Working From Home Reality Check: No, Your Employees Aren’t All Doing Yoga and Folding Laundry

Evil HR Lady

People are working at home at record levels–some happily and some not so happily. This is not working at home. This is being home. But, this is not what normal working from home looks like.

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Survival Tips for Parents Who Now Must Work From Home

The Undercover Recruiter

Survival Tips for Parents Who Now Must Work From Home Undercover Recruiter -. Timebound Amanda Augustine Coronavirus home schooling TopCV WFH working from home

2020 73

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5 Zingers on How to Successfully Work From Home When You Have No Choice

David Zinger

With the mass enforced exodus from the workplace to home due to the coronavirus there has been a plethora of articles extolling a tyranny of tips to teach neophytes how to show up for work when you are forced to work from home. Working from Home.

2020 65

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home. Although you may not be in a full-time work from home situation, more and more companies and business are allowing their employees the option to work from home on an as needed basis.

2020 52

Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19

Professional Resume Services

Many of us have been working from home for years. Read more » The post Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19 appeared first on Executive Resume Services. Work/Family Balance Career/Family Balance covid-19 Family home office remote work virtual job work from home

2020 130

my coworker/friend is abusing work-from-home privileges

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My company started everyone on work from home recently due to COVID-19. I have two close work friends and we still chat regularly online. Our company has historically denied us work-from-home because they think employees will take advantage of them.

2020 60

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E7 – COVID-19 + Work From Home (WFH) Advice from Dawn Burke.

HR Capitalist

Consultant at Recruiting Toolbox) to talk about Work From Home, as tens of millions of American workers have been told to stay home, keep working and figure it out on the fly. Tim and Kris weigh in with stories about day drinking (not them, other people) and the psychology behind work from home productivity and the need to stop texting and emailing everyone ALL THE TIME from your bunker.

2020 51

coworkers clips their nails at their desks, boss micromanages us when we work from home, and more

Ask A Manager

I believe that hygiene is to be done at home or in the bathroom. My good friend who sits a few cubes over from me is equally annoyed/grossed out, but we’re not sure if we should say something, and if so, how? My boss micromanages us when we work from home.

2020 61

we have to send 3 updates a day while working from home, coworker FaceTimes with her daughter all the time, and more

Ask A Manager

We have to send three updates a day while working from home. Like so many others, I am now working from home until further notice. Work from home was previously heavily discouraged and typically only allowed during snow days.

2020 65

The Downsides To Working From Home And What You Can Do About It

Corn on the Job

Working from home and not having to deal with long commutes, nosy coworkers and less distractions sounds like a dream to some. Those are really nice benefits and can certainly make a case for leaving the rat race and setting up a home based business or at least working remotely.

2020 52

In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity

Evil HR Lady

34 percent of Americans work at least 4 days a week from home. Only 4 percent of Japanese work from home at least one day per week. Two big reasons: To increase productivity and to prepare for the influx of visitors for the 2020 summer Olympics. To keep reading, click here: In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity. Americans love to telecommute.

3 Ways the Coronavirus Has Changed Your Workplace for the Better

Evil HR Lady

Destigmatized Working From Home. Jobs that a month ago, managers said could not possibly be done remotely, are now being done from home. Working at home today can impact your business for years to come.

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Uncertain Times for Job Search: Stay in the Loop Despite the Coronavirus

Executive Career Brand

In these uncertain times for job search, the front page of the New York Times is covered with words we’re all getting used to, but which still make us fearful: COVID-19, Coronavirus, pandemic, outbreak, wartime, shutdowns, working from home, remote work, etc.

2020 139

COVID-19 Have You Working at Home? Check Your Cyber Security!

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re your own boss or a new hire working to make an impact at your company, working from home can protect your physical health. The best way to ensure security is to only engage in remote work from a company-managed computer.

2020 153

How Your Workspace Affects Your Mental Health and Productivity

Ms. Career Girl

No matter how much you enjoy your job, the workplace is entirely intended to elicit the maximum productivity from its employees. The environment you work in has a significant impact on this. Remote Work. Featured News Productivity productivity and work space

2020 211

how to set up a meeting to ask for a raise, my boss doesn’t trust us to work from home, and more

Ask A Manager

But if doesn’t feel right to raise it that way, then say, “I’m hoping to get a short meeting on your calendar to talk about how my work is going.” Would Tuesday at 3 pm work for you?” My boss wants detailed reports of everything we do when we work from home. I work in a hospital setting and my boss is very old school. She is just getting open to the idea of working from home. In our line of work, we do not need to be in the office.

