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Survey: 49% of remote workers report a drop in productivity

Survey: 49% of remote workers report a drop in productivity

Distractions at home and difficulty communicating with colleagues during the pandemic contribute to output declines, according to Globant. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused companies to make the sudden and drastic shift to remote work, something had to give, and for US employees surveyed by Globant, that something …

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Permanent remote work may also mean a pay cut

Studies show that many employees would be amenable to a cost-of-living adjustment and that the benefits may offset the decrease. Image: iStockphoto/Monkeybusinessimages Facebook’s decision to join other big tech firms in allowing employees to work remotely–but adjust their salaries based on where they live–has many wondering if there will be a ripple effect.CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

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Working from home: Five ways to make remote workers feel supported

Working from home: Five ways to make remote workers feel supported

Starting a new job in the middle of a lockdown is a challenge. Use these five tips to help new employees that are starting remotely to feel supported in their roles. The coronavirus pandemic has added an additional layer of complexity to recruiting, with businesses now being forced to onboard new starters remotely with whatever …

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Remote hiring: How to hire new talent safely and efficiently

Remote hiring: How to hire new talent safely and efficiently

Tips include incorporating identity verification into the hiring process and communicating the corporate culture. There’s a new normal for the way we work and the way we conduct business, and that is extending to how people are being hired for jobs. Despite the pandemic and high unemployment rates, the interviewing and hiring process is still …

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Professional networking tips for the age of remote work and social distancing

Professional networking tips for the age of remote work and social distancing

Developer relations specialist Wesley Faulkner explains how to avoid the biggest professional networking mistakes people make and how to effectively make contacts when everyone’s working from home. Professional networking can be a challenge during the best of times, and doing it in the age of remote work and social distancing can seem impossible. But it’s …

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