Burnout has been described as a ‘crisis’ in today’s society. In a survey from Accountemps, 91% of workers reported that they had experienced some degree of burnout at work and as many as 1 in 5 highly engaged employees are at risk from burnout (Harvard Business Review).
When COVID-19 was announced as a global pandemic, there was a rush to get employees prepared for working from home. As a result of this rush, security considerations for remote working took a back seat for many companies. It is only now that the dust has settled and people are accustomed to working from home that security issues are coming to light. So how can security be improved when working remotely?
While technical skills is still undoubtedly the most important aspect of an IT role, the importance of soft skills has been increasing throughout the years. LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends 2019 Report ranked soft skills as one of the top trends in acquiring and retaining talent, stating that it could make or break hiring the perfect candidate.