Avoiding Burnout While Working from Home During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, the lines between work and non-work are blurring. Because the shift to WFH came about so suddenly, employees were forced into this situation without adequate preparation – or any choice in the matter. Most were not equipped to maintain healthy boundaries between their professional and personal lives. Faced with…

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An Unexpected Benefit of COVID-19: The Formation of Life-Long Career Skills

The past months of pandemic-induced disruption to decades-long work processes have allowed large segments of the white-collar workforce to learn valuable new skills from the WFH experience. The University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Center for Third Space Thinking suggests that remote employees were thrust into a crisis management experiment, that when successfully…

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How Will COVID-19 Impact Manufacturing?

3 Ways COVID-19 may impact manufacturing as we know it today In early 2020, the U.S. economy was humming. According to the January Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation report, the U.S. saw employment rise by 225,000, while unemployment remained about the same at 3.6%. By March as we started to feel the effects of…

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