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How do you balance working from home while also taking care of your children?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/07/20

How do you navigate a new work-from-home policy while also taking care of children at home? Please list any tips or resources that have been helpful for you to teach (and tame) your kids while also...

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How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
BY Kunal Chandiramani

Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.

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Stress and Productivity: What the Numbers Say
BY business.com editorial staff

Stress is a necessity in life, and sometimes, it can be a good thing. But when there's too much of it, stress can be a monster.

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Will Four-Day Workweeks Boost Employee Productivity?
BY business.com editorial staff

Shortening the workweek isn't the answer to increasing productivity.

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Do you think a four-day work week is a good idea?
QUESTION | BY Bennett Conlin | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/30/20

I've seen a lot of articles circling around about the benefits of a four-day work week, and I'm interested to hear the business.com community's thoughts on the idea. Would your business ever consider...

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What is the best time tracking software for a business with contract employees?
QUESTION | BY Kendra Steinmetz | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/28/20

I work for a small consulting firm and am in the process of implementing a time tracking software for our contract employees to enter hours worked on specific projects. Because the number of...

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Is multitasking good or bad for productivity?
QUESTION | BY Tom Torrence | 22 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/28/20

I have always been good at multitasking, but I have recently had a debate with a friend who said multitasking is actually inefficient. I believe that I can get a lot more done when multitasking, but...

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Tips for Keeping the Peace When Working with Family
BY business.com editorial staff

Working with family common, but there's much to consider before making this arrangement.

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Fight Coronavirus Procrastination: How to Boost Your Productivity Working From Home
BY Daglar Cizmeci

In the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, many companies are forced to work from home, which can encourage procrastination. Let's explore a few tips to maintain productivity and focus at home.

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7 Tips for Managing Your Newly Remote Team
BY Tony Sherba

If your team is now working remotely, it might seem strange and unfamiliar. These seven tips can help you facilitate a happy and productive remote working environment.

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Working Remotely Thanks to COVID-19? How to Make the Best of It
BY Deborah Sweeney

Are you and your team working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak? Here's how you can stay focused and on task, while helping your team to do the same.

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The Best Time of the Year to Take Vacation
BY business.com editorial staff

Don't waste your time off; just make the most of it without leaving a disaster at work.

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To Infinity and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Positive Thinking
BY business.com editorial staff

Positive thinking can make you a better problem-solver.

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What Makes a Good CEO?
BY Carrie Beckner

Effective CEOs need to foster creativity in the workplace, but creativity isn't the end-all, be-all leadership quality. Instead, successful CEOs must shift their behavior and adapt intuitively to the...

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How to Make Business Meetings More Engaging
BY AlexAnndra Ontra

“Oh, look at my calendar. I have back to back meetings all day long,” often means the same thing as “this day is going to be a waste and I won’t get a damn thing done.”  Human beings are social...

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Why a Quarter-Life Crisis Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Your Career
BY Ashley Morris

Many people experience a "quarter-life crisis." Luckily, it can be motivation to make a positive switch to reinvigorate your career.

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Top New Year’s Goals for Job Seekers in 2020
BY Rafi Chowdhury

Job hunting is one of the top New Year’s resolutions for job seekers. In this article, we take a look at the top New Year’s goals for job seekers. If your new year’s goal is to get a good job, then...

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For Corporate Change, Start With Small Steps
BY Alon Tvina

Change is hard for both individuals and companies, even when the benefits are clear. Whether your goal is corporate digital transformation or something simpler, here's what needs to be done.

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How to Become a Freelancer
BY Arjun Kohli

Want to be a freelancer? Here are six steps you need to take to get started.

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Supporting Parents in Your Company
BY Henry Goldbeck

Here are seven budget-friendly ways you can create a parent-friendly workplace.