How to interview and onboard new hires remotely in midst of COVID-19

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canadian economy was performing solidly, with near record-low unemployment. Many companies were experiencing labour shortages, fiercely competing for skilled talent. With 2020 budgets already approved and plans for the year well underway, not all hiring can grind to a halt in the face of concerns about the virus. So, how…

The pros and cons of working from home

Working remotely is a hot topic right now as the COVID-19 outbreak has people avoiding as much human contact as possible. More and ore companies are replacing in-person job interviews with video calls and instructing as much of their current staff to work from home. For those unfamiliar with working from home, it may seem…

7 tips for combatting anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic

How to stay calm while working when it feels like the world is falling apart? Here are a few tips on easing anxiety during this coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19, aka coronavirus, has been declared a global pandemic. Sports events and conferences are being cancelled, large gatherings are being banned, grocery store shelves are empty, and many…

Trucs et astuces pour travailler à domicile durant l’épidémie de COVID-19

Vous devrez peut-être vous habituer à travailler de la maison. Le télétravail est une tendance majeure liée à l’épidémie de COVID-19. Au début de la semaine, nous avons constaté que de plus en plus de grandes entreprises annulaient les entretiens d’embauche en personne pendant la propagation du coronavirus. Les entretiens vidéo et les rencontres virtuelles…

More companies asking staff to work from home (how to make it work for you)

You may have to get used to working from home. It’s becoming a major trend during the COVID-10 outbreak. Earlier this week we noted how more and more major companies were cancelling face-to-face job interviews during the coronavirus spread. Video interviews and virtual meet-ups are considered a safer way to connect when there’s a risk…