Last week, we discussed how the 2020 pandemic has shaped networking technology – particularly in providing cybersecurity for remote employees and physical safety for those in the building. As businesses adapt to changing ‘operations,’ experts are predicting networking technology trends emerging in 2021.
2020 has reshaped networking – but, if we choose to be honest, that’s a good thing. Sometimes it is a little too easy to maintain the status quo when we need to be “up-dating.” Networking technology plays a role both with employees working remotely, and those who must work on-site.
Remote working is here to stay, bringing an increased need for advanced network platforms that respond quickly to nearly any circumstance, while maintaining cybersecurity. Employees who access corporate applications/data via personal devices are more vulnerable to cyber-attacks, making the challenge to adapt a bit overwhelming. Take these steps to maintain a secure and productive remote network environment.
Coaching? As in Little League? Yes, that is what we are talking about. If you want to hit home runs, invest your time, resources, and skills in your team – coach your players.
Coaching your employees – helping them learn and grow while boosting morale, is the mark of a standout leader and a thriving company. It unites the team and helps ensure that each employee fulfills his/her role with excellence. So, what makes great coaching?
Virtual meetings have become the norm in 2020, but rather than being a temporary COVID issue; they are here to stay. If you haven’t mastered it already, well, then . . . it’s time to learn the rules of the game. Did you know that developing your virtual meeting etiquette will enhance your professional reputation?
“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”
— James Cash Penney, founder, JC Penney.
The book on recruiting is continually being rewritten. Success depends on staying up-to-date with the trends in every industry, adapting your strategies accordingly, and mastering ever-evolving technological tools.
Life is short –eat dessert first. Laugh –a lot. Repurpose. Enjoy the little things. These and similar philosophies are the building blocks to a happy, productive company culture. Believe in people – have fun – and watch your productivity climb! All year long, including the holidays. So, how do you make it happen in the last month of 2020?
Excellence in leadership does not “just happen.” It requires dedicated commitment to the people, mission, and goals of the group. Leaders who inspire and motivate, build strong organizations, and earn respect in the process honor the following precepts.
Hiring is always a tricky proposition. Not employing the right recruiting techniques can cause wasted time, which may ultimately lead to making a bad hiring decision. A few strategies can be used to ensure that your company is being considered by the best candidates on the market. Today, we’ll discuss four ways you can lure top talent into the fold.
Looking to fill a much-needed position is no easy task. Sometimes, when you finally go to make your offer, it’s entirely possible you’ll learn they’re mulling other options. Fighting off competitors, right when you think you’re on the cusp of making a splashy hire, can be frustrating. However, it’s important to understand how common it is. In fact, job offers are declined every day. That said, there are certainly some tips we can offer to give you the best opportunity to land your top choice.
There’s more to recruiting topnotch candidates than just posting job openings online. It takes a comprehensive strategy, one that takes into account your company’s talent needs, as well as the ever-changing landscape of how you find that talent. On the surface, living in the Information Age makes it easier than ever to recruit talent—but it also levels the playing field. Here are four reasons why your recruiting strategy isn’t performing as well as you had hoped: