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Aug 14 2020
Ergonomics includes an entire field of research studying people and their work environments as well a host of businesses employing ergonomists and suppliers to design and/or modify work environments to best fit the workers and to reduce any discomfort and risk of injury due to a w
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Aug 14 2020
After over ten years of working mostly from corporate offices and cubicles as a health insurance proposal writer and project management director, I made the transition to become an independent consultant in the same field. The points below outline a summary of the skills and behaviors that have helped me to successfully work from home (WFH) for the past nine years: Use an online calendar to:
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Aug 14 2020
By Dr. John Frame During the past few years, I’ve served twice as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme in Istanbul, Turkey. More recently, I served as a pro bono consultant for another UN agency, in New York. At that time, I lived in London and worked from home or a café. I even made a phone call once from a park bench. 
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Aug 13 2020
Last March, within a matter of days, COVID-19 was responsible for many members of the US workforce switching from working in-office to working at home.  This threat to health and the economy, as well as sudden restrictions for interacting with colleagues, friends, and family members resulted in a surge in anxiety as a nation.  To take a closer look at what was working to keep stress levels in check, and maintain positive wellbeing and productivity, we surveyed thirty participants who
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Aug 13 2020
By Josh Brown Now that we have a clear understanding of why your remote organization needs a knowledge management system, let’s go over how to create one in a way that allows you to meet your goals. Identify Knowledge and Content to Be Created Your first order of business is to determine what information will actually be included within your KMS.

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