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Specifically, as this article points out, companies seem to think they’re doing a bang-up job support their employees during all of this forced work from home stuff, and pandemic fears, but employees don’t seem to agree: Nearly three-quarters of managers … Read More The post There Seems to be A Disconnect Between Management and Employees, Again. appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the…
You would think, after everything we’ve been through this year with COVID-19, racial justice issues, a dysfunctional election, and natural disasters, maybe, just maybe this wouldn’t still be the case, but I’m afraid for many workers, this is totally true: … Read More The post Linked: How to Stop Depression from Sabotaging Your Career appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
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These surveys just keep getting worse and worse. These types of things are going to create a massive hole in the labor force, and destroy our ability to create a diverse work environment. Since the pandemic started, almost half of … Read More The post Linked: 40 Percent of Working Parents Quit or Reduced Their Hours Since the Pandemic appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider…
As I look at the workplaces that have remained remote, versus the ones who couldn’t wait to get back to “normal”, I suspect this has a lot to do with the difference: “The Covid-19 crisis has distanced people from the … Read More The post Linked: Remote Work Doesn’t Have to Mean All-Day Video Calls appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS…
The Perfect Preservation Letter: A New Guide Is Flexible Work the New Normal? Survey Says It Is Good For Mental Health The coming wave of Covid-related age discrimination lawsuits – Employers need to be vigilant in laying off older workers. “High risk for Covid” and “highly compensated” might by proxies for age discrimination. Amid COVID-19, people under 30 may finally kill email Will lawyers be replaced by GPT-3? Yes, and here’s when Fake LinkedIn Accounts…
I think we sort of knew this was happening, but seeing all of the stats in the article below is alarming. There is, however an example of what it takes to keep kids engaged and learning even when they can’t … Continued The post Linked: New Data Suggest Pandemic May Not Just Be Leaving Low-Income Students Behind; It May Be Propelling Wealthier Ones Even Further Ahead appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you…
In all the talk about eliminating Section 230, I think this gets lost, and I’m glad Jessi is writing about. “Our reliance on the Internet, especially during the pandemic, is evidence that Section 230 continues to work as intended, despite … Continued The post Linked: Section 230 Story: Coping with the “New Normal” appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
Most of these sound awful, and the ones that are “not so voluntary” attempts to make sure workers are engaged sound even worse. Actually, I suspect they are doing a lot more harm to engagement than good. There are ways to network during this time. They’re different, they’re a little more work, and they take some getting used to. But they don’t need to be ridiculous, and they definitely don’t need to be forced. In…