3 Things Employers Should Focus On After COVID-19

Career Realism

As 2021 moves forward, some companies are looking to return to normal, some companies are going to stay fully remote, and others are still trying to define their new normal. It's also likely that companies will take a closer look at sick time policies, based on lessons learned from COVID-19.

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my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more

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This post, my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. In 2020, my workplace had a restructure and layoffs due to the pandemic.

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do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more

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This post, do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. My boss is resentful that I get to work from home after parental leave.

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do I need to tell my employer I’ve been vaccinated, interviews that don’t include higher-ups, and more

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I’m lucky enough to have been able to work from home since shortly after the start of the pandemic last year. My manager has had no complaints about my productivity at home as far as I know. I’m doing well at it, but this kind of work just isn’t for me.

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is this resume writer shady, telling my boss I’m sober, and more

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I received a response from one of those professional resume writing places. Should I tell my boss my sobriety has helped my work? I started a new job in April, while I was going through a very non-traditional breakup and living at my childhood home due to Covid.

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mixed messages after layoffs, called back to the office but I’m a single mom with no child care, and more

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I work for a small nonprofit that had to lay off about half the team two weeks ago because of Covid. I am still employed, and while I serve on the leadership team and was consulted on how the process should be handled, the communication about the layoffs came from our executive director.

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updates: the borrowed laptop, the constant FaceTiming, and more

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month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My company charges us PTO when we work from home while sick. Which worked perfectly.

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