209 Archived posts matching:"ForceBrands”

  • Zoom

    How to Hire Without In-Person Meetings, From Those Who Have Done It for Years

    ForceBrands recently ran a piece about virtual hiring, which featured some great tips on how to make remote interviews as effective as in-person meetings, but that’s only one challenge companies have had to face in recent weeks. Since the emergence of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the entire hiring process has changed in several ways. Fortunately, many organizations […]

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    How to Onboard Employees, Virtually

    The bad news: Coronavirus continues to impact us in ways we never imagined. The good news: Companies are still hiring, giving us hope for the future — something we’re happy to report on and share with you. Because the circumstances of onboarding new employees have to change to accommodate the current climate, employers need insights […]

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    5 Consumer Goods Companies That Have Pivoted in a Positive Direction

    The past few weeks have presented numerous challenges to businesses across CPG. As companies learn to navigate a new world amid a global pandemic, they’ve had to shift their business strategies and priorities. For some, this means pivoting their products and services to better serve the changing needs and lifestyles of their consumers. For others, […]

    • Company Culture
    • March 26, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    How to Build and Optimize E-Commerce Teams in Today’s Climate

    There’s a lot of speculation among digital marketing experts that coronavirus, coupled with social distancing and self-quarantining, will help boost e-commerce sales. If we examine its short-term influence over the course of these past few weeks, e-commerce has been one of the key channels for driving economic growth. While the long-term projections could yield complications […]

    • Career Advice
    • March 26, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • woman working from home

    Working 9 to 5? How to Set Work Hours in a Remote Workplace

    Remote work is the new norm. Commutes have been reduced and working hours have been altered as more workers set up makeshift workspaces away from their offices. Many employers around the world have been forced to adapt to working virtually if they want their business to continue to operate. While it may be challenging to […]

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    ForceBrands’ Team Members Weigh in On How to Make Working Remotely Work

    Millions of people around the world have turned to working remotely since the novel coronavirus outbreak. Studies have proven how working outside the office boosts productivity and can make employees happier in their jobs and less likely to leave them. But what happens when working remotely is no longer by choice and is for prolonged […]

    • Career Advice
    • March 22, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • women at a table

    ‘Women on Boards’ Is Building Bridges — Here’s How and Why It Matters

    As part of our ongoing Female Forces series to celebrate Women’s History Month (March), we’re delving deeper into the subject of gender equity in the boardroom with an inside look at the Women on Boards (WOB), a project ForceBrands is proud to help support. This non-profit initiative seeks to empower women business leaders and to […]

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    3 Ways to Make Virtual Interviews As Effective As In-Person Meetings

    The concept of working remotely has been around for the past decade. The ability to have the most talented workers across time zones and locations has drawn companies to expand their horizons. With the proven success of a remote workforce, more corporations have begun to visit this idea of the virtual workplace. In these unprecedented […]

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    What Employers Get Wrong About Professional Development

    One-size-fits-all — a description that applies to rain ponchos, winter hats, and headphones. But professional development? There’s no singular way to properly classify professional development as the subject is complex and varies by team, company, and industry. Developing a professional development plan that best benefits your employees requires an awareness of your organization and its […]

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    Gender Equity in the Boardroom Is No Longer an Initiative; It’s a Necessity

    As part of our ongoing Female Forces series to celebrate Women’s History Month (March), we’re taking a look at how the inclusion of women on company boards positively impacts the bottom line of CPG businesses. While historically company boards have been male-dominated, female leadership has been proven to be good for business. Companies with mixed […]