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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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When interviewing for a job, you naturally have questions about the position, the company and its operation. Now, in the middle of a pandemic, you need to ask a few additional questions that are Covid-19 related. You need to find out how the pandemic is affecting the business and how it will affect you if… Read more »

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The pandemic continues unabated, resulting in millions of lost jobs, many of which may not be coming back. As a result, many people are forced to look for work in very trying circumstances. Unfortunately, these are very favorable conditions for scam artists, particularly those who are targeting job seekers. Since many are looking for jobs… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »