How to Stay Productive Working at Home

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There are many different ways we can hinder our productivity. Some of the more obvious ones are lack of sleep and exercise and procrastination. But there are other less obvious ways that we can sabotage our performance, ways that we are not always aware of. And now that many are working from home, these distractions… Read more »

Handling Stress at the Job During a Pandemic

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Work can be stressful enough, and when you add the heightened anxiety brought about by a viral pandemic, stress levels can really shoot up. The coronavirus has disrupted everyone’s life significantly. It has forced us to change the way we live and work. Each day brings news of more infections and more deaths. For many,… Read more »

How to Avoid Interruptions When Working at Home

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Because of the pandemic, many more people are working from home. This arrangement presents its own unique kinds of challenges. One of the biggest challenges is dealing with the ongoing interruptions and distractions that can occur, especially if you have small children. This in turn can have a big impact on productivity. Here are some… Read more »

Planning a Job Search While Waiting Out the Coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused the loss of 26 million jobs in the United States. The economy is virtually at a standstill as people isolate themselves at home. Naturally, everyone is anxious to get through this thing and back to work. After the virus abates, many will be able to return to their former jobs,… Read more »

Looking for Work During a Pandemic

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Talking about a job search right now may seem beyond the pale. How can anyone do a job search with the economy essentially in a deep freeze and a staggering number of people out of work? It certainly is a difficult situation, and doing a job search now will be like walking into a stiff… Read more »

Sustaining Employee Morale While Dealing with a Pandemic

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We are all living through a hard time, a period of uncertainty and volatility. It is a completely new situation for people, a total shutdown of the economy and social isolation. For companies, finding a way forward can be daunting. Maintaining employee morale during this time is crucial. Here are a few tips to help… Read more »

The Impact of the Coronavirus on How Companies Recruit

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The coronavirus is having a huge impact on the way companies do business. In an effort to prevent the spread of the disease, we are isolating ourselves and attempting to maintain social distancing. Governors are mandating shelter-in-place arrangements. To comply with these requirements, companies are changing their recruiting and hiring processes. Recruiting The restrictions have… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Working Remotely

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More people are working from home, and the coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated the trend. About 40 percent of companies now have some people who work remotely. This arrangement has its own unique challenges. Here are a few tips for maintaining your productivity while working remotely from people who have been doing it for some… Read more »

Bringing Remote Workers Closer Together

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More people than ever are working remotely these days, and some companies are encouraging the trend. Working remotely offers a range of benefits to companies and employees – increased productivity, better retention, greater cost effectiveness, and avoiding the hassle of the commute. But with all its positive aspects, working from home has a few drawbacks… Read more »

How to Work with Your Contingent Labor

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Contingent workers are now a significant part of the workforce at many companies. Some firms use them at certain times of the year as the need arises, while other businesses use them on a continual basis, often hiring them full time when openings occur. Because temp workers have become more important, employers need to take… Read more »