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20 01, 2023

Is the Grass (Really) Greener?

2023-01-20T09:31:42-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Even the best routine can become monotonous, and there are only so many times you can sit with your cup of coffee on the same couch, watching the same show, before it loses its flare. Arguably the most common protest of working remotely is the seclusion it institutes, and employees are questioning whether their petition for remote work was worth dodging the bumper-to-bumper commute. If you’re feeling your routine has become stale and the perks of working remotely are slowly diminishing, you may need to switch things up. We’ve compiled a list of ways to [...]

25 08, 2022

Are Virtual Meetings Ineffective?

2022-06-10T12:31:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The productivity of virtual meetings is in question, and for good reason. Pre-Covid, if your coworker Tim was not in the office on Monday for your team meeting, he missed it. It was as simple as that. Now, whether you’re working in an office, hybrid, or remote, all your meetings are likely virtual, and you are expected to take part. Aside from team meetings, studies have shown that employees now spend over 300% more time in one-on-one meetings, as well. Previously, if you had a quick question, you would pop into Sam’s office across the hall and you were in [...]

26 07, 2022

Remote Work-Life Balance

2022-06-01T16:36:12-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

With remote work being the new norm we thought it was time to address ways to separate work and home life. You may be adapting to bad habits without realizing it, and though working from home to some is a luxury, you are not exempt from the necessity of a work-life balance. There are two sides to everything in life, and even working remotely comes with its share of negatives. Loneliness and isolation are the largest reported concern amongst remote workers. So, the question is how do you prevent yourself from falling into this feeling, or if you already feel [...]

14 04, 2022

Got (Remote) Distractions?

2022-04-14T14:22:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you read our previous blog, you know how many distractions can pose a threat in the workplace. If you work remotely, you may not relate to many of the common “in-office” distractions, but to nobody’s surprise working remotely has brought a world of other distractions. So many that we had to make a whole different blog about it. Here are some common remote work distractions and ways to avoid them moving forward. […]

29 03, 2022

Employee Monitoring Software – What Does This Mean for You?

2022-03-17T15:45:09-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Employee monitoring software. I bet just the name will turn more than a few heads. There are reactions to every action and the pandemic has caused an uproar in employee demands. Aside from the increase in wage requirements, the demand for remote work has created a measurable shift in workplace culture. Studies show that 74% of Americans need a continued remote working arrangement to stay at their current job. It can be hard to recall what workplace culture was like pre-pandemic, but it seems as though employees have been calling the shots since. Employers are forced to act fast in [...]

25 11, 2021

How to Make Work-From-Home Work for You

2021-11-25T09:16:04-05:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home post-pandemic is now part of the norm. If you are new to working remotely or you are looking to improve your productivity while working from home, read these tips first. […]

2 03, 2021

Working Remotely for the First Time

2021-03-02T09:28:07-05:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first day of any new job can be nerve-wracking, stressful, exciting, and intimidating all at the same time. This is even more so true when the first day on the job is remote. Sure, working remote can be great and tons of people prefer it, but the matter of the fact is it just isn’t the same. Since you won’t be in the office interacting with colleagues in the same way you typically would, you’re probably going to have to compensate by being a little bit more proactive. Keep reading to find out how to be successful when starting [...]

14 01, 2021

Managing a Remote Team

2021-01-14T14:01:13-05:00Categories: General News, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Businesses and companies have gone global. Communication is at an all-time high. Not only were people forced to work from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but now the option is present almost everywhere. Some businesses even outsource their marketing and administrative tasks which means even more remote work.   So with all of this globalization and change, the role of managers is evolving as well. Managing a remote team that is not in the same spot at the same time every day is no easy task. While it can be rewarding since there is no restraint on location and the best [...]

6 08, 2020

Preparing for a Remote Job Interview

2020-08-20T08:32:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since companies are interviewing remote due to COVID-19, here are some suggestions on how to prepare for your upcoming interview! Being comfortable and professional are key to standing out. Because you can no longer make an impression face to face, there are ways to stand out while being remote to make that first impression last! […]

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