As with the previous pandemics and other major events, such as the Great Depression and World War II, the coronavirus pandemic will profoundly change workplaces and the nature of work itself. In fact, it already has. Many of these changes, especially the massive shift toward remote work are probably here to stay. So, if you’re looking for a job now or in the future, you might want to keep this in mind. But what does a remote job search look like?
The world is changing. As technology improves, we learn to do business in new ways. This fact, coupled with the concerns inherent in the current pandemic, may have forced us to change the way we work with one another sooner than expected. But technology was taking us there anyway. When this pandemic is over, we can’t expect to go back to the way things were. One technological advancement that was embraced in this time of social distancing that is sure to stick around is the proliferation of remote meetings.
It’s safe to say that there are very few companies who predicted they’d be going fully remote in 2020. The widespread response to the COVID-19 global pandemic has meant companies have had to adapt their operations to maintain business continuity. This has involved transitioning employees out of physical offices and into new virtual workspaces in what some have called the remote work experiment. And so far, the experiment has been a success.
Are you new to Zoom meetings or video conference calls? Here’s a checklist of what you need to know to make sure you’re doing it right! While there are a lot of tips for hosting video conference calls, there isn’t much information to help participants. So, that’s why I created this list.
Whether self-employed or working for a company, many professionals are taking advantage of the accessibility that new technology provides. Some may choose to simply stay in their pajamas and work from home, while others use the remote opportunity to travel. Such an adventurer is called a digital nomad.
From the position of your chair to the music you listen to, there are many factors that affect how productively you work from home.
With this in mind, the folks at Harvey’s Furniture have put together a brief guide to creating the perfect remote work setting…