Earlier this month, National Women’s Law Center reported that since February 2020, women have lost over 5.4 million net jobs and account for 55% of overall net job loss since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Women of color are bearing the brunt of these job losses, with 8.4% of black women and 9.1% of […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented shift to remote work for companies around the world. This has created plenty of logistical challenges for employers and a strange new reality for many employees.
Millions of employees across the country have been working remotely for many months now, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The ability to conduct business globally at all levels of an organization creates many opportunities, but it isn’t without its challenges and risks. With the rise in remote work and new technologies, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are realizing that the opportunity to go global is rapidly increasing.
From the logistical hurdles of remote work to the emotional impact of the uprising for black lives, the past few months have created significant personal and professional challenges for workers. In this context, a solid, supportive, and motivating company culture has never been more important.
Massive changes like those brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic obviously create significant business challenges. But they can also offer new opportunities for those able to identify them and willing to adapt to the new possibilities.
Today’s workforce, especially the younger generations, values growth and development. In fact, the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Skills Gap 2019 report indicates that “over 50% of respondents feel that skills shortages have worsened or greatly worsened in their organizations in the last two years,” says Gabriel S. Clevenger, assistant vice president of enrollment […]
Communication is always a critical best practice for nurturing and engaging a productive and loyal team. In the midst of COVID-19 uncertainty, however, it’s more important than ever.
Why is it that some companies thrive when faced with change while others falter? How is it that companies that have been around for decades can suddenly lose market share to new ventures seemingly overnight? The answer often boils down to two key factors: vision and execution.
One of the most fundamental elements of a manager’s job is maximizing the return—in the form of work output—from the portion of the company’s investment he or she is assigned to manage. This means that striving for efficiency and doing more with less are essential to a manager’s skill set. One of the best ways […]