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In 2018, we saw that 5.3% of Americans (that’s more just over eight million people) worked from home. Who knows what the statistic will look like for 2020 because of COVID-19. With the pandemic forcing the majority of the population to work from home, video conferences and meetings are the new norm…(Read More)

Strong morale is never a luxury item; it’s always an essential. And that’s especially true today. Companies that can sustain employee morale while coronavirus disrupts their business will be better off than those who watch it vanish. “We can’t predict where the 2020 economy is going to go,” states industry analyst&nbsp…(Read More)

Now that we are adjusting to living in a virtual work environment, how prepared are you and your team to pull off your next project? It’s a daunting task, but it’s not insurmountable if you keep some simple yet powerful concepts in mind. West Coast Careers wants to share five tips that will…(Read More)

Many leaders have crossed the first hurdles of moving their teams remote: ensuring colleagues have set up their tech tools, defined their processes, and permanently logged into their video conference accounts. But this is just the first step towards creating an effective work environment for remote employees. The next critical question we must ask…(Read More)

Employers should know the current times are not a moment to sit back. As a business executive leading through challenging circumstances, you understand that showing up and being present is more important than ever. Your employees, customers, shareholders, and the broader community of stakeholders in your organizations expect to hear how you’re keeping people…(Read More)

Resiliency is a key to succeeding in life. Without it, most people will succumb to the pressures that are put on us every day, especially during a pandemic. There is so much information on resiliency that it can actually make you overwhelmed and thus less resilient! That’s why West Coast Careers has put together…(Read More)

During this unprecedented time, many employers are being forced to do things from laying off tenured employees to shutting down permanently. However, there is a solution to retaining your employees while keeping your business afloat. West Coast Careers suggests applying to the SharedWork program to help solve the burden of making hard choices. What is…(Read More)

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) has caused a tremendous amount of fear and uncertainty. Managers and teams need ways to deal with the impact of this challenge. West Coast Careers includes links to several micro-learning videos focused on calming anxiety and providing strategies for keeping a cohesive team of remote workers. Calming Fears 5…(Read More)

As an employer, it’s always important to know that the demands of applicants are always changing. Consequentially, if you’re not paying attention to those changes, then you’re going to lag behind your competitors. This could cause you to lose the talent you need. The hiring process can also be challenging and inefficient…(Read More)

Many job seekers take a break from job searching during the holidays. It’s a hectic time of year, and it can be a challenge to juggle getting ready for the holidays with keeping a job hunt moving forward. But, that may be a mistake. Contrary to what you might think, hiring doesn’t stop…(Read More)