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the sansdemic demographic drought

Employers must be looking into the horizon of this post-pandemic reality with hope, as many companies are opening up again to go back to try out this “new normal.” However, with businesses requiring employees to return to the office, it is time for employers to dust off their calendars, start scheduling recruitment efforts again and… Read more »

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Starting June 27th, in the state of Georgia, the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) will no longer be available. The FPUC was a $300 weekly supplemental benefit for all types of unemployment assistance. For employers, this means filtering through more candidates which can be very overwhelming. There is no need to take on this burden… Read more »

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On June 20th, dads around the world will be celebrated for Father’s Day. For some, this day is spent remembering their father and the love that they shared with their kids. For others, this day is spent with dad doing whatever he wants to do and giving him that special gift. This could look like… Read more »

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In today’s job market, it’s difficult to find people who want to work with all the unemployment benefits and the risk of exposure to Covid-19. If you drive around Atlanta trying to grab a coffee or lunch, you might notice some fast-food chains or restaurants closing early or completely closed due to insufficient staff members…. Read more »

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Before the Covid pandemic, there was already a shift into more remote work opportunities. Many people say the pandemic was the final push that we needed to make remote work possible. At the beginning of the shutdown, there was uncertainty about connectivity issues and decreased productivity since there are more distractions at home. Over time,… Read more »

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According to SHRM and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are roughly 3.6 million Clerical and Administrative Assistants in the U.S. We’re grateful to have some of the best Administrative Professionals here at Focus. While we appreciate all of our employees daily, this week we were able to virtually connect with our Administrative Professionals… Read more »

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In a world where virtual work is much more common now, the transition to telecommuting for some may not be easy. According to Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), remote work could eventually result in disengaged employees. When there are disengaged employees, their productivity and motivation to work could deter and affect the business. In… Read more »