Where Should You Store the Ketchup?Read the rest of this entry »
Now that we’ve all bought enough food and supplies to last the year, or at least through any foreseeable quarantine, where do you store it all?
You’re on your own for the toilet paper and paper towels and disinfectant. But we suggest, as a last resort, under the bed.
This blog post, however, is not about that. We’re here to help solve the dilemma of whether opened ketchup belongs in ...
Laptops In Short Supply As More Of Us Work From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
Add laptops to the list of products shoppers have been scooping up.
The Wall Street Journal says so many people are working from home that there's been a run on computers, depleting supplies that already were limited because of the slowdown in PC sales generally. Nor is the shortage limited to laptops or major metro areas. A Birmingham, Alabama TV station did a segment on the difficulties finding monitors in ...
Here's a Free Course In Leading Virtual MeetingsRead the rest of this entry »
With so many businesses limiting employee travel and having those not required to be in the office to work from home, virtual meetings are booming. Since February, Microsoft says use of its conferencing service Teams has jumped 500%. Companies with travel restrictions have increased their use of video conferencing service Zoom 30% in a month.
That's sent IT teams scrambling to get their newly remote workers up and running with ...
Virus Is Causing Surge In Healthcare HiringRead the rest of this entry »
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, the demand for healthcare workers is surging.
A Glassdoor analysis well before the outbreak was declared a pandemic, said, "Dozens of job postings for health care workers, scientists and data specialists are popping up as organizations prepare for the outbreak."
More recently, the report's author Daniel Zhao told public media's Marketplace, "There is a wide mix of skills needed... [including] ...
AI Could Be the Answer to Alarm FatigueRead the rest of this entry »
Patient monitoring technology has proven both a boon and, in some ways, a burden to medical science.
Automatic sensors can detect heart fluctuations, sounding an alarm that will bring staff running. Other sensors monitor respiration, brain activity, temperature and multiple other critical factors, alerting professionals when help is needed.
However, these monitors can be so sensitive they send alerts for even minor departures from preset norms. A busy surgical unit ...
COVID-19 Updates from Green Key ResourcesRead the rest of this entry »
To our employees, clients and candidates –
In these difficult times, I want to assure you that Green Key Resources has taken a number of aggressive steps to protect our team and do our part to limit the spread of Covid-19, the coronavirus. While it is not “business as usual,” we are still actively working with clients and candidates and with our temp employees to meet everyone’s needs.
We have ...
Managers Gain More By Asking QuestionsRead the rest of this entry »
To be a better manager, ask don't tell. More specifically, ask questions of your team.
If that seems inconsistent with projecting strong, decisive leadership, it can be, if your questions suggest a lack of homework or are manipulative. But managers whose questions are honest attempts at understanding or express curiosity were considered more trustworthy and more credible as leaders.
Research soon to be published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision ...
Security a Concern For Accountants Working RemotelyRead the rest of this entry »
As the coronavirus continues to spread, a growing number of companies are telling employees to work from home.
While it is one way to avoid exposure to the virus, remote work presents a unique set of problems for companies unprepared to conduct business entirely or even partially over the internet. Besides the potential for overtaxing in-house systems and inadequate connectivity at home, cybersecurity concerns present an even greater concern. With ...
Do You Really Want to Be a Manager?Read the rest of this entry »
It's flattering to be offered a management promotion. It shows the confidence your boss has in you, and the bump in your paycheck would certainly be welcome.
But before you say yes, take a deep breath and think about what it means. Not everyone wants to be a manager. Not everyone who is a manager should be one.
Being a manager comes with dramatically different responsibilities. Instead of being responsible ...
How to Build a Resume For a Career In BankingRead the rest of this entry »
Across the nation, accounting, finance and business majors are locking in this summer’s internships. Some were lucky enough to accept offers in the fall. Most are doing that now.
There’s one group, however, that is looking ahead to summer 2021. Those are the undergrads intent on a career in investment banking, where internship recruiting by many of the largest banks and firms starts earlier than almost any other industry sector. ...