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How to Advance Your Career as Baby Boomers Retire

The job market is shifting. It has been shifting for a while with a lot of moving parts, including the rise of Generation Z into the workforce. And with the global pandemic changing the way a lot of workplaces operate, it’s shifting again. Baby boomers are beginning to consider retirement, even as they delayed it… Read more »

Stay Interviews are The Biggest Things Since Exit Interviews

You’re probably familiar with the concept of an exit interview. This is where you will talk with someone who has provided their notice to find out why they’re leaving the company. But many organizations are now turning the concept on its head and conducting stay interviews. What are they and why do you need them… Read more »

Master The Virtual Interview

Many of us never thought we would be navigating such a different employment market so quickly. While online job searches have been a part of the process for a while, now many other aspects of finding a job have transitioned to virtual space. Most notably, the interview. Some employers may be opting for a phone… Read more »

How to Contact Employees on Leave

The workplace is a complicated matter these days. What was once cut and dry in terms of the rules of conduct are becoming muddier. If you’ve had to lay off employees while your company recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, what is an appropriate way to contact employees on leave? Whether you need to communicate… Read more »

Can Passing on a Job Offer Hurt Your Career?

The marketplace shifted dramatically in early 2020. As the novel coronavirus began to take hold in the US, many people found themselves out of a job. The nation is currently at about a 14% unemployment rate, but still much lower than 1933 during the great depression when it reached 25%. But passing on a job… Read more »

Summer 2020: Your Guide to Remote Work

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began to make its way across the U.S., many people were looking into the possibility of remote work. Now, jobs that weren’t remote before are being handled from home, so the ability to find work from home jobs as increased. You may have always hoped for a remote work environment… Read more »

How to Empathetically Manage Employees with Children During a Crisis

Working during the COVID-19 crisis has been a learning curve for almost everyone. With more employees working from home, companies need to consider new situations every day. Not only are people working remotely, but many are also at home with their spouses and children. When school was in session, albeit remotely, it was one challenge.… Read more »

The Age of COVID-19: Are You Still Laid Off?

Businesses all across the country are slowly starting to open up again, but what happens if you still find yourself out of work? There are some things you can do to spend this time wisely and make sure you’re in the best position to be hired again. Here are some practical things you can do… Read more »

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Staff

As our country begins to emerge from the policies put in place due to COVID-19, many businesses are finding themselves struggling with staffing shortages. The truth is, this can happen at any time for any reason. Staffing shortages can be caused by vacation time, maternity or paternity leave, or sudden and unfortunate absences. How can… Read more »

Leadership Podcasts for Managers

Podcasts have been around for a long time and have evolved. What started as simple online blogs through the Apple platform has now become a phenomenon that rivals traditional radio media. There are a ton of podcasts great for managers to brush up their skills, learn new things, and stay engaged even as we adjust… Read more »