Should You Ditch Laptop Note-Taking?

Should You Ditch Laptop Note-Taking?

A psychologist says that we remember more when we handwrite because the brain has time to absorb the meaning. Business professionals and students are increasingly using laptops to take notes in meetings and classes, because it’s faster and because everyone is...
Use Judgment when Texting to Candidates

Use Judgment when Texting to Candidates

Using text messaging as a communication tool in hiring might be practical, but remember that writing leaves an impression. A recent story in the Wall Street Journal said some companies are turning to texting to communicate with prospects, because it is more convenient...
The Problem with Reading and Writing in Snippets

The Problem with Reading and Writing in Snippets

“Constantly processing snippets of text and video might be changing our ability to think deeply,” Maryanne Wolf, an expert in language processing, says. As people spend more time writing in snippets – Facebook posts, text messages, and clipped email...