Making the Most Out of the Professional Network – Kdan’s Tips & Tricks for LinkedIn

In this article, we will show you how to create a professional profile, add contacts, and engage with other members.

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, whether you’re just starting, searching for your next job, or happily employed, we think that making solid professional connections is critical to being as productive as possible! One of the Kdan Team’s favorite outlets for getting connected is LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool where members can connect with other professionals, share information, and discover new opportunities. The site allows users to create their profile, upload a resume, add connections, and participate in discussions.

We love it so much that we want to share a few tips that, depending on your current employment status, will help you make the most of this remarkable professional networking resource!

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Top 10 Industries in Need of Workplace Mobility

Here are 10 that we think can have higher workplace productivity if they implement workplace mobility strategies

“There’s an app for that.” Apple’s 2009 tagline is even more relevant today. Smartphone usage has risen since then, with over three quarters of Americans reporting that they own one of these hand-held miracles of innovation in a 2017 survey. Consumers are using smartphones to order food, access their financial records, find a ride home, and more. But what about businesses? As smartphones continue to do more, what industries can benefit most from ditching the monitor for a mobile device?

Cloud-based technology like Cloud Contact Center means that a company’s agents can service the clientele regardless of their geographic location without being constrained to a physical office or specialized hardware.

As a global app developer with a focus on workplace efficiency, we found that the most likely beneficiaries of the “BYOD” (bring your own device) trend are industries that get bombarded with paperwork and need more effective document management systems. They also have on-the-job responsibilities that require immediate attention. Here are 10 that we think can have higher workplace productivity if they implement workplace mobility strategies: Continue reading “Top 10 Industries in Need of Workplace Mobility”

Make Your Video Go Viral

Learn about the secret algorithms behind every viral video and the popular video editing techniques that are used across the internet.

There are certain video-editing techniques that should be on everyone’s radar. This is true whether you’re seeking fame and fortune, or simply a “LOL” from a friend.

So, what makes a video go viral in the first place? Kevin Allocca, YouTube’s trend manager, describes some of the characteristics of videos that make content creators famous. He suggests a few different things based on the data, but one that we can’t overlook is the importance of evoking a sense of belonging from the viewer.

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How to Summarize an Article With Markup’s Auto Summary

Are you are looking for a way to quickly summarize a long article? Don’t miss out Markup’s AI-powered Auto Summary! Read on to learn how it works.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become more and more accessible for businesses and even individuals in recent years. Organizations, like AWS, Google, Azure, Oracle, and IBM, incorporate AI into applications and help users process data like never before. Our productivity tool, Markup, infuses artificial intelligence into its Auto Summary function and shows users how to summarize an article with little to no effort while building a shared knowledge base with their colleagues, classmates, or friends.

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Building an Effective Online Classroom Using 3 Tools

Dr. Wei-Chung Wang, like many professors and teachers around the world, will be conducting the remainder of the 2020 spring semester online. Dr. Wang is a professor of business and economics at Juniata College, who offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, in addition to acting as Kdan’s VP of Global Marketing & Strategy. Follow along to see how building an effective online classroom using 3 tools has helped Dr. Wang. 

“You can’t just stop learning and teaching!”

“I want to introduce some tools you can use to facilitate online learning,” he explains. “I know that the past few weeks, everyone has been rushing to this virtual world and has been trying to learn the best online tools.” He compiled a video lecture where he shares some of the best practices he found for creating an effective online classroom experience. Check out the full video! Continue reading “Building an Effective Online Classroom Using 3 Tools”