you might want to consider the top jobs identified by […]

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5 Handy Travel Gadgets to Give and Get

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 19, 2012

The holidays are here, and that means the season of gift giving has arrived. Whether you’re polishing your own wish list or are on the search for a perfect present for your co-worker, friend or family member, you can never go wrong with gadgets — and if you (or the lucky recipient) travels for work, […]

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