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Preparing Your Business For a Reopened Economy

Reopening a business after the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going to be easy. According to The Washington Post, restarting will be more like “a rehabilitation process.” Is your business ready for the economy to reopen? If you’re not sure, begin by asking these four key questions.   Do You Have a Flexible Hiring Process? Unfortunately, you… Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

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Shifting work environments and evolving technology are quickly changing jobs as we know them. Rather than worrying about what might happen, you can begin future-proofing your career now. Is it time to reskill yourself? Let’s find out. Why You Should Reskill Yourself Job Security Ultimately, the more you know, the more valuable you are to… Read more »

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are… Read more »

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Has the Coronavirus crisis turned you into a telecommuter virtually overnight? If so, you probably need time to adjust to your new working environment. Follow these three tips to better manage your workday with your new co-workers… your family! Set Up a Home Office If you’re lucky enough to have a spare room, you can… Read more »

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With multiple states ordering people to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, your business may have closed its physical doors. Welcome to the remote life! Now, is your workforce prepared? Here are some basic questions to consider. Do Your People Have the Necessary Tools? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018, only… Read more »

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In a few short weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has completely upended our lives. You’ve committed to #staysafestayhome, but this isolation is tougher than you thought. Follow these three tips for finding silver linings in social distancing. Rediscover Your Home As long as you’re stuck inside, take a moment to look around your house. Is there… Read more »

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In last week’s blog post we asked, “Will technological advancements replace administrative workers?” If the answer made you nervous, don’t worry. Robots can’t do everything… yet. Here are five skills you can develop to remain a strong job candidate. Improve Your Emotional Intelligence Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t good at Emotional Intelligence (EI). According to Kate… Read more »

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You’ve heard the scary stories. Someday, robots will take over your job. But, is the future truly filled with mass unemployment? According to experts, probably not. Although automation and AI will change the job market, technological advancements are more likely to create new types of jobs than replace humans altogether. What About Administrative Workers? Of… Read more »

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Your company has a new employee. That’s great! Now what? Do you have a process in place to set your new hire up for success? Or, do you just let them figure things out on their own? Statistics show companies that neglect to welcome people to their team end up with lower retention rates. In… Read more »