Tips for Long-Term Remote Work

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The transition to remote work has occurred abruptly. People are suddenly in a new environment with a new way of working. It has caused a good deal of disruption. Companies and people are learning as they go. Organizational experts have offered a number of tips to help people acclimate to the new situation, with suggestions… Read more »

The Advantages of the Virtual Meeting

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The pandemic is changing the way Americans do their jobs. Many are now working remotely. Meetings are being held online through platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet. There has been a lot of disruption, and people are still adapting to the new ways of doing things. Some still are not comfortable with video… Read more »

Helping Your Remote Workers Stay Healthy

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As the pandemic continues to grip the country, it is taking a toll on people’s physical and mental health as they attempt to social distance and work from home. It is important that employees don’t ignore their physical health as they work remotely. Healthy workers are happier, they take less time off, and they are… Read more »

Safeguarding Your Computer While Working Remotely

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With more people working from home because of the pandemic, cybersecurity has become an important issue. Home internet connections are not as secure as those at businesses, and hackers are going to take advantage of this. There are more than 2,400 cyberattacks every day, and almost half of them are on small businesses. Cybercriminals attack… Read more »

The Benefits for a Company of a Remote Workforce

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As the pandemic continues to surge, many companies are moving to a more remote workforce. According to one survey, almost two-thirds of all companies have some portion of their workforce working remotely. Almost half of all employees work from home occasionally. However, about 80 percent of employees say they want to work at home at… Read more »

How the Coronavirus Will Affect Offices

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work, changes that are likely to be long lasting. In a recent survey, three-fourths of those responding said they expect to have more flexibility in where they work. Almost all of the those responding said their supervisors trust them to work remotely. People will be returning to… Read more »

The Drawbacks of Working Remotely and How to Handle Them

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The coronavirus has forced many people to work from home, and it may become a permanent arrangement for a lot of workers. Some probably will look forward to it, while others may be less enthusiastic. Working from home does have advantages – there is no commute, you can dress casually, you have more oversight over… Read more »

Why Leaders Fail

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Leadership has been defined as the act of motivating a group of people to achieve a common goal. Some leaders are better than others at doing this. Why do some leaders fail? Sometimes they just develop poor practices, faulty ways of doing things that hinder their effectiveness. Here are a few of those bad practices… Read more »

Electronic Monitoring of Remote Workers – Good or Bad?

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With many more people working remotely, how companies monitor their employees is an issue that has acquired new emphasis. There are differing points of view – some believe companies need to electronically surveil their workers, while others think this is a bad idea. The research tends to support those who oppose it, reinforcing the idea… Read more »

How to Conduct Effective Meetings by Video

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Because many people are working from home during the pandemic, they are communicating by video conference, using apps like Zoom. Since this kind of interaction is very different from one that is face to face, there are certain measures you need to take to ensure that you are communicating as effectively and efficiently as possible…. Read more »