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Embrace and Effect Change in the Workplace, You’ll Be Surprised of the Benefits

Some managers are afraid of change because they worry about how their employees will react to new processes and different procedures—and for good reason. According to the American Psychological Association, employees reported lower levels of job satisfaction when they recently experienced organizational changes within the past year than those who did not: 71 percent compared to 81 percent.

Embrace and Effect Change in the Workplace, You’ll Be Surprised of the Benefits

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Types of DNS Records

The domain name system (DNS) was created to help users access websites. Instead of remembering every IP address for each website you want to visit, the average web user only needs to recall the domain name. It’s easier to remember Amazon.com instead of a string of numbers.

Types of DNS records

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The Ultimate Guide for Working from Home Parents

When Coronavirus cases first started to spread across the country, businesses closed their doors and sent employees home to work remotely. Almost a year later, a great percentage of these working Americans are still clocking in from their kitchen tables or home offices. And many of them are working from home parents.

The Ultimate Guide for Working from Home Parents

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5 Steps to Continue Being a Great Leader During the Pandemic

When the first wave of COVID-19 forced the world into lockdown, business leaders scrambled to pivot out of necessity. Overnight, they had to make financial adjustments and staffing decisions to keep the business afloat. They had to reassure stakeholders, hone their public message, and implement health and safety measures. If being a great leader was difficult before, now it has become even tougher.

Steps to Continue Being a Great Leader During the Pandemic

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How to Lead Better Remote Meetings

Have you ever considered how much time you spend in meetings each day? Attentiv reports that Americans hold approximately 11 million meetings per day, with an average length between 31 to 60 minutes. As the COVID-19 pandemic drove teams away from the office, employers had to adapt to remote meetings. And video calls and phone conferences replaced many in-person interactions.

The problem is that 33.4 percent of meetings are considered unproductive, according to the same report. Leading an effective meeting is a skill, and so is leading an effective remote meeting.

How to Lead Better Remote Meetings

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Predictions About the Future of Work Once Coronavirus Pandemic Is Over

The Coronavirus pandemic has forever altered the workplace. Not only did unemployment skyrocket to 14.4 percent in April, but those with jobs have significantly adjusted their workflow and daily lives. Companies shifted to completely remote offices in a matter of days. Employees suddenly faced work from home challenges having to learn new technologies, navigate work with kids in the next room, and become a teacher (homeschooling) all at the same time. Now, as many countries around the world start to shift into the new normal, here are a few predictions about the future of work after the Coronavirus pandemic.

Predictions About the Future of Work Once Coronavirus Pandemic Is Over

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