How to turn screen recordings into GIFs with a Chromebook

GIFs offer an efficient way to show people how to accomplish a task, without the need to share a single, large video file.

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A video can be a great way to show people how to accomplish a technical task on a Chromebook. For example, a video might document how to adjust Chromebook settings, add Google Docs add-ons, or search for information on Google Drive.

However, video files can be very large. Unfortunately, not everyone who works, teaches, or learns has access to a high-speed internet connection without any data usage limits. Even if people download and

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Negotiation tips: 6 ways to get what you want at work

Whether you are seeking a salary increase, new office, or flexible schedule, there are numerous strategies to keep in mind during the negotiation process.

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Negotiating raises, promotions, and other workplace perks can be stressful, but opportunity, as the adage goes, favors the bold. From creative twists on virtual presentations to leveraging the power of the pause, here are six tips to help employees master the negotiation process and get what they want at work.

“Some employees think that if they do a good job, the company will recognize their efforts with raises and promotions. If you are in

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The future of business travel: Digital nomads and “bleisure” define the new high-tech take on work trips

The coronavirus pandemic served as a temporary kill shot to the business travel industry. A tech-savvy and adaptable hospitality industry is rising from these ashes in the remote work era.

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On short notice, the coronavirus pandemic brought global travel to a standstill. In April 2020, US airline passengers decreased 96% compared with April 2019, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics data. At the same time, many organizations adopted remote work policies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and business conferences were transformed into virtual affairs with varying degrees of success. These components in tandem served as

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Motorola One Macro Stable Android 10 Update Rolling Out in India: Reports

Motorola One Macro is finally receiving the stable Android 10 update in India, as per reports. Motorola is said to have started soak testing Android 10 on Motorola One Macro devices in India back in November and had released the update to a limited number of users. Earlier this month, the stable Android 10 update reportedly starting rolling out to users in Brazil, and it now appears to be rolling out to Motorola One Macro devices in India as well.

The stable Android 10 update is available for a limited number Motorola One Macro devices in India with the build

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Things to know before your first virtual job interview

Glassdoor’s Sarah Stoddard discusses ways to shine in your virtual interview. Preparation is everything, she says.

TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Glassdoor’s Sarah Stoddard about how to successfully interview for a job via video. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

Karen Roby: You know, we’re all working from home, of course, and this has become our reality talking through Zoom, and it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, this has been an adjustment for so many of us. One of the difficult things is paying attention to some rules of thumb when it comes

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