The pandemic is in our rearview mirror, but videoconferences are here to stay. Those with meeting anxiety are equally terrified of being both noticed and unnoticed, and having meetings online amplifies this stress. As an executive at a fully remote virtual assistance company, I coach my team to overcome meeting jitters regularly. Your shortness of […]
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As a recession looms on the horizon of the new year, many HR experts are wondering how to best utilize benefits and compensation packages. 80% of employees say that it’s essential that their companies meet the needs of workers across all stages of life and the diversity spectrum. And, beyond adapting benefits to meet the […]
2022 was a challenging year for recruiters. In a candidate-driven labor market, businesses needed to swiftly adopt new strategies, tap wider talent pools, and reassess what job seekers wanted from their employers. In fact, LinkedIn found that the best candidates are off the market in 10 days. Now more than ever, hiring managers value expert […]
Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. Veterans represent 5.6% of today’s total civilian labor force, and they bring countless skills with them such as dedication, commitment, teamwork, and leadership. As we head into Veterans Day, we’ve collected our best articles that highlight the best practices […]
In 2007, Nokia was the leading manufacturer of mobile phone devices; its annual revenue was $75.83 billion, and its market share was 49.4%. But in 2008, when Steve Jobs walked onto a stage and pulled an iPhone out of his pocket, Nokia’s market share plummeted. The era of smartphones requires managers to lead processes and […]
In just a few short years, hybrid working has become an everyday part of corporate life. The combination of working from home and a centralized workplace offers convenience and flexibility, and in progressive countries such as the Netherlands, it may turn into a legal right.
The early 2000s classic Mean Girls still stands strong in today’s pop culture. In honor of a memorable scene between transfer student Cady Heron (played by Lindsey Lohan) and heartthrob Aaron Samuels (played by Jonathan Bennett), October 3rd is known as National Mean Girls Day.
Agility in the workplace—it’s one of the most well-covered topics in our increasingly complex business world and for good reason. Today, a business’s capacity to navigate the unknown and seize opportunities as they arise directly impacts its ability to thrive in the long term. That’s because, unlike the traditional working environments of yore, agile working models are […]
A car salesman who was terminated following customer complaints of a bad attitude cannot get to a jury on his religious discrimination claim according to the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Oklahoma employers). The appeals court affirmed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment (dismissal without a trial) in […]
Most economists are now warning that a recession is on the horizon. Higher interest rates, spiraling inflation, and volatile public markets are clear harbingers of an oncoming downturn, with nearly 70% of economists polled by the Financial Times saying they believe the U.S. economy will slip into a recession by next year. This is why […]