Sat.Mar 28, 2020

8 Ways to Earn More Money as a Freelancer

Career Metis

With the increased use of technology in the workplace, businesses are exploring newer options to reduce employee costs. The rising significance of remote work and freelancing is a result of such exploration. Organizations are increasingly relying on freelancers to reduce their cost of hiring and selection. In fact, freelancers constituted 53% of the workforce in the USA alone at the end of 2019.

A Message to Families During COVID-19 From a Stanford Educator

Thrive Global

During these uncertain times with school closures and significant shifts away from normal routines, many people have expressed concerns about the impact on students’ academic journeys. I want to encourage parents, educators, and students to remember the big picture. This is a time to focus on — and be grateful for — your family’s safety, health, and well-being. Make building strong family relationships a priority.

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Employers Still Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic

SHRM Resources

When one door closes, even temporarily, another often opens. As people practice social distancing to avoid contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, restaurants, bars and retailers across the U.S. are closing their doors and laying off tens of thousands of workers. But needs must be met, so online sellers and a host of other businesses are mass hiring to secure delivery, security, warehousing and distribution personnel. Talent Acquisition

10 Ways to Find Investors For Your Startup

Career Metis

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Every startup needs money and if you don’t have much savings or you are not coming from a very rich family that can invest in your project, then you will have to look for investors. A lot of young people feel scared about getting help and asking for money but actually, this is not so difficult. What can be difficult is to come up with a killer idea.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

The Post-Coronavirus World

Thrive Global

Before discussing the post-coronavirus world, it helps to understand that the deeper cause of the virus was that it was a nature-sent reaction to the egoistic, competitive and exploitative way we were living our lives. Nature sent us this virus in order to clean away the excess waste we had been accumulating in our paradigm of each one trying to maximally profit off of others in a race to individual success.

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Dawn of the Anthropocene

Thrive Global

The Holocene Epoch of this Quaternary Period appears to be coming to an end. Our arrogance views this as the beginning of the “Age of Humankind”. Scientists tentatively call this new epoch, the Anthropocene, named after the Greek word for “human”. The first clear sign of our dominion over all things was climate change. The second was a mass extinction event happening 1,000 times faster than ever before – the Sixth Extinction. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest sign.

How to handle Employee Crisis during Work from Home

HR Digest

Crisis doesn’t come with a warning, and it comes at an unexpected time. Take the present Coronavirus situation, for instance! Countries across the world have shut down, and people are forced to stay indoors and work from home. In such a time, it is also essential for a company to handle their employees and disseminate proper information so that the employees don’t panic. Communication is the key to handing employee crises during work from home.

Common Revisions to Large Employer Compensation & Benefits Policies in Response to COVID-19

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On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act") was signed into law, requiring employers with less than 500 employees to provide paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. While large employers may be exempt from the Act, this doesn't mean leading enterprise organizations haven't taken action, or replicated similar leave allowances throughout their organization.

LONELINESS IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

Thrive Global

Loneliness is one of the hardest aspects of being a widow. As a suddenly single individual, we feel isolated and saddened at our new status of being solo. We feel completely and utterly bereft of the loss of the partnership we shared, and are weirdly shocked at the realization that we are no longer a couple. We feel precipitously aware that the world is marching two by two and we are now traipsing a path alone.

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The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Essential v. Non-Essential: Is Feeling Discretionary a Symptom of the Virus?

SHRM

Dear Reader, As I write this, I am profoundly self-conscious of the fact this advice is going to miss its mark to many who are suffering beyond comprehension. Others, however, may find this advice helps them see silver linings and gain back some confidence and control. Ultimately, to any reader, my hope is that you are weathering these storms as well as anyone can.

Why It’s Okay to Feel Defeated Now and Why It Will Pass

Thrive Global

During week three of the need to Shelter-in-Place due-to-Covid-19 crisis, people are starting to feel antsy, tired, anxious, and, yes, even defeated. Quite a succinct word, defeated—demoralized and overcome by adversity. That seems to be the norm for many people right now. Despite the cheerleader-type videos and messages from celebrities, the reality of social isolation is taking its toll.

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6 Benefits Of Budgeting Your Money

New to HR

To be successful in running a business or organizing your personal matters, it requires a certain amount of discipline. In fact, one of the most essential areas in life that require special attention is budgeting your money. Even though some. The post 6 Benefits Of Budgeting Your Money appeared first on New To HR. Personal Growth

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A Race Against Time (A Diary or Sorts in All Kinds of Beats in the Age of Covid-19)

Thrive Global

Writing on the healthcare catastrophe that is the coronavirus outbreak – or Covid-19 – is no easy task. To perhaps synthesize some of the media overload for the past weeks, this is my attempt of giving some clarity of this modern crisis. “If If you look at the mortality of seasonal flu, the mortality is about 0.1%, but the mortality of Covid-19 is at least 1%. It can be easily spread,” says Dr. Anthony Fauci, the immunologist who is at the center of the News. ‘’It’s

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Better Ways To Manage Your Small Business Finances

New to HR

Small businesses often struggle when it comes to dealing with their finances. This is because doing your finances as a small company can be time-consuming and difficult for people who aren’t trained to manage accounting-related tasks. Thankfully, there are a. The post Better Ways To Manage Your Small Business Finances appeared first on New To HR. Business

Six Power Affirmations in Crisis

Thrive Global

With all the information about the pandemic COVID-19 circulating the globe, we need to pause to express gratitude for all that we have. Here come six power affirmations that might have crossed your mind at some point of time in past days! We have enough. We have been taking for granted our gifts: nature, housing, electricity, internet, water, air, food. All these resources support us. We need to stop and ask ourselves what we are thankful for (? )

14 Proven Tactics To Improve Employee Morale and Job Satisfaction

Career Metis

It’s not a secret that the most valuable asset of any company is its employees. At the core, they keep the organization afloat, doing nitty-gritty work and increasing the bottom line. What they think and feel about their job greatly matters, in terms of making the business successful.

