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Workplace Safety for Remote Workers

Working remotely has many benefits: no commute, more family time, and the comforts of home. But it also comes with drawbacks. Body aches, eye strain, mental fatigue, overloaded electrical outlets, cybersecurity threats, and emotional exhaustion will all eventually take their toll if left unmanaged. Here are some tips to manage the potential health risks of working from home and avoid any physical and mental injury while promoting overall well-being.

The Power of Diversity in the Future of Work

No longer limited to the most progressive and forward-thinking companies, diversity, equity and inclusion have become key drivers of growth across industries.

Diversity, as the representation of different ethnicities, ages, races, genders, backgrounds and orientations, fosters innovation and ingenuity. However, it doesn't happen organically. Without systematic inclusivity, the actualization of diversity and its benefits is unattainable.

Essential Soft Skills as a Remote Workforce

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the future of work was undergoing a digital transformation, in which technology was impacting the workforce across all industries.

Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

Overnight, working professionals have transitioned from office workers to telecommuters, and are increasingly relying on video and audio conference apps to communicate with their colleagues.

Whether your organization is made up of 10 or 10,000 employees, running a virtual meeting takes careful planning and intention.

How to Master Remote Work with Kids

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, more than 121,000 schools across the U.S. have closed, and thousands of parents are trying to balance the demands of transitioning to remote work, with the added pressures of homeschooling and childcare.

If the reality of working from home alongside your kids seems daunting, you're not alone. Here are a few ways to make the experience less stressful.

Top Tips for a Successful Transition to Remote Work

Effective remote work hinges on a disciplined awareness of the remote experience, exceptional communication habits, and a willingness to embrace technology. The staff at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), a leader in innovative online educational delivery, are well versed in using virtual platforms to collaborate across teams and have long recognized the benefits of working from home.

Exploring the Trajectory of Underrepresented Groups in STEM

The Career, Research, and Innovation Conference (CRIDC) is Georgia Tech's signature professional development event for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Held annually, the conference is designed to connect grad students of all degree types with tools and knowledge to thrive in an ever-changing job market.

Reinventing Learning for The Future of Work

Creativity, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and decision-making. These are just a few of the skills that have been identified as essential for the future of work.

Cybersecurity and the Hybrid Workforce

As an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication, Milton Mueller is a professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy and heads up the Policy Track of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) program. It’s a field that has captivated Mueller for decades.

Are You Prepared for the Future of Work?

In today’s work environment, change is a given. Embracing it is not an option but a matter of professional survival. As disruptive technologies continue to transform jobs, workplaces, and industries, today’s workers need to evolve with them – or be left behind.

The adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) across industries will only accelerate in the near future, driving the demand for new capabilities. Ongoing professional education, focused on deepening current skills and acquiring new ones, is the key to navigating this new landscape.

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