Times are changing, and our definition of professionalism is at the forefront of that transformation. This blog post examines the two largest paradigm shifts that working professionals can expect to see in post-pandemic America. any Americans still hold views of professionalism rooted in the patriarchal, sexist, and racially exclusionary tropes of 1950s America.
Today’s lesson will focus on the importance of proper manners on professional video calls. At PSM Marketing, we’ve experienced many of these faux pas firsthand. While it’s important to have patience for technical snags (like lag time), you can avoid many frustrations by following these 8 guidelines for video call etiquette.
We are experiencing something completely unprecedented with the arrival of COVID-19 in the United States. “Non essential” businesses are closing their doors due to state-issued executive orders. From a public safety standpoint, closing local businesses is a responsible way to help flatten the curve of this global pandemic. We might be homebound as consumers, but we still have one crucial asset to help small businesses: buying power.
You’re used to waking up for work, showering, getting your coffee, commuting, and settling in at the office. Well, working from home should follow a similar pattern. We recommend establishing a new routine that will help you switch gears and compartmentalize. Here are the top tips we have for setting yourself up for success while working from home.
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has impacted small businesses disproportionately. While industries like travel, hospitality, and others will benefit from government support, many small e-commerce and online businesses are struggling in the face of this global pandemic and dismal economy.
Since its inception over 20 years ago, PSM Marketing has been a true virtual marketing firm. Early on, PSM allowed for flexible work hours, remote working, video conferencing, and overall work-life balance back when those concepts were truly novel in most corporate settings. This progressive business model has helped establish PSM as a true thought leader in the Twin Cities business community. Today, workplace culture is shifting to include the desires of Gen Xers and Millennials; two generations that prioritize work-life balance. So why does this model work so well? What magic did PSM tap into way before it was cool? Let’s explore.
Spring is in the air in Minnesota…at least it was until this wonderful mid-April snow storm. I’m optimistic, however, that the snow will quickly melt and true spring will emerge! You’ve probably spent some time sorting through your spring wardrobe, deep-cleaning your house, collecting a pile for Goodwill, and maybe even cleaning up your garden. But how much time have you dedicated to spring cleaning your website? …That’s what I thought.
Have you heard of the Gutenberg Page Editor for WordPress? By 2019, the default page editor you’ve come to know is getting a major overhaul. Gutenberg will have a learning curve for many, but its creation by WordPress is forward-thinking and a step in the right direction.
PSM President and Founder, Terrie S. Wheeler is proud to introduce a new service called CLE Connect™ | Ethical Marketing CLEs On-Demand. In mid-August, Terrie S. Wheeler launched a new service for Minnesota lawyers called CLE Connect. The online educational platform is designed to help attorneys grow their practice while earning CLE ethics credit. After […]
So, you’ve heard the term “SSL certificate” floating about the internet, from your IT team, or from your web developer. You know it has something to do with web security. But really though…what the heck is it? Well, SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. According to Symantec, an SSL certificate is “the standard technology for […]