Children’s book teaches kids to believe in themselves

Thrive Global

Sally Huss and Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino began working together after a mutual friend, Coach Joe Sperle, introduced them. Having so much in common, they joined forces to create two best-selling children’s books, adding to Sally’s already extensive line of popular children’s books. That collection now exceeds 100 books. Author/Illustrator Sally Huss says she creates children’s books to uplift the lives of children.

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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

3 Ways the Coronavirus Has Changed Your Workplace for the Better

Evil HR Lady

Chances are, your organization made massive changes due to Coronavirus shelter-in-place and other orders. Some of them should be temporary, but some of the changes should be permanent. Let’s look at a few things that have changed. Destigmatized Working From Home. Jobs that a month ago, managers said could not possibly be done remotely, are now being done from home.

Death in the Time of Corona

Thrive Global

My mother at 97, sheltering in place. Death in the Time of Corona. My 97-year-old mother called me this week and asked if I had any travel plans. I explained I can’t even leave the house, which is also why I am not able to see here at her senior living facility, which won’t let me in anyway given that my sister is the one designated visitor she is allowed. The reason she wants me to stay in town is she thinks she’s dying. She had a pain under her right breast and figured this was it.

10 Soft Skills Job Seekers Will Need to Advance Their Careers (2020)

Career Metis

Now, you may wonder how you can best prepare for your future career in such a rapidly changing and unpredictable world. Demographic changes, globalization, and digitalization are having a profound impact on how employees are required to perform their jobs in 2020. . The skills that employers require for work are changing as well. Businesses want to have a more productive and innovative workforce that possesses skills that are applicable in many fields.

Top ten tips to get motivated

Thrive Global

There are days, we all know them well, where we don’t jump out of bed with a spring in our step determined to get stuck into our day. These are the days we label ourselves as unmotivated. Here’s the thing though, we often stop there, as though that excuse is a full stop until another day dawns. Often we blame the weather, the season, our cycles or external world events for getting us low and therefore unmotivated.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

weekend free-for-all – March 28-29, 2020

Ask a Manager

Sophie and Hank. Please compare their sizes. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Last Couple Standing , by Matthew Norman. When all their friends get divorced, a couple tries an ill-judged experiment. I really want to read Emily St.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic: Public Health Actions to #FlattenTheCurve

Thrive Global

By Susan Blumenthal MD MPA and Matina Kakalis. More than 40 new infectious diseases have emerged since the 1960s, but until the recent coronavirus pandemic, many nations had amnesia about the devastating impact of these outbreaks. As of March 28th, over 621,636 people globally have been infected with more than 28,658 deaths. In America, more than 105,470 cases of COVID-19 have been reported with over 1,730 deaths thus far.

How to Build an Alumni Program at Your Law Firm

Insala Career Development Blog

Build an Alumni Program at Your Law Firm. The legal industry is continuously growing illustrated by the growth in demand for legal services, which has steadily increased over the last 3 years. This is leading to the creation of new legal jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that between 2018 and 2028, there will be a total of 457,000 net legal jobs. While there has been growth in both demand and jobs, there has also been growth in employee turnover.

Choosing Hope

Thrive Global

Collectively as humans we are programmed to fear change. To consider anything new and unfamiliar as a threat to our existence, our well-being, often times even our cultural identity. We are all, as one facing change on a level most of us could barely have imagined only a few short months ago. For most of us, pandemics, natural disasters, wars and other life changing situations were events that happened to ‘others’ that we read about and reminded ourselves to be grateful we weren’t affected.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Create a Women's Leadership Development Program

Insala Career Development Blog

Create a Women's Leadership Development Program. Leadership development is crucial to the success of any organization. A recent. survey. revealed that 86% of business leaders expressed that a well thought out leadership pipeline must be in place for an organization to be successful. While creating these necessary leadership pipelines, organizations face the issue of achieving leadership balance. That balance is heavily impacted by gender.

Could Workplace Technology Be Harming the Wellness of Employees?

Career Metis

We live in a world steeped in technology. From the moment we wake up to the time we close our eyes at night, innovations surround us. This routine isn’t always a bad thing — it keeps us connected, allows us to work remotely and makes it easier to track what’s going on in the world around us. It isn’t all good either, though, especially in the workplace. Could technology be harming the wellness of employees? Why Is Employee Wellness So Important?

How to Identify and Develop Your High Potential Employees

Insala Career Development Blog

Identify and Develop Your High Potential Employees. The most successful companies aren’t focusing only on what is happening today. They are always looking to the future and developing strategies to be on top. The growing skills shortage is threatening long-term economic success forcing organizations to identify and develop the untapped talent internal to their business. What is a High Potential Employee?