By now, everyone is aware that COVID-19 caused an unprecedented increase in working from home, with about half of the American workforce still working remotely a year after the pandemic began. These conditions have made it easier than ever for hackers to successfully gather your information, with the FBI receiving almost twice as many reports of internet crime than in a typical year.
From work to school, shopping to entertainment, the online world has been constantly changing and developing for the past 20 years. As our lives become increasingly more digital, it can be easy to take tools and technologies that make this possible for granted. One of the most common troublespots in navigating our wireless world is WiFi. Next time your WiFi signal is causing you trouble, ask yourself these questions before you panic.
Many people complain about their internet being too slow, but do not know the reason behind it or how to fix it. While the FCC defines a broadband internet access speed of 25 Mbps as a minimum requirement, the truth is, there is not a single “good” one size fits all internet speed. It all depends on what you use the internet for, and how many devices will be using a single internet connection.
With many companies nearing a year of remote working, a lot of employees are experiencing burnout from all of the virtual happy hours, video conferences, and other forms of digital connection popularized last spring. With these tactics no longer working the way they did months ago, supervisors must start creating new inventive ways to engage their employees in the virtual workforce. Read on for some interesting ideas to motivate your remote employees!