Every year, nearly 300,000 employees miss work due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are disorders of the muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, joints, nerves or spinal discs that have been diagnosed by a physical exam, medical history or a specific medical test.Read more
With all of the unavoidable distractions that come with working from home, it can be challenging to adapt to working remotely. The place we found refuge in after a long day at the office has now absorbed the office.Read more
The other day I could not focus, and I couldn’t help but think I wasn’t alone. Along with much of Skillsoft, the marketing team is now totally remote. For many of us, it’s the first time we are working from home—full-time—and I’m sure others were feeling distracted.Read more
There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has changed our day-to-day lives and schedules. Chances are, you’re spending more time at home, maybe even working from home. As a society, we’re used to being on the go. So, how do you adapt and keep things from getting mundane while stuck at home?Read more
Susan gave up. After an hour of tossing and turning she tiptoed downstairs and watched three episodes of her favorite comedy, caught up on emails and watched the sunrise. It’s the third time this week her day has started at 3 am.Read more
Until now, many people have thought that remote workers were lucky. After all, they could make their own hours, stay in their pajamas, juggle housework—or homework—and avoid commuting. Professionals who have worked remotely in the past will be quick to tell you, however, that it can be downright lonely.Read more
The marketing team had our first virtual “snack break”—an optional 15-minute WebEx where everyone could come together for a snack and catch-up.
There I was, huddled around a monitor that quickly became a grid of 1×3 inch windows.Read more
The COVID-19 outbreak means that things are not business as usual. The impact is likely being felt at work, with tensions running high for your team members. Now is an important time to be hypersensitive to the needs of your team.Read more
These are extraordinary times, but believe it or not, it’s at these moments people crave the ordinary.
This morning, after I worked out in my basement, I ran upstairs for my daily stand-up on business continuity.Read more
As Skillsoft’s new Chief Marketing Officer, I come to work each day eager to make a difference in the lives of our customers and their learners. And although I’ve only been here for a short time, I already know that joining this company was the right decision.Read more