The hardest-hit during the pandemic are professionals in the medical and medical supply sectors. Project managers can play a vital role in helping these essential workers and their employers. SEE: 3 tips for logistics companies to help maintain the supply chain during a crisis (TechRepublic) View Moira Alexander’s [...]
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The manufacturing industry is undoubtedly going to be impacted by the pandemic, making the role of project managers more vital in supporting the necessary changes. Labor shortages continue to affect productivity and timely delivery of items to customers. Part of quickly getting manufactured products to customers involves limiting [...]
Social distancing and remote working during COVID-19 have increased cybersecurity risks for companies worldwide, increasing the need for project managers to work on more security-related efforts. Regardless of industry, cybersecurity threats are creating financial, operational, and reputational risks for businesses. Information security teams have their hands full, and [...]
COVID-19 has impacted all areas of business, including successful project and program delivery. Following the pandemic, delivery may look very different. How well remote teams have adapted to the disruption and the resulting rapid and large-scale shift to remote work is crucial, especially as a remote workforce requires [...]
At some point, your organization is likely to face issues with adequate staffing levels. There are a few best practices that can reduce some of the stress and unnecessary business disruption. SEE: TechRepublic Premium editorial calendar: IT policies, checklists, toolkits, and research for download (TechRepublic Premium) View Moira Alexander’s article [...]
Temporarily transitioning your team from in-house to remote is one thing; making it permanent is another and requires additional planning. Although most employees can be hired or transitioned to working remotely, not every employee will be cut out for remote work. Some employees may not work well alone [...]
Every company is made up of teams with members who should support each other and the team's goals as a whole. But is this always true? Here are some ways to see and address these issues. SEE: Return to work: What the new normal will look like post-pandemic (free [...]
Because more people are working from home, it's become more difficult for employers to recognize and address the mental health issues brought on by uncertainty. Here are a couple of ways to be there for your team. As an employer, it's vital to recognize this and assess and implement financial [...]
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, even the best supply chain and logistics companies have run into snags keeping up with demand and getting supplies to customers on time. The lessons learned can provide valuable insight. With the increasing volume of online shopping, large e-commerce companies such as Amazon began [...]
Hey, beauties, we’re back with our favorite beauty products for the month of July. For our July YBB monthly faves, we tested the Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream, the Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother Reparative Styling Crème, the Tweezerman Smooth Finish Facial Hair Remover, and the Too Faced – Diamond [...]
Projects seldom go as planned, leaving project managers with any number of small fires to put out. Here are the most common issues projects encounter and how to get things back on track. Few projects complete seamlessly, as there are many issues that can arise along a project’s journey from [...]
Remote teams are the most likely to feel isolated, disconnected, and uninvested. But there are many fun activities and games that can help keep your teams connect and work well together. Before the virtual meeting, each team member is asked to answer a few interesting questions or fun facts about [...]