Arranging an Informational Interview

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At least three-fourths of all jobs are not advertised, according to career advisors. So, what do you do if you are interested in working at a particular company but don’t see any job openings in your field? One way to network and make connections, to get your foot in the door, is to set up… Read more »

How Not to Burn Out When Searching for a Job

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When the pandemic struck, many people lost their jobs. Unemployment skyrocketed. As a result, many are now looking for work under particularly difficult circumstances. The economy is sputtering, and the pandemic is still going strong. As a result, job searches are likely to take a good deal longer than during more stable times. That is… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Pandemic Related Questions at a Job Interview

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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 »

How to Avoid Job Scams

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Staying Healthy While Working Remotely

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Many more people are now working from home. It was a trend gaining momentum even before the coronavirus pandemic, which caused an even greater surge in working remotely. When working at home, you are usually sitting at a desk in front of a computer screen, as you would be at work. But at home, you… Read more »