Remote work has its perks (do a load of laundry in between calls, take your dog for a walk during your break), but it certainly comes with its challenges. Feeling lonely and isolated when working from home is very real, and as a company that operates 100% remotely, we know how important it is to make sure our team members stay connected.
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As many writers from a variety of perspectives have observed, we are truly living in interesting times. Before we get into how StatusPage helps remote workers, I would like to express my sincerest wish that you and your loved ones are safe and remain so through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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According to a recent article published in the Harvard Business Review, one of the common challenges when working from home is a lack of access to information. At Praecipio Consulting, we often see this challenge with many teams, especially they remotely. Here's how Jira can help:
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We've already seen how COVID-19 has impacted the way companies do business, with employees across various industries breaking ties with their cubicles and desktop computers for the foreseeable future. The rapid nature of these changes has left many employees reeling, and the indeterminate return to normalcy may seem daunting for people who already feel like they need to relearn how to do their jobs, not to mention facing wholly new challenges and struggles in doing so.
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The typical work week has changed drastically over the past two months. Your morning commute is now a five second walk, your dog is your most talkative coworker, and going out for lunch means getting takeout and sitting on your patio. Since we can't physically interact with our colleagues (or really anyone for that matter), the only "face-to-face" interaction we have are in Zoom meetings. Meetings in general can be pretty uneventful, so why not step up your Zoom game and add a Virtual Background to your video? Below are some options to get you started.
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Whether you are new to working from home or an old pro, it is still important to take regular breaks through out the day to maintain focus, productivity, and creativity. Don't believe me? It's science!
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Given the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus and the need for people to practice social distancing, people around the world have found themselves working, teaching and learning from home. Working remotely has its benefits, but adjusting to this environment has its challenges.
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When I was growing up, my parents taught me all kinds of useful skills. By age 12, I helped my dad build my lofted bed. Routers, saws, drills, clamps, hammers: you name it; we used it. At age 19, I rebuilt a 1968 El Camino from the ground up. Everything from tearing down an engine to rebuilding suspension to (somewhat terrible) electrical. Even today, if you've read some of my other blogs, I've installed floors, rebuilt our fence, and completed other small home improvement projects throughout our home. Since a young age, I have constantly been learning new skills and putting them into practice.