• DC's Tech Industry and COVID: Where Do Small Businesses Stand?
    Technology makes up a significant portion of the D.C. job market—according to the Census Bureau's classifications, the tech sector comprises 31,000 jobs.
  • Help remote employees overcome challenges
    During this global pandemic, remote work is the new normal for many. And while first intended as a temporary shift, companies now realize the benefits of a remote workforce. Employees do, too.
  • Field for job candidates just got bigger
    The coronavirus pandemic has created disruption and innovation in the workplace, which are likely to lead to a wider search for skilled workers across the country.
  • Embrace change to accomplish important work
    We have found ourselves in unprecedented times. Companies are under enormous pressure, especially to maintain their engagement with their employees.
  • Are employees ready to return to work?
    When is the right time to bring employees back to the office, and what's the best way to go about it? There’s pressure to move quickly, but the actions you take will have a lasting impact.
  • Take key steps to gather employee feedback
    The only way to know how your employees are feeling about their working conditions is to ask them. Capturing candid and honest feedback is the best, most effective way you can do this.
  • Skills to Sharpen While Working Remotely
    That incredible training seminar in Las Vegas probably isn't happening, and the chance to learn from professional mentors face to face may be limited. But all is not lost. Read on to learn more.....
  • As an employer, are you making the right moves?
    The world of work has obviously experienced a major pivot. And there’s no doubt more pivots will come. Read on to see our recommendations on how to address them...
  • What is Proper Zoom Etiquette?
    Much like a sizable portion of the world’s population, at the onset of COVID-19 lockdowns, the conference room at work was summarily replaced by the bedroom (or sometimes even the bathroom).
  • Consider how workplace culture influences your employees
    Are you being intentional about creating and maintaining a culture that enables you to achieve your goals? Let’s explore three aspects that influence your workplace culture:
  • In pandemic, concern for employees leaves lasting impact
    The way organizations treated their employees in the first five weeks of the 2020 pandemic will likely have an impact on their brand for the next five years.
  • Make Virtual Happy Hours Effective for Networking
    Virtual happy hour networking events are growing in popularity as people seek to connect with new contacts and maintain rapport with existing colleagues while maintaining social distancing. The following are tips on effective networking in the virtual world.
  • How to Avoid “Always-Available” Status While Working from Home
    Not long ago, we were trying to convince our bosses to let us work remotely, and we got our chance with the COVID-19 pandemic. But working from home presents distinct challenges, read on to see how!
  • How to Manage Joint Projects While Working Remotely
    COVID-19 has effectively ripped the bandage off the last remote work holdouts. If work from home, aka "WFH," is your new normal, you might wonder how you can work collaboratively and successfully complete projects with remote colleagues
  • More best practices on returning to work
    Planning for the return to work is creating pressure on business leaders to move carefully, yet quickly. These best practices will help to set you up for success.
  • Top Part-Time Job Options During the Pandemic
    Every fall, hundreds of thousands of Americans apply for part-time and temporary work. Some do it to boost their income, others to pay down debt, or enjoy an extra-festive holiday season.
  • Is It Bad Form To Pursue a Promotion During a Pandemic?
    Professionally, your 2020 was off to an awesome start. You were on track to achieve your goals and get promoted. ? Is it insensitive to ask for a promotion during a pandemic?
  • How Safe Is It to Return to the Office?
    As we progress into summer after months of being on a pandemic-related lockdown, is your boss suddenly expecting to see you back at your desk—this week? Read on to see our checklist.
  • Plan for the future by listening to employees now
    If your building is on fire, go grab a hose. It’s not the time to be drafting new architectural plans to make your business fireproof.
  • What to Expect from the Job Market as the Fall Approaches
    With an expected "second wave" of COVID-19 cases anticipated during the fall and winter flu season, the jobs available and the process to to finding them will be impacted.