Reasons not to work from home

Working from home has become increasingly popular for employers, employees, and self-starters. While there are many great reasons why people choose this option, before making this decision it is also a good idea to evaluate the reasons why it might be better not to work from home.

What works for one person may not work for another and this is why it is important to examine all angles before making a commitment to work out of your own home. Sometimes, the idea initially sounds fantastic but then turns out not to be such a good plan at all. It all depends on your individual situation. Reasons not to work from home could include:
Get easily distracted Working from home can lead to many distractions ranging from kids running around, telephones ringing, checking personal email, or peeking in on social media. It also could simply be getting tempted by other alternatives to work such as projects, cleaning, lunch dates, or other invitations. Another issue people often encounter when working f…

Why negative feedback is an opportunity

People look forward to getting feedback after a lot of effort has been put into a project or job. While the hope is to receive positive feedback from a boss or customer, this isn't always the way things go. It can be pretty disappointing when it happens. For many people, the initial gut reaction to negative feedback is not usually good. It's human nature to sometimes get defensive and, when negative feedback occurs, it is sometimes instinctual to have an adverse reaction to this kind of critique. However, it doesn't have to be that way.
Turn a negative into a positive The very heart of the word "negativity" sounds pessimistic and its connotation isn't a feeling people anticipate or usually want to experience. It is often hard to accept negative feedback, even when offered as constructive criticism. If this happens to you, you can either take the negative feedback as a put-down or you can accept it at face value and use it to your advantage. Instead of taking…

Advantages small businesses have over large companies

Some startups start small and rapidly expand, eventually going public. Other business owners prefer to keep things small. While both large and small organizations each have their own distinct benefits and drawbacks, small businesses, because of their size, often have unique opportunities large companies do not necessarily have the luxury of enjoying.

Choosing the right MBA program for you

Deciding to pursue an MBA degree program is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be made lightly because it is a demanding program. You’ll also have expensive tuition and, more than likely, left with a graduate student loan to consider.

Once you’ve made the decision that an MBA degree is the path you want to pursue, you’ll want to pinpoint the degree structure and type of coursework you want to study. Those are the keys to finding the best MBA program for you.

Click fraud: Its effects and why they are long-reaching

Internet users commit click fraud when they click on ads to intentionally generate payment from a business for a viewed ad. Click fraud can be accomplished by humans physically clicking on ads or by using computer programs (bots) to generate false traffic. While some might think this is not a big deal, the problems caused by click fraud can be long-reaching.

Engaging in click fraud is considered to be unethical because of the artificial traffic sent to the website hosting the ads. It has also become a significant problem for businesses that spend large amounts of their budgeted money on web advertising.
Artificial click fraud One way click fraud is done is by individuals or groups looking to inflate ad share revenues on a web page for personal gain or to drive up competitor prices by using human or robotic clicks. There is also wide scale artificial click fraud occurring (in addition to businesses, some writers can likely attest to this one having fallen victim themselves). This kind …