Encouraging Employees To Find Work-life Balance

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Striking that perfect balance between career and family has always been a challenge for American workers, and since COVID 19, it’s become harder due to many employees working from home. Work-life balance involves juggling workplace stress with the daily pressures of family, friends, and self. The outcome is that the employee has a greater sense … Read more

Six Ways to Evaluate the Performance of Remote Employees

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COVID-19 has forced many companies to allow employees to work from home, and there’s a chance that the pandemic will cause this to continue for quite some time. Measuring and reviewing performance was already a struggle for many managers, and adding it to remote workers can seem near impossible to accomplish. Regardless of what some … Read more

Six Interview Questions to Ask Remote Workers Candidates

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Businesses are beginning to reopen after months of being closed due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Many need to hire employees and local guidelines are encouraging them to allow employees to work from home whenever possible. Contrary to what people may believe, remote work isn’t all pajamas and coffee shops. Not every employee is cut … Read more

Four Tips to Keeping Order During Remote Meetings

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, remote meetings have become essential. Different rules apply to video conferencing than in-office meetings, and without the ability to see and hear everyone, your team has to adapt and collaborate to ensure a successful outcome. The advantage (and disadvantage) of virtual meetings is the ability to hold them almost anywhere. … Read more

Five Ways to Help Employees Feel Safe to Return to Work

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a giant spotlight on all businesses and the internal guidance system they follow to care for employees during times of crisis. Some essential workers are refusing to come to work out of fear of contracting the coronavirus. If you want to have a reliable and respectful partnership with your employees, … Read more

Discrimination in the Workplace with COVID-19

Discrimination in the Workplace with COVID-19

Xenophobia is the “fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign.” Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, there have already been numerous reports of people of Chinese descent being discriminated against. Given these unfortunate reports, as well as heightened fear of contracting the virus, employers need to take … Read more

Four Valuable Telework Assignments for Managers on Shelter in Place

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many companies to a screeching halt and business owner’s hearts racing, trying to figure out how to keep their workforce employed. Although normal productivity and operations have pivoted dramatically, there are areas of your business that can be fortified during this time of crisis. Managers can engage in several valuable … Read more

The Necessity for Policies, SOPs, and Job Descriptions

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The policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and job descriptions are the internal guidance system of your company. Operating a business without policies, SOPs, and job descriptions is like attempting to play a new board game without reading the rule book first, leading to confusion, conflict, and blame. Taking the time to design the layout and … Read more

Five Things to Consider When Designing a Dress Code Policy

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Dress codes are one of those company standards that are never easy to deal with and seem to get more complicated every day. Terms like “business casual,” or “office casual,” leave room to each employee’s interpretation making it tough to deem what’s inappropriate without it being viewed as discriminatory. Recent legal protections based on sexual … Read more

Managing Your Emotions in the Workplace

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Emotions are a large part of being a human, and you can’t just leave them at the door when you enter the workplace. In your personal life, your reaction to a change of plans might be to yell, blame, and criticize. But at work, these types of behavior can damage coworker relationships, morale, and your … Read more

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