This is a really good idea right now. So many people, from the IT folks who are keeping everything running remotely, to the people getting work done for your organization while also juggling kids, or elderly parents, and on to … Read More
The study was done before COVID-19, but this is one of those things that we’ve all known about for years, and it’s one of the larger questions we will have as offices start opening back up. “As for why people … Read More
And this is just one of the issues in the article below: Checkr is on the forefront of a new and potentially problematic kind of hiring, one that’s powered by still-emerging technology. Those hoping to quickly get extra work complain … Read More
As we prepare for going back to work, these two things will be paramount. “In times of difficulty, and these times are certainly that, it is imperative that you realize that you are the model for the behavior you want … Read More
There have been over 30 million people in the US who’ve lost their jobs in that last couple of months. I know more than a few. I’m sure you do too, if you aren’t one yourself.
I’m sure many of them live in towns where it’s going to be difficult to find anything equivalent, small cities like where I live in Baton Rouge, or even larger cities where the worked in a smaller industry.
I’m sure we are all becoming more and more aware of how much of our “work” can get done even if we aren’t in the same office space very often.
Some smart company is going to put that together and be able to pick a veritable All-Star lineup of talented professionals just by offering them the opportunity to stay where they are.
If you are a hiring manager, go ahead and steal that idea. It’s not a new one, but it’s maybe even more powerful right at this time.
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It’s a UK survey, but the results do not surprise me. “A survey of more than 1,000 UK office workers by Hoxby, a virtual agency and consultancy firm, also suggests managers have been pleasantly surprised by teams’ performance from home … Read More
A virtual meeting, or an in-person meeting, doesn’t have to be this way, but it takes a strong leader who is good at running meetings. I’ve seen a few in action, and man it’s totally different, but it is a skill that is sorely lacking in the business world.… Read More