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At this point, it’s safe to assume that the companies that were able to pivot to remote operations have done so and have adjusted to remote life. For those teams, modifying routines, creating a new personal workspace and workflow were just a few hurdles that they had to overcome. For the most part, … [Read more...] about 6 Strategies for Building Effective Communication Among Your Remote Team
Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) has been a part of the recruitment landscape for some time. Despite this, few business leaders fully understand the benefits this recruitment model can bring to their team. RPO staffing solutions are available in a wide range of options, and a strategic RPO from … [Read more...] about Understanding Recruitment Process Outsourcing
If you are someone who has worked mostly (or exclusively) in face-to-face customer service roles, it is easy to psych yourself out when you are looking for a job in today’s world. Many roles in today’s employment landscape are at all or --at least partially-- remote. But not to fear! There are … [Read more...] about How Does Your Face-to-Face Customer Service Experience Translate to Remote Roles?
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Before my job at Bridge, I was working as a server and being trained to bartend at a restaurant. I was able to get a 2nd job during the mornings with a small, owner-operated concrete company. For over a year, I poured concrete during the mornings and serve tables at night. These were long days with … [Read more...] about Slaying Your Side Hustle: 5 Tips to Help You Balance a 2nd Job
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Often, employees refuse to accept second shift positions, claiming the hours are inconvenient for a work-life balance. Here are 4 benefits of having a work shift outside of the 9-5 traditional work schedule. Open Your Appointment Schedule Many family-owned businesses (i.e. doctor’s offices, … [Read more...] about A Case for Non-Traditional Work Hours
Starting a new job can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time! It is a chance to make an awesome first impression and kick off your new career with a bang! There are a few very important things you need to do beforehand to be prepared. Below is a list of important items to complete prior to … [Read more...] about Forgetting Something? Preparing for Your First Day at a New Job
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