Friday Link Round-Up for April 6: Emoticons, Exercising in the Future, and More

Happy Friday! It’s time for our weekly link-round up, where we bring you the most interesting, useful, informative, or cool stuff we find on our travels across the Web. This week: using emoticons correctly in work emails, a way to make exercise a game, and more!

emoticon>> A recent survey shows that most employees know a surprisingly small amount about where they work—from how the company is doing to what the CEO looks like. Forbes talks about why it’s actually pretty important for your career to keep tabs on this kind of info.

>> Do you use emoticons in your emails? They’re becoming more common in professional correspondence, but here are some tips to keep you from looking like a thirteen-year-old girl when you’re writing to your boss!

>> A really cool article in Newsweek talks about why humans are such social creatures, and why it’s so important to make connections and develop communities.

>> Sometimes it’s hard to pry yourself off the couch and do something good for you, like go for a walk or hop on your bike—but Nike wants to help.  Their new FuelBand turns getting exercise into an interactive game!


Author Bio
Sara Nelson is the Social Media Guru for Stevens-Henager College, overseeing the college’s profiles on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more. She is also a student in the Master in Business Administration (MBA) program, and she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to good music, and eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.

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