Will Email and Social Media Ruin Your Post-COVID Vacation?

With or Without Your Cell phone

With or Without?

Be honest. Were you constantly checking your company email and social media accounts this resent holiday weekend?

The summer vacation season “officially” started with the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. although it is likely to look very different in these post-pandemic days. Since the advent of the Internet, most of us find that we’re tethered to our smart phones because business colleagues and clients expect that we’ll be available 24/7, even when on vacation or PTO (Paid Time Off).

We all know we need a break from work to refresh ourselves whether we’ve been working from at-home or in the office. Harvard calls this predictable time off. In a study of consultants at Boston Consulting Group, Harvard researchers learned that productivity improved when consultants were …Read more…

“Wow” Them in Your Next Video Job Interview

As if being interviewed in person isn’t pressure enough,business man working on laptop with Colleges indoor job candidates these days often find themselves in the hot seat doing video interviews on Skype or Zoom.

It’s a simple and relatively cost-effective way for employers to weed out applicants.  Plus the probability of traveling in these waning Covid-19 lock-down days isn’t particularly great. …Read more…