Do you consider soft skills as a “nice-to-have” or a necessity? Obviously, employees must have the hard skills required for the job. Often the challenge is not so much finding someone with the technical skills needed. It’s more likely that the difficulty will be in recruiting someone with the soft skills that
With the United States having 25% of the world’s incarcerated population and now the Covid19 pandemic, it is the perfect storm for virus transmission. The prison system needs to reduce their exposure for inmates, correctional officers, nurses and other staff.
The ability to prioritize is a valuable skill. If you don’t know what is important and how that differs from what is urgent, your workday will be less productive and probably frustrating.
Right now, politics seem to be involved in every facet of our lives. Coronavirus, health care, unemployment, protests and the overall economy are top concerns for most people. Whether or not you are typically interested in politics, currently it’s hard to ignore these heated topics
Everyone wants to kill the CoronaVirus, but no one wants to let the CoronaVirus kill their business! Some businesses have been hit a lot harder than others. Face it, it’s not easy, fast or free to adapt your product or service to the new normal
Are you about to get the go-ahead to reopen your business? Or maybe you have been operating with very strict guidelines and now some of those are going to be eliminated. We would all like to get back to normal again and get our businesses up and running
Hiring during these difficult times? Are you tempted to take shortcuts and forego background checks? Especially for temporary workers unique hired to help during Covid 19?
Is your company hiding bad news? Are you avoiding honest communication with your clients or employees? What we see and hear on the news is scary enough. Now more than ever, people want the straight story.
Never has there been a time when such a high volume of people are using technology to work remotely. Although many of you have worked at home at least part of the time, for some people, this may be their first experience working remotely.
For most of us, the coronavirus pandemic is the most drastic situation we have ever experienced in our lifetime. It has affected every facet of our lives whether you are young or old, rich or poor. This virus has forced us to go through stages of grief over loss of our normal life – our routines, finances, work and our general feeling of well-being.