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5 Work Tips for the Coronavirus Age

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Tips for employees and job seekers

These are strange and difficult times for us all. No matter who you are or what you do for a living, there’s no doubt your job has been affected. In the next few weeks, we’ll be posting tips for employees and job seekers on how to manage your job (or job search) during these difficult times. In the meantime, here are some of our favorite past tips to help you navigate the working world’s new normal.

1. When Should I Ask Employees to Work from Home?

This recent article is for employers, but if you’re an office worker, it can give you ideas on how to work from home. It can also give you an idea of what your rights and responsibilities might be if you’re working from home for the first time.

2. Is Remote Work Killing Your Sick Days?

How do you know when to clock in, and when to take sick leave or PTO when working from home? Follow these tips to help you decide.

3. How to Nail the Initial Phone Interview

Employers were moving to more phone screen interviews anyway. Now the practice has increased significantly. These interviews eliminate the body language needed to convey most of what we communicate, so it’s essential to learn how to compensate.

4. Short-Term Jobs for Those Facing COVID-19-Related Wage Losses 

Our new roundup of jobs that might provide stability if you’re an hourly wage worker temporarily affected by recent shutdowns. Jobs can be found in government, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, and other areas you might not have considered before.

5. Too Good for a Temp Job? You’re Not!

And if you need some convincing to give a short-term, temporary job a chance, consider these benefits. Who knows? You may find the job of your dream by being open to a temp job now.

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