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COVID-19 impact to the creative and marketing workforce

COVID-19 Impact to the Creative and Marketing Workforce

Time to Read: 2 minutes

– Staffing Industry Analyst released an assessment on April 6, 2020 on how COVID-19 will impact the workforce.
– The short term and peak of the coronavirus pandemic is estimated to be two to six months in which businesses and the workforce will be impacted.
– While specific industries will see demand through this pandemic it does not equate to increased investment as consumers are seeking cost savings and businesses need to reduce costs.
– How will industries fare in the recovery period? Can 2021 be business as normal?

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Career Housekeeping to Lift Your Spirits During Quarantine

Time to read: 5 minutes

Career Housekeeping to Lift Your Spirits Summary
– Combatting the uncertainty and negativity that comes with news of business closures, layoffs, and prolonged social distancing.
– Tips on how to use this time to update your materials and the effects of updating job search materials can have on your mental health, mood, and confidence

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Video Conferencing Etiquette

Video Conferencing Etiquette: 15 Tips To Share Before Your Next Meeting

Time to Read: 10 minutes

– 15 tips to share with your video conference attendees prior to your next virtual meeting.
– When to use video conferencing over instant messaging, emails, or phone calls.
– Tips to drive engagement without going over time.
– Follow-up best practices that hold accountability and hit deliverable deadlines.

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COVID-19 creative and marketing job market report

COVID-19: Creative and Marketing Job Market Report

Time to read: 8 minutes

COVID-19 Creative and Marketing Job Market Report Summary
– Are companies and HR personnel still moving forward with hiring plans? 
– Are job seekers still searching for jobs? 
– How will budget cuts and layoffs affect the market? 
– How secure do employees feel in their current positions? 
– What is expected in a universally remote work environment?

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Maximizing Productivity and Accountability in Remote Staff

Time to Read: 4 minutes

Maximizing Productivity and Accountability in Remote Staff:
– How to continue with business as usual for a seamless transition and success going 100% remote.
– Enlist the help of tools, such as chat and video services to keep staff connected with one another on projects and day-to-day communications.
– Top remote technology tools to look into as you get acclimated working from home.

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Internet Deals for Your Work From Home Needs

Internet Deals For Your Work From Home Needs

Time to Read: 2 minutes

Summary:

– Internet deals and wifi promotions across Comcast, Spectrum, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
– These internet deals cover new and existing customers.
– Corporate america and school age kids are now home due to COVID-19 precautions. Bandwidth issues and internet speeds have slowed to a crawl. Inside we’ve compiled the best internet deals for your home wifi needs.

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Creating Remote Work-Life Balance Amid COVID-19

Time to read: 6 minutes

Summary of Creating Remote Work-Life Balance During COVID-19:
– Working from home is one, solid way to achieve work-life balance, but with that comes the trouble of deciphering when work ends and home begins.
– Tips for creating harmony with strictly enforced remote work and COVID-19 quarantine situations are explored as we focus on what we can control.
– Dedicated workspaces, rituals, time blocking, and more to ensure a healthy remote work-life balance.

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Profiles Remote Talent Solutions During COVID-19

Remote Talent Solutions During COVID-19

Time to Read: 6 minutes

Summary:
– Job applications in creative and marketing are up 6% week over week.
– Industries which are thriving amid coronavirus include retail banking, delivery services, digital agencies, Ecommerce, healthcare, and senior living.
– Making it happen remotely. A spelled out plan from hiring solutions, interviewing, onboarding, training, and 3 months into the job.

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Recession-Proof Industries for Your Job Search

Time to Read: 5 minutes

Summary of Recession-Proof Industries for Your Job Search
– Has COVID-19 started a global recession?
– Recessions are a general decline in economic activity. With that comes a domino effect on employment, spending, and business practices.
– While a recession is among us and businesses are remote due to the virus, candidates should still be job searching and looking for positions in recession-proof industries before the decline really takes hold and affects recruitment.

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COVID-19 Business Challenges, Predictions, and Solutions

COVID-19 Business Challenges, Predictions, & Solutions

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Summary:
– Strategizing business plans amid COVID-19.
– COVID-19 Business challenges include 1/3 of staff unable to work.
– CIO’s and CMO’s embrace digital to take advantage of increased online traffic behavior.
– Businesses turn to teleworking. Virtual interviewing takes place as hiring continues.

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Coronavirus Leads to Virtual Job Interviews

Coronavirus Leads to Virtual Job Interviews

Time to Read: 1 minute

Coronavirus has lead many US Employers to mandate work from home and no travel policies as a precautionary effort. Using the guidance from global health experts at this time has the best interest for all employees, customers, and partners. While many corporations have enforced these precautions already, it is highly encouraged to eliminate travel and conduct job interviews and meetings by the way of phone and video conferencing until further notice.

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