Posts tagged with 'remote'
Accountants See ‘Going Virtual’ Is Here to StayRead the rest of this entry »
What CPA Lawrence Pon misses most are the hugs he got from clients at face-to-face meetings.
“I never realized I got that many hugs until I didn’t get them,” Pon told Accounting Today.
Because of the COVID safety restrictions, he doesn’t expect to get any for the rest of this year and probably not until after tax season, if even then.
“We might be planning next tax season like …
Chronic Pain Patients Find Telehealth Cost EffectiveRead the rest of this entry »
Telehealth continues to demonstrate its popularity, this time among people suffering with chronic pain.
At their annual meeting this month, itself held online, anesthesiologists heard that patients who met with their pain specialist remotely were overwhelmingly satisfied with the experience.
Conducted by the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center in Los Angeles, the survey period began in August 2019, long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients at the pain center were given the …
Interest Growing for Remote IT JobsRead the rest of this entry »
The COVID business slowdown is having a profound impact on the hiring environment for IT professionals.
Employers are finding it easier to hire the kind of tech talent that just a year ago wouldn’t even open their emails.
Job board Indeed says that since the beginning of the COVID shutdown, interest in tech jobs – as measured by the number of clicks each received -- is on the rise. At …
Worried Tech Workers Are Thinking About RelocatingRead the rest of this entry »
The pandemic shutdown has made relocating an easier decision for IT professionals living in the increasingly more expensive tech hubs of the nation.
With 61% of tech employees now working fully remotely because of COVID-19, a survey by .Tech Domains found the
vast majority of tech talent living within 30 miles of large tech centers are thinking of moving. Some already have.
“As Covid-19 accelerates remote work environments for the …
Demand Growing for Paralegals to Work RemotelyRead the rest of this entry »
Opportunities for paralegals to work remotely are opening up across the country as courts liberalize the use of digital filings and states broaden the services paralegals can provide.
An article on the American Bar Association website says legal recruiters are reporting “expanding opportunities in the virtual job market. Even in this uncertain time, what has become clear is that the scope of paralegal work is changing with the growing need …
Bankers Discover They Like Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
Forced to work from home because of the global coronavirus pandemic, banking professionals are warming to the practice and discovering they can be even more productive at home than in the office.
That’s a dramatic reversal from what they were thinking shortly after they first began working remotely.
In April, when Deutsche Bank first surveyed financial professionals, 47% said once the pandemic subsided they would work from home only when …
Tech Professionals Like Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
By an overwhelming majority, IT professionals like working from home.
In a survey released last week by the tech careers site Dice, 67% of the respondents said they like or like very much working from home. Only 10% were negative.
Dice began surveying IT professionals a few weeks ago about how they were coping with the coronavirus crisis. The survey probes their feelings on a variety of issues besides working …
Scammers, Hackers Preying On Virus-Related FearsRead the rest of this entry »
Coronavirus scams promising cures, tests and preventatives have become so prevalent the Federal Trade Commission is promoting a sort of bingo card to help unwary consumers from becoming victims.
“Scams related to the coronavirus are growing,” FTC Associate Director Jennifer Leach said in announcing the bingo card. “Use the #FTCScamBingo card to check off the scammers you spotted, along with the steps you took to stop them.”
More than …
You Still Need to Be Professional When Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
Experienced work-at-homers know to keep the dog out and the door closed when on a conference call. For video meetings, they know it's important to present a professional appearance. That may mean dressing as they would in the office. They're also mindful of what's in the background that everyone can see.
Now that so many of us are working from home for the first time, it's too easy to fall …
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 …