Returning to the new normal

When the #pandemic dies down and the #economy gets going, #employers must plan for things to be different We’re now right in the thick of the#COVID19 pandemic and many have adjusted to the temporary reality of #working and living at a distance from others. We’re looking forward to when we “flatten the curve” and can…

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We’re all contestants in Reality Show COVID-19. What can we learn from it?

What a mind-blowing, gut-wrenching reality show we are witnessing. For weeks I was glued to my seat as a mesmerized audience member without comprehending this act of genius, which involuntarily, simultaneously cast me as participant. This coronavirus reality show appears to have no boundaries, rules, common goal, timeline or referee. Like other spellbound audience members,…

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How to turn a job loss into a career change

For nine years, Evert Lamb worked as a graphic designer and art director in the marketing department of a travel company. But in mid-March, as the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were hitting the travel industry, Mr. Lamb was made redundant at his job. Instead of seeking similar roles, Mr. Lamb’s goal is to…

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Seize This Moment To Declutter Your Workday

As America embarks on the largest work-from-home experiment in its history, many knowledge workers are rethinking the status quo. Long meetings are becoming emails. Business travelers are realizing they can meet their clients (and their goals) remotely. Conferences and other industry events are going virtual — and may stay that way. As a champion against busywork and the author…

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6 tips on remote work success during COVID-19

In the midst of a global crisis that is forcing many office workers to become remote employees, keeping a positive mental health outlook is key to surviving and thriving while at home, says the CEO of a company that has always had workers staying home. Shrad Rao of Wagepoint, a Calgary-based payroll software provider, began…

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