Coronavirus / COVID-19 Articles

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    Global Data Shows Surge in Remote Work

    July 30, 2020

    When COVID-19 hit earlier this year, the number of people working remotely skyrocketed. Millions of companies had to embrace work-from-home only to be pleasantly surprised by the results. Some have since announced more permanent remote plans, banking on cost-savings, wider talent pools, and greater diversity. On LinkedIn, remote job postings nearly tripled since...

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    4 Humorous Remote Work Moments for When You Need a Break

    July 29, 2020

    By now, many talent professionals have been working remotely for almost six months. But even if you’ve successfully adjusted to the “new normal,” working from home can be lonely and stressful at times. On the bright side, it can also be funny. From tech mishaps to misbehaving pets, there are aspects of remote work that often produce some lighthearted fun. So, if...

  • Photograph of healthcare recruiter Jacey Terrette at her desk

    Why Healthcare Recruiters Are the Unsung Heroes Who Deserve Cheers

    July 23, 2020

    For the last four years, Jacey Terrette (pictured above), an advanced practice recruiter for LocumTenens.com, has been placing nurse practitioners and physician assistants with hospitals in 25 states. Typically, she’s filling 8 to 10 reqs a week. But in early March, COVID-19 erupted in New York City, and Jacey and other team members were tackling 8 to 10 reqs...

  • Photo of woman sitting on couch with video game controller in her hands

    Beyond Virtual Happy Hour: 5 Ways Companies Are Keeping...

    July 20, 2020

    When many companies first transitioned to working from home, the idea of holding a virtual happy hour was new and exciting to most...

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs for July 2020

    July 16, 2020

    Hiring is on the rise in many countries, a sign that the global labor market could be slowly, steadily recovering. And according to...

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    4 Different Approaches Companies Are Taking to Performance ...

    June 24, 2020

    At many companies, June is usually the time when mid-year reviews are held. This year, however, employees are facing a number of...