Less than 8% of job seekers want a fully remote work environment

Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead •
Small Business Trends
AndreyPopov

Remote working has surged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite its growing prevalence, research shows less than 8% of job seekers want to work in a fully remote environment. This was the finding of a survey composed by iHire, a leading career-orientated platform. iHire’s ‘2020 State of Online Recruiting’ report found that just

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5 ways to make human connections at virtual conferences

Paul Wilson •
BenefitsPro
fizkes

Now that we’re launched into this new digital age, we’re reeling from the bumpy transition between the real and the virtual. We still expect that the way we previously engaged can be replicated with just a few tweaks in the digital world, but those social constructs are being stressed because when digital connections replace human

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What to consider before adjusting benefits offerings in response to COVID-19

Emily Payne •
BenefitsPro
Alistair Berg

Over the course of the pandemic, companies have looked at their benefit offerings to see how employees can best utilize them. Now,  as they look to the future, employers are considering what changes to make with this adjusted work environment, with many companies working remotely through 2020 and some into 2021. In fact, according to a recent study by LIMRA, a quarter of employers plan to adjust benefits packages

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4 long-term tech changes we’ll see affect worker productivity thanks to the pandemic

Peter Daisyme •
Business2Community
evgenyatamanenko

COVID-19 has already shifted the way the world works, but that shift is unlikely to go anywhere once a vaccine rolls around. The pandemic has caused worker productivity to drop by more than 7%, and that number is sure to grow unless employees and companies alike adopt new on-the-job strategies. The coming months will likely

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