Currently, huge numbers of American workers are working remotely as a way to promote social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers’ mind-set has been that the current situation is a necessary temporary measure as we ride out the worst of the pandemic. However, as the virus is rebounding in many states where social […]
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Effective communication is essential to any team, which is especially true in the business world. Poor communication among team members or different layers of management can lead to a host of problems, including incorrect deliverables, lost productivity, decreased morale, and poor customer service. Communication challenges can arise in any business setting, even within teams that […]
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.
Raise your hands if you’re working from home! We’re going to assume most of you raised your hands. Now, raise your hands if you were prepared to implement an entirely virtual recruiting process at your company or organization in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic?
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders issued for the vast majority of U.S. states, most companies that can have staff work from home are doing so. This creates a host of logistical and management challenges for many companies.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced three-quarters of U.S. states to issue stay-at-home orders, impacting nearly 300 million Americans, as of early April. While many states have certain exemptions that allow “essential” businesses to stay up and running, thousands of companies across the country have shifted the majority of their staffs to remote work, […]
For many organizations across the nation, remote work is now the new norm. What was once considered a way to attract and retain talent is now a necessity for businesses that need to operate when “stay at home” orders are in place. Are you new to this new way of work? If so, experts from […]
According to Gallup, the number of people working remotely is on the rise. Based on its research, 39% of employees reported they worked at home at least some of the time; in 2016, that percentage had risen to 43%.
Although remote working is becoming commonplace across the globe, employees still value working in an office. In fact, 83% of employees want at least some in-office time, according to a recent study by Clutch.
As companies grow and the business landscape becomes more competitive, companies will increasingly see remote work and the flexibility it offers as advantages for both them and their employees.