If you work with people, you're in the right place, this newsletter covers everything from high performing teams to remote work, from what benefits should you offer employees to should your people where slippers when at work.
Hiring is hard at the best of times. There are many ways to mess it up and make a mistake that you or your new hire may regret. You've got to decide which person from the list of candidates you're talking to is someone you want to work with for the next few months or even years. Doing that in the space of a few hours is difficult.
Hiring now, during a pandemic, is even harder. There are some constraints you just can't get around: How do you hire people when you're not sure if you're ever going to be allowed back in the office? What kind of new skills and experience might your new hires need? How do you onboard people when you can't actually be with them and how can you integrate them into your culture?
The New Normal - it's a horrible term. It feels like the current situation we find ourselves in is supposed to be normal. I'm not sure I want to go back to the old standard - there were some pretty crappy things about it - but I also don't want this normal. This edition talks about how we probably shouldn't be trying to create a new normal out of the current situation and offers some points to think about, now we're all mostly remote.