3 Tips for a More Productive Work Day

Working on the weekends can be tough. Your family and friends have invited you to join their plans but you must spend a few hours at the computer to meet an urgent deadline. Work can be fun if you enjoy it; a real pain if you don’t.  If you’re working from home and trying toContinue reading “3 Tips for a More Productive Work Day”

How to Create an Inclusive Culture with Remote Teams

Technology has made it possible for a situation that didn’t exist a couple of decades ago: working with strangers. In a new culture of remote work, collaborating with coworkers in another city has become more commonplace. This situation can be comfortable for some people; awkward for others. As these situations occur more often, it hasContinue reading “How to Create an Inclusive Culture with Remote Teams”

Virtual Meetings: Best Communication Practices

Virtual meetings existed as far back as the 1960s, but the pandemic made them a household word that people tend to love or hate.  Zoom, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx have become a regular part of our vocabulary as we conduct work meetings and job interviews online. Zoom parties have become a way toContinue reading “Virtual Meetings: Best Communication Practices”

4 Reasons Remote Work Is What You Love or Hate

Mention “remote work” and people will react with love or hate. In the last couple of years, more workers have experienced remote work as offices closed. Most workers agree that remote work saves you the commute and helps you to avoid annoying coworkers. But there is also a darker side. People who suddenly switched toContinue reading “4 Reasons Remote Work Is What You Love or Hate”

Fashion Trends for Remote Work: What Are You Hiding?

When the pandemic disrupted commutes to work, it challenged us to rethink our wardrobes. Offices shut down and people with desk jobs found themselves working from home in pajamas, yoga wear, or “half-and-half” fashion styles. So what’s half-and-half? If you’ve attended a virtual meeting, you’ll know what I mean by half-and-half styles. You’re wearing aContinue reading “Fashion Trends for Remote Work: What Are You Hiding?”