Try something new to get noticed when applying for jobs | Understanding your company's return-to-work strategy | Handling equity compensation for remote workers
August 7, 2020
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Try something new to get noticed when applying for jobs
To get hired during this period of mass unemployment, try bold and unconventional approaches to get noticed, writes Tracy Brower. Use an inventive mindset and recommend a role or skill set that a company had not thought of but might need or ask the company to give you a test run.
Full Story: Fast Company online (8/7) 
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As companies start to reopen offices, employees should familiarize themselves with their employers' return-to-work policies. If they have any safety concerns, they should consider discussing these issues with their boss.
Full Story: U.S. News & World Report (8/4) 
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Inclusive Leadership
New remote-work mandates spawned by the coronavirus pandemic have increased complications around equity compensation, Dan Walter of Future Sense writes. These programs, which include variables such as securities law, employment law and taxation, among several others, become tricky to navigate when employees move to different states or out of the country.
Full Story: Compensation Cafe blog (8/4) 
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A commitment to diversity means more than diversity training and public promises, writes The LEE Group CEO Mark Lee. Leadership teams should reflect the communities they serve and real changes in hiring practices and intentional inclusion at higher company levels must be addressed, Lee elaborates.
Full Story: Detroit Free Press (8/4) 
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3 ways the US workforce will change, maybe
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Derek Thompson says the pandemic has changed our workplace culture forever -- or maybe not. He dissects three ways the country could change, including workers leaving big cities for smaller cities and more jobs becoming freelance, and then explains why the new normal might not last.
Full Story: The Atlantic (tiered subscription model) (8/6) 
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