2020 53

How To Make It Better

David Zinger

Here is a small way to feel better while you work at home. I wander while I work at home. After an episode of work I may go upstairs or downstairs. ” Employee Engagement engagement experience Make it Better Positive Practice WFH work from home

2020 52

Your Boss Doesn’t Want to Fire You–She Doesn’t Even Want You to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Replacing workers cost employers $617 billion in 2018, compared with $331 billion in 2010, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing a report by Work Institute, a consulting company. Yes, getting the work done is important. Now’s not the time to let employees jump ship.

2020 156

?? What You Need To Be Doing To Job Search at Home in Quarantine Today

JobMob

Need to find a new job but you're stuck at home in coronavirus quarantine? On Monday, March 23rd, 2020, Hannah Morgan of CareerSherpa.net and I hosted an open-ended Zoom online video chat for job seekers. ” 2) Part-time work can lead to full-time work.

2020 81

here are your animal coworkers

Ask A Manager

With so many people working from home with animal coworkers, obviously we need to see photos of your new colleagues. And if you’re reading this from the home page, you have to click through to see the photos.).

2020 96

bosses are panic-buying spy software to monitor remote workers

Ask A Manager

Well, this is a terrible indictment of employers’ utter lack of understanding about how to manage remote workers : I’m quoted (in part, questioning how these managers are getting any work done themselves).

2020 102

What Is it Like to Be an HR Freelancer?

Evil HR Lady

I can work around my schedule. It’s incredible and rewarding from the hard work we do together. Because I have freedom, I can always end a contract if I don’t like working with someone. So, that means I love all the people I work with regularly. I don’t particularly appreciate marketing myself, and freelance work involves a ton of self-marketing. I do miss teamwork (although I do team-based projects from time to time.).

2020 161

The HR Famous Podcast: E8 - Video Work Meetings: Winning On ZOOM

HR Capitalist

Kris gives a shout out to Craig Fisher and talk about how not to suck at video – thinking about your camera, mic and lighting… Tim talks tech with wifi vs. hardwire – and calls out KD on his bad internet, and KD blames his kids who are now home and “streaming”.

2020 66

Furloughs/Layoffs During COVID-19: Best Delivered Via Video or an Analog Call?

HR Capitalist

The gist of that post is as follows - a LOT of companies over the last two weeks have communicated bad news (personal news of impact due to furlough/layoff) to groups of employees at the same time, which is about as far from a best practice as you can get.

2020 66

what to do if your company isn’t handling coronavirus well

Ask A Manager

I am getting a lot of mail about coronavirus, and one common theme is employers who aren’t acting with any urgency at all — not having people work from home where they can, not canceling travel or events, etc. You may also like: how can we stop people from coming to work sick?

2020 96

here are your animal coworkers, part 2

Ask A Manager

With so many people working from home with animal coworkers, it’s obviously crucial that we see photos of your new colleagues. And if you’re reading this from the home page, you have to click through to see the photos.

2020 76

how important are educational requirements, unexpected visitors when working from home, and more

Ask A Manager

For context, I have a bachelor’s degree and I work in an industry that is related to academia but is highly populated by people who both have and don’t have masters/PhDs. To answer your actual question though: You can’t always know from the outside what’s a firm requirement and what’s more flexible. In many cases, you won’t know from the outside which it is — but in most cases you won’t harm your future chances by taking a shot now.

my coworker is breaking her paid quarantine, company expects people to keep working after they quit, and more

Ask A Manager

The place I work at still needs to be open despite the pandemic. The work cannot be done from home. Our managers are doing what they can to make me and my coworkers safe even though we can’t work remotely. I was home for the second delivery.

2020 75

#COVID-19: The Truth About Video Calls and Your Career.

