Dads Three Times as Likely as Moms to Receive a Promotion While Working From Home During COVID

Dads Three Times as Likely as Moms to Receive a Promotion While Working From Home During COVID

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While the COVID-19 crisis has ushered in an array of unsettling changes, one outcome has been touted as overwhelmingly positive and long overdue: the shift to remote work. Freed from the burden of commuting to an office, employees are more productive and have more time to manage family obligations, or so the thinking goes. But in a world where domestic duties typically fall to moms—as the pandemic has made painfully obvious—does working from home really leave mothers and fathers on equal footing? Not even close, according to the results of a new survey from theBoardlist and Qualtrics. Men and women have vastly different takes on how working from home has impacted their careers. The poll surveyed 1,051 US adults between the ages of 18 and 65, including 685 respondents with…
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How to Talk to Your Customers about the Coronavirus and Build Brand Trust

How to Talk to Your Customers about the Coronavirus and Build Brand Trust

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Doing business in a post pandemic world Coronavirus: An opportunity to build customer trust, not to push sales. With COVID-19’s rapid spread, the bull market constantly bucking up and down, and the recent declaration of national emergency from the President, consumers are becoming increasingly anxious about the reality that is about to face them. Panic buying is rampant, schools and universities are closing, and offices are asking workers to work from home. Certainly both online and offline businesses are feeling anxious as well. For some businesses, sales may be surging because of supply hoarding, until the bull-whip effect sets in and no supply remains on the shelves. For other businesses, sales have dipped significantly as consumers guard their wallets and spend on essentials first, as they nervously watch the unpredictable…
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How 12 Working Parents Plan to Handle Summer Childcare During a Pandemic

How 12 Working Parents Plan to Handle Summer Childcare During a Pandemic

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Whether you're working from home this summer or have returned to a "covid -19 pandemic" version of your workplace these parents have some great tips on surviving the summer. Finding the right camp or sitter for the summer has never been easy for working parents, but this year the COVID-19 crisis has made those decisions downright daunting. Do working parents send our kids to camp or daycare and risk exposing them to the virus? Do we ask Grandma to watch the kids, knowing she’s especially at risk if she catches COVID-19? Or do we continue to watch them while working from home, feeling guilty about all the screentime they’re getting? Not to mention, it’s not exactly the best time to be perceived as distracted at work, in an era of…
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12 Tips to be Successful with Work at Home Jobs

12 Tips to be Successful with Work at Home Jobs

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Do you have an idea that you've been sitting on wondering if it's the right time to start your own business? NOW is the time to position yourself for success in a post pandemic marketplace. Have you ever considered a work at home career? Do you dream of ditching the commute to work and embracing a life of telecommuting? Work at home jobs are appealing for many reasons, however, if you not careful you could be in for a disappointment. How to Succeed in Working Remotely There are few things as impressive as when you can work from home as a remote employee. You get the benefits of a steady paycheck and the flexibility in working in your home office. But working from home is a privilege that requires additional…
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Just for Sh!ts & Giggles Nature’s Best Toilet Paper Substitutes

Just for Sh!ts & Giggles Nature’s Best Toilet Paper Substitutes

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Because we all just need to stop and laugh for a minute... As I write this, Charmin, Cottonelle, and Downy Soft toilet paper, to name a few, are “currently unavailable” on Amazon. This verifies what you’ve always suspected: When things get scary in the US, the first thing most of us think about is pooping. The average American goes through 30 rolls of toilet paper a year, which is kind of impressive but still not a reason to stock an entire wall of your basement with them. Seventy percent of the world’s population doesn’t even use bathroom tissue. They use a variety of things, including, in some countries, the left hand. I have no intention of covering that technique here. People have always devoted a lot of thought to cleaning…
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