How to Build a Positive Work Culture for Your Remote Employees

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led many businesses to let employees work remotely. At the same time, the pandemic has forced companies to rethink how they foster a positive work culture.   Your company’s culture may have been a great selling point to job candidates before the pandemic. Today, however, it has become exceedingly difficult to build… Read More »

5 Low-Cost & Impactful Ways to Thank Your Employees This Holiday Season

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The holiday season has arrived, and you want to reward your employees for their hard work and dedication. But, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused many businesses to revamp their holiday budgets — and your company is no exception.    Your business may have previously hosted elaborate celebrations or offered awe-inspiring gifts to its employees during the holiday… Read More »

Benefits of Maintaining a Relationship with Your Recruiter

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way job seekers and recruiters engage with one another. Now, maintaining a relationship with a recruiter is paramount, and the benefits of doing so can be significant.   Key benefits of maintaining a relationship with a recruiter include:  1. You Can Learn About New Job Opportunities Immediately  The best… Read More »

Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Workers

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led many companies to let employees work remotely. Although some business tasks can be completed virtually anywhere an internet connection is available, security may suffer if remote workers fail to properly safeguard their business devices.    Remote employees are responsible for securing business devices, regardless of where they work. Without effective safeguards in… Read More »

10 Ways to Stay Productive While Working from Home

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic now requires many employees to work from home. Yet, the temptation to check your social media feeds, watch TV, and engage in other non-work activities while working from home can be overwhelming. If you are not careful, you could waste work time and resources on various non-work activities, which can hamper your productivity.   Your business expects the best out of you, and… Read More »

How to Jumpstart Your Job Search in the Coronavirus Era

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) era is underway, and job seekers must plan accordingly. If you know the ins and outs of how to search for a job until the COVID-19 pandemic passes, you can differentiate yourself from other candidates and boost your chances of landing your dream role.   There are several things you can do to jumpstart your job search… Read More »

How to Be There for Your Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is challenging businesses and employees alike. Yet, the challenges that companies and employees face during the pandemic differ.   Today, companies are exploring ways to maintain normal operations, despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic is forcing these businesses to change the way they work. Many businesses are also figuring out the best ways to manage employees who… Read More »

An Employer’s Guide to Furloughs

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is leading many companies to explore ways to remain operational without laying off their employees. As such, some businesses are using furloughs to temporarily suspend their employees until the pandemic passes.   If your company wants to stay operational throughout the coronavirus pandemic, you may want to consider furloughing your employees. To better understand how a furlough works, let’s… Read More »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are… Read More »