HR Capitalist

If you're a white collar worker and you've been moved to WFH (work from home), odds are your team/company is experimenting with video meetings/calls to keep you connected with your team. Get your head around how to separate yourself from the pack on video meetings/calls.

2020 59

how the hell are we supposed to work now?

Ask A Manager

I’m hearing from people whose entire companies have gone fully remote overnight and people whose companies are acting as if nothing has changed and still expect everyone to show up as normal every day. I’m hearing from people whose virus-related questions are pretty light (“what’s up with my coworker who’s openly vaping at home during video calls?”) At New York Magazine today , I answered some of the questions in my inbox right now, including: How can I ask to work from home?

2020 72

my coworker is trying to manage me — and she’s not my boss

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working in the same department since I graduated college four years ago. I went from the department assistant to an “associate manager” within a couple of years, though I don’t manage anyone or have any direct reports.) I’m working with her on it.

2020 67

I’m pregnant and my new boss is the dad, coworker wants to keep us all connected in cutesy ways, and more

Ask A Manager

We have a perfectly normal working relationship; nobody would ever even know based on how we act. I am currently working mostly from home, but some people are still working from the office. She either is not as busy or just gets lonely being at home all day.

2020 69

what if people abuse the new paid sick leave law, COO sends non-stop jokes about coronavirus, and more

Ask A Manager

We have been extremely accommodating in working from home, etc. in situations where the person feels sick and needs to work remotely (our whole office is remote right now). But a constant flow, particularly from the upper echelons of your company, is obnoxious.

2020 68

my office plays religious music, my new boss asks about our sex lives, and more

Ask A Manager

I work for a very large, non-religious company in a technical role. In the building where I work, we can’t have headphones, so they play XM radio stations through speakers that are in every hallway and most rooms. But for some reason it really gets to me at work.

2020 75

what can you do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders?

Ask A Manager

This also includes companies that have announced everyone can work from home but where individual managers aren’t allowing it — that’s a situation to escalate.). So you’d want to choose your actions from the list above based on how much risk you’re comfortable with. (Do But these seem to be the basic choices right now if your employer is ordering you to work when it shouldn’t be.

2020 67

The Guide to Being a Great Interviewee

The Corporate Con/noisseur

A lot of work goes into an interview from both the employer and the applicants end. From the employer’s perspective, they must go through a list of applicants, setup initial phone screens, and then setup time for an in-person interview. The Guide to Being a Great Interviewee.

2020 65

my coworker had an affair with my wife

Ask A Manager

I was allowed to work from home for a week following the reporting to allow time for the teammate to move offices (we shared an office). They said they would understand if I could no longer work at the company, as they felt their hands were tied.

2020 73

Accommodating Employees During Ramadan

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Ramadan typically lasts 29-30 days, from the first crescent moon sighting to the next. As a matter of obligation, all capable Muslims are required to abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Adjusting Work Hours. Accommodating Employees During Ramadan.

2020 52

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

As an independent agent, your salary will be tied to your own ability to find work and close deals. A bill collector is someone who pursues a payment or debt from individuals or businesses. This role may also afford you the opportunity to work from home or remotely.

2020 56

Schools are closed. Kids are home. What’s the long-term impact of that?

Penelope Trunk

For homeless kids, and hungry kids, school is a home away from home. . Education should happen at home. Removing all but the poorest kids from school would require one parent to be home with the kids. Disrupting education will cause disruption at work.

2020 62

I’ve been accused of abusing sick leave when I have coronavirus symptoms, joking about age and weight, and more

Ask A Manager

I work as a lab tech for a hospital that employees tens of thousands of people and I’m essential and cannot work from home. I experienced shortness of breath a while back so I immediately called off work. Do those days work on your end?”.

2020 55

Student Interview Questions and Answers

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Whether you are a recent graduate, a student in a college or university, or a high school student, we will show you how to stand out from the crowd and make the perfect impression at your next job interview. As a student, you may lack a significant amount of work experience and history.

2020 52

can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work?

Ask A Manager

We decided to collaborate on answering a few questions together, and this is the first of two posts from that joint effort. . Can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work? We aren’t really into any sort of “polyamory scene” sort of thing; this is simply an arrangement that happened because it’s what works for us and our happy little family. And do you want to do this at work? .

2020 78