Is Networking Still Necessary in a Pandemic?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many traditional networking options were no longer viable. Getting together en masse as a conference was, at a minimum, risky, if not outright banned in some states. As a result, many professionals began to wonder if networking should take a back seat. This was especially true for those who didn’t… Read more »

Your Employees Are Still Working from Home – Here’s How to Make Sure They’re Healthy, Too!

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Even as states continue to advance through the reopening phases, many professionals are still working from home full-time. Many companies discovered that remote work arrangements provide several benefits. Plus, the COVID-19 situation is still highly fluid, and a resurgence may be on the horizon. As a result, not all employers rushed to bring their teams… Read more »

Yes, There Are Still Companies Hiring Right Now!

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The COVID-19 pandemic shook the business world. Many companies had to close their doors, at least for a time. Even as reopening efforts moved forward, the process has been relatively slow. Most industries are still experiencing the ripple effects of closures and demand shifts, and many are trying to prepare for the possibility of a… Read more »

Hiring New Employees to Work from Home? Here’s a Better Way to Stay Connected

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For many managers, overseeing a remote workforce is still relatively new. Finding ways to support your work from home team isn’t easy, particularly since the paradigm can quickly leave employees feeling disconnected from their boss and each other. Luckily, there are things you can do to bolster relationships, enhance morale, and promote productivity through secure… Read more »

Want to Stay in a Remote Position? These Careers Make It Work!

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During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home quickly became the norm. Companies had little choice but to adjust their policies to support telecommuting. As time passed, many employees found themselves thriving. The increased flexibility and chance to fully customize their workspace was ideal. As reopening efforts continue, many professionals who prefer working… Read more »

What Will Mississippi Offices Look Like with Employees Returning?

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For many professionals, working from home now feels like the norm. However, offices are starting to reopen, causing your team to have to adapt once again. There’s a strong chance that the transition won’t be entirely smooth. Additionally, the COVID-19 situation remains relatively fluid, and it may not stabilize for some time. If you are… Read more »

Which Skills Will Matter Most Post-Pandemic?

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While many states are reopening, coronavirus surges make the situation fluid. It still isn’t entirely clear what a post-pandemic world will look like, though many assume that it isn’t going to be like the working world everyone left. Workplaces are inevitably going to change, at least for the short-term. That means specific skills may be… Read more »

How to Tap into Mississippi’s Overflowing Pool of Passive Job Candidates

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Even today, companies may struggle to access the top talent they need, particularly in in-demand niches. That makes tapping into passive job candidate pools so critical, as it allows companies to skilled pros who may not be perusing job boards or actively searching for opportunities. While connecting with passive job candidates is more challenging than… Read more »

Did You Face a Coronavirus Layoff? Here’s What to Do Next!

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans suddenly found themselves laid off. For many, it was a shock that left them reeling. Plus, when the dust settled, there weren’t always many opportunities to explore. Along with rising numbers of newly unemployed professionals creating more competition, many industries weren’t looking to hire. But that doesn’t… Read more »

A Better Way to Handle Employee Layoffs

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies seemingly have no other choice but to layoff portions of their workforces. While layoffs are never easy, the grave and fast-moving nature of the coronavirus situation led many businesses to handle the process hastily. In some cases, notice was given through an unexpected group video call or generic… Read more »