Whether you’re in a well-lit window office, a corner cubicle, or a desk at home, plants can brighten up any workspace. They are proven to reduce stress, increase productivity and creativity, and clean the air.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact across the workforce, particularly when it comes to the hiring process and especially for recent college graduates looking to land their first job.
More than ever, the home has become the center of daily life, serving as the office, school, daycare, restaurant, and more. Even as the world gets back to “normal” with in-person activities starting up again, working and learning from home – at least part of the time – will likely be the “new normal” moving forward.
Video conferencing has quickly grown in popularity over the last year with the mass transition to remote work. While video conferencing is a powerful tool to bridge the location gap and connect teams virtually, the rapid increase in popularity has overshadowed audio-only calls as the best option for certain meetings.
Our shift to remote work, the increased reliance on technology, the change in our daily commute, and the growing need to maintain a solid work-life balance. With this shift came a reliance on a new set of necessary tools for the workday.
When COVID-19 disrupted the world in March 2020, everyone was forced to alter their typical routines. What initially started as a two-week lockdown turned into our “new normal;” and even when the world gets back to business post-COVID, many changes to how we work are expected to last.
When we think about giving back, our minds often gravitate toward causes that require cash donations. Money is always helpful. But giving back to your community during the pandemic can be much more rewarding and fun if you step a little outside of the box.
Many people have committed to the basics of sustainable living – consistent recycling, limiting single-use products, driving less to regulate gas use, etc.
When we think about quality, we often think about how well or poorly something is made. With paper, that’s partially true. The manufacturing process is important in creating a quality sheet, but what’s more important in determining total quality are performance and outcomes – how well-suited a paper is for what you need to accomplish.
There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit both individuals and businesses hard around the world. And yet, as the challenges associated with the pandemic continue to mount, there is no shortage of innovative entrepreneurs who have stepped up to help.
Marketing lies at the core of small business success. You can sell the best products or offer the best services, but you will not succeed if no one knows you exist.
Last month, a new administration took over in Washington D.C., with the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Many new senators and representatives also assumed new roles within the government.