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How to Prepare Your Virtual Teams for the Long Haul

Before the pandemic, there were no playbooks for how to convert a co-located team to 100% virtual in a matter of days and we’re finding in our research that the conversion process — and the results — has differed substantially from team to team, even within the same organization. This...

Productive Remote Workers Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Posted on FastCompany.com article written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders As certain workers are beginning to return to the office, some are thrilled to have regained an environment more conducive to their personal productivity. For some, the office has fewer distractions and just makes it easier to get work done, particularly...

How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs

The outbreak of Covid-19 has forced organizations into perhaps the most significant social experiment of the future of work in action, with work from home and social distancing policies radically changing the way we work and interact. But the impact on work is far more profound than just changing where people work;...

New 3D Printed Nasal Swab Provides Better Accuracy than Current COVID-19 Testing Standard in Initial Study

Metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing machinery maker Markforged, has announced that it is partnering with Neurophotometrics, a maker of scientific optical instruments, to produce Fiberflex Rayon, a 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs for use in diagnostic testing for COVID-19. According to the companies, the new 3D printed swabs successfully detected the...

How to Tell Your Story on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn page is often the centerpiece of your online career persona, yet most of us barely consider what we’re offering there. We serve up a motley buffet of achievements, experiences, identities, missions, and passions for readers to shovel through. Or we go the other way and set a sparse...

Managing Uncertain Talent Acquisition Needs

Organizations, and arguably the human species in general, systematically strive to avoid risk and uncertainty. We like to know what to expect, so we can plan and be well prepared for the opportunities and challenges on the horizon. However, the world and market climate today is highly uncertain, and this...

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