Some of the nation’s largest employers are signaling a potential long-term—even permanent—continuation of remote work. To what extent will this impact the decisions and plans of other organizations?
As any sampling of memes on Facebook or Instagram will reveal, 2020 has been a wild year. In fact, we don’t even need memes to understand that!
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of employees are still working remotely, with no immediate end in sight. Some major employers like Microsoft, Target, and Deloitte have extended their remote work policies to mid-2021 or announced plans to maintain them on a permanent basis.
As the nation continues to confront a deadly pandemic, a flagging economy, and difficult discussions about social justice, the world of professional sports is stepping in to offer a brief respite from our woes.
Politically and culturally, the American public seems more polarized than it has been. The rapid emergence of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and others means that virtually anyone can have a platform to share his or her views with the world in their rawest form.
Many employees seeing record unemployment numbers and a frightening economic outlook for at least the rest of 2020 and potentially beyond are understandably concerned about their long-term employment. Learning a new skill can be a great way to stand out among a crowd of jobseekers that is likely to grow considerably.
At the time of this writing, over 75,467 cases and 2,236 deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported and it continues to wreak havoc in China. Businesses large and small have also been impacted while trying to figure out how to maintain operations and keep people safe. While China is bearing the brunt of […]
Technology is often at the cutting edge of training and development efforts, from two perspectives. First, training is key to help employees learn how to best understand and leverage new technologies in their industries. Second, new technologies can provide improvements in the efficiency and quality of training efforts.
Candidate communication is vital for jobseekers and recruiters alike. For candidates, consistent and informative communication offers them a better candidate experience, resulting in good reviews for your employer brand. And for recruiters, these communications help them better understand candidates, which allows them to find the role that suits candidates best.
Government employees enjoy more protection than employees of private-sector companies when it comes to speaking their minds about politics or other matters of public concern outside the workplace. A public employee may not be fired or disciplined for engaging in “constitutionally protected” speech.