Workplace 2020 – The Year of the “Hybrid” Working Environment

Professional Resume Services

While many Americans started 2020 commuting to their jobs, the onset of a global pandemic quickly showed just as many that their jobs can be done from remote locations. Career & Workplace Work/Family Balance Career remote work work from home

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How to Keep Sane Working from Home for An Extended Period – 7 Tips

Catherines Career Corner

Explore how to keep sane working from home for an extended period. By Catherine Adenle Explore how to keep sane working from home for an extended period. These are 7 tips to follow in order to maintain wellness and high productivity from the [.].

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Embracing Your Work From Home Job

Boomers Next Step

Having a job working from home is an enormous change in your life. Perhaps you are already missing the camaraderie of your workplace, the coffee runs and the social interaction. The post Embracing Your Work From Home Job appeared first on Boomers Next Step.

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 96

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

The 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 100

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.

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WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling

The Undercover Recruiter

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020. Workplace Coronavirus Covid-19 Home Office remote working WFH working from home

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Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19

The Undercover Recruiter

Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. Workplace LinkedIn remote remote working research search Study WFH work from home

2020 89

E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout.

2020 94

we’re supposed to forfeit all our vacation days if we’ve worked from home

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: As an HR person for a small employer, I take to heart a lot of your advice and work hard to push the management here to do better. Their rationale is that working from home is like being on vacation. After all, WE sent our office staff home!

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what’s reasonable for managers to expect of parents working from home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: What are reasonable expectations for managers whose employees are now working from home? Her husband is also at home. Is it reasonable to expect an employee to find a way to work her normal schedule even while she is telecommuting?

2020 57

how much privacy should you expect in meetings when everyone’s working from home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company is working from home right now, like so many. Yeah, I think lockdown etiquette is still being worked out. how much privacy should you expect in meetings when everyone’s working from home? workplace practices

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8 Ways the Workplace and Workday Are Different Due to Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

If you kept your job throughout the pandemic thus far, you probably experienced a few changes to the way things work. Those seeking new employment should also anticipate a change in the traditional workplace model. How will the workplace change after COVID-19? News Work COVID-1

2020 141

my company charges us PTO when we work from home while sick

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small employer (under 100 employees) that, while dynamic and forward-thinking in its work, can be quite behind-the-times when it comes to administrative policies. What the law generally cares about is that you’re paid for the work you perform.

2020 39

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.

2020 215

RTW: It's Like the Video Rental Scene in "I Am Legend".

The HR Capitalist

First, note that I work for a recruiting company where all associates can work from home, and our company offices are in Atlanta, which has been a bit of a hotbed with Surge 1B, 2 or whatever the CDC is calling it. I have a new location for them to shoot from.

2020 113

Want to be Less Stressed Out? More Productive? Try This.

Ms. Career Girl

What strange and uncertain times we are living in, but there are some upsides to working from home. None of them worked so well. Thanks for being such a great co-worker, it’s great working with you. Or: I really enjoy working with you.

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Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women.

2020 180

does working from home look less dedicated, boss wants me to offer a ridiculously low salary, and more

Ask a Manager

My dad says continuing to work at home makes me look less dedicated. My office has been working remotely since March, but a new plan was recently introduced to optionally allow people back in office on a careful schedule. One partner does work there full-time.

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I want to return to the office but we’re still working from home, a computer-illiterate coworker, and more

Ask a Manager

I want to return to the office but we’re still working from home. My organization has been working from home since mid-March. Luckily, the work we do can be done remotely so we have adapted pretty well to the change.

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if you have a disability, do employers have to let you keep working from home after they re-open?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My friend’s office is reopening and bringing everyone back to work. She’s asking to be allowed to continue working from home (which everyone in her organization has been doing for the last two months), and HR has chided her for not being a “team player” and coming into the physical building like everyone else. So anyone in this situation can ask to continue working from home as a reasonable accommodation.

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Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

Ms. Career Girl

Working in such a competitive field and having the lower hand must mean these women have conjured up some great tips to staying productive and on top of things! So today we wanted to share some advice and productivity tips from women in the tech world. Have an Inspiring Work Space.

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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. Color is also an important consideration when transforming the workplace.

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Sexual Harassment and Bullying During Telecommuting

Evil HR Lady

But, it can be a p roblem in the adult workplace. With tons of people working from home now–many of whom never worked from home before–you need to be aware of employee relationships. We all know cyberbullying is a problem.

2020 219

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

The 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.

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Things to Consider Before Reopening Your Business After COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

To make matters worse, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has not provided a standard of rules for employers regarding employee safety measures in a post COVID-19 workplace. Start by adjusting your workplace policies to accommodate the new normal.

2020 145

8 Out of 10 Employees Feel Overwhelmed and Overworked

The Undercover Recruiter

For most, work looks and feels different today than it did just a few months ago—and we’re not talking about working from home. Workplace long hours overworked research Study vitasmarts

2020 95

3 Hard A** Photos About Change During the COVID Lockdown.

The HR Capitalist

With that in mind, I present 3 photos (with links as appropriate) from the last week that made me go hmmmm - and make me wonder where we are headed when we get to the new normal. This photo is a summary of the net proceeds a restaurant received from 40+ orders: Yeah, that's right.

2020 134

7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely 

The Undercover Recruiter

The most significant difficulty regarding working from home is the lack of face to face interaction, which can cause communication issues. Fear not, I’m here… 7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely Undercover Recruiter -. Workplace

2020 59

Opportunity for Great HR Pros: Making Remote Work Recommendations Post-Covid Including Financial Gain.

The HR Capitalist

Once people have worked from home for this long of stretch, they're never coming back to the office! That being said, the world of work IS likely to change based on what we've learned. In white collar America, the trend has long been leaning towards more remote work.

2020 149

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

The 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. Change Communications Workplace

2020 128

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

The 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 125

Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

When that sunny day does dawn, you will then be a better workplace navigator and negotiator for yourself and your loved ones, and able to give more to your loved ones and to the world. Al Sklover and “The Working Wisdom Team”. —. d) Will more employees be working from home?

2020 130

Tips to Advance Your Career During the Covid-19 Crisis


Many people are out of work, whether they’re laid off, furloughed, or just not able to go into work right now. . For example, if you’re in the hospitality industry, maybe you take online courses so that you can work your way up to a management position.

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Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

It's now 2020: The pandemic health crisis is new, yet the economic dynamics seem eerily familiar. 3) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created guidance on engineering and administrative controls for preparing the workplace for re-entry. (4) Work It Daily can help!

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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 57

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). workplace practices

2020 54

Work at Home: Manage The Circle of Transitions

David Zinger

This post can be used by individuals to manage the transitions they experience with the change to working at home. Don’t fail to address the loses around the changes people are experiencing in their work due to COVID-19. Are you developing new assumptions about how to work?

2020 65

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

Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere!

Corn on the Job

Photo by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay – CC0 Licence. Or whether those ads you see cropping up on your screen telling you that you can earn $5000 in a day by working from home is just a marketing ploy to suck you in. Did we mention you can work anywhere?

2020 52

my coworker’s meetings run on and on … and he knows we’re all trapped in our houses

Ask a Manager

I have a coworker, Fergus, who is senior to me, although he and I report to the same boss, and with whom I have a good working relationship. This is particularly taxing when it’s a meeting booked at the end of the day, from 4-5 or thereabouts, and then we’re on until 6:30.

2020 38

did I get offered a job because I can bake, kid noise on calls, and more

Ask a Manager

I recently applied for a job after not working for a few years due to looking after my children. The interview did not feel organic at all — he didn’t ask me about any specific experiences highlighted on my resume, projects I had worked on, etc.

2020 35

my emotionally fragile employee is sobbing at work multiple times a week

Ask a Manager

Brenda is in the midst of a highly emotional season (since late January-ish) in which she is dealing with baggage from her own life that she has largely ignored for decades. Frankly, we could all learn a lesson from her on that.) How is her work? Her work is pretty good.

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