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Veterans and military spouses use telework training program to find portable jobs

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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Back to work: Avoid the one-size-fits-all approach to planning

Back to work: Avoid the one-size-fits-all approach to planning

There’s no “one size fits all” solution to long-term working arrangements in the post-COVID era. Image: VasilyevD, Getty Images/iStockphoto Most companies have transitioned from “crisis response” mode to planning what working arrangements look like in the longer term, with varying extremes ranging from companies like Facebook publicly announcing that remote work will become the standard …

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More data is needed to define our new normal for work

More data is needed to define our new normal for work

ZDNet’s Larry Dignan and Steve Ranger and TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler discuss how digital transformation, office layouts, and employee loyalty will all be impacted after the pandemic. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler discuss the “new normal” for offices with ZDNet’s Larry Dignan and Steve Ranger. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.Larry Dignan: …

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"Back to Work Accelerator" brings monitoring solutions to the office during pandemic

“Back to Work Accelerator” brings monitoring solutions to the office during pandemic

The software company Vantiq is releasing an extensible platform designed to help organizations safely return to work after the coronavirus lockdown. Private companies and governments around the globe are harnessing a vast spectrum of technologies to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. Software company Vantiq is one of the companies at the forefront of this …

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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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