Today is World Backup Day, a day dedicated to protecting your vital information by backing up all critical files, and locking them away from scam artists and hackers. That has never been more important than it is now. Last year, we saw cybercriminals seizing a massive business opportunity. Our rapid shift to working from home […]
There are numerous tools we rely on every day to do our jobs—e-mail, LinkedIn to stay in touch with friends and colleagues, Slack to communicate with coworkers and clients, and Zoom for virtual meetings, just to name a few.
Do you text job applicants? Some employers prefer the formality of e-mail communications, while others prefer the personal touch of phone calls. Many combine multiple forms of communication at the same time.
With millions of Americans working remotely, there are much fewer nonverbal social cues that come from in-person interaction. While the sophistication of modern telecommunications technology has been a saving grace in the midst of widespread remote work, it is not, at least at present, a perfect substitute. This means it’s more important than ever to […]
As we noted in a previous post, the COVID-19-triggered shift to remote work has moved conversations that once took place at the proverbial watercooler, in conference rooms, or by popping into a coworker’s workspace to virtual formats. Even when that format is a video call, much of the nuance of in-person communication is lost. This […]
Great teamwork is more essential now than ever. Today’s teams face increasingly complicated challenges, and their success is contingent on efficiently and effectively working together. In other words, the core fundamentals of group collaboration and proper “enabling conditions” can still give teams a competitive advantage.
AI is a game-changer for recruiters, reducing the number of hours spent on high-volume, administrative tasks so those in the hiring suite can focus on what’s important: finding the right person for the job.
If you have asked your employee to do more with less, you are not alone. As organizations laid off and furloughed workers, they also struggled to keep revenue streams open. That meant doing as much work as possible with as few resources as possible. Recent research shows that the effect on employees has been stacking […]
With spring in full bloom, recruiters are gearing up for one of their busiest seasons of the year. While career fairs, on-campus events, and in-person interviews are typically common practices, COVID-19 is reshaping how employers go about recruiting.
In the modern economy, it’s rare to find a position in which the employee simply focuses on only one activity throughout the day. Instead, most of us are expected to handle a variety of job functions, as well as other, undefined activities that may crop up from time to time and that are necessary to […]