Tag: COVID-19

Can Cats & Dogs Contract And Spread COVID-19 Too?

Every time there's a medical phenomenon, the world is getting awash with wrong and misleading information, just like the current COVID-19 pandemic, and if cats and dogs are susceptible to it. There are several reports of pets contracting the virus which lived near people who are infected by it, but the question is, could they transmit it back to us humans? In this article, we'll delve into the details and ...

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7 Effective Ways to Communicate Effectively With Employees During a Crisis

The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many businesses to a lot of uncertainties ranging from a decline in sales to a ‘work-from-home’ environment. This pandemic, like other turbulences, causes a lot of anxiety and loss of focus in any environment typically. This turmoil and dynamic have changed the internal communication perspective for most of the brands across the world. It is at turbulent times like this that a leader needs to stand ...

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How To Start a Tech Career in Los Angeles After COVID-19

The coronavirus lockdown is affecting most industries including the manufacturing field, hotel and travel companies, and so many others. It is a well-known fact that companies won’t go back to the ‘old normal’ after the coronavirus outbreak subsides. The trend for remote working is continuously increasing, and so is the delivery and logistics industry. This trend will inevitably cause some changes to the work field as we know it today, ...

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How to Care for Your Pet During COVID-19 Pandemic

In times of pandemics just like now can be frightening and people are adopting new ways to get about their daily lives. Distancing ourselves physically has become the new norm and everyone is trying their very best in order to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases and casualties, all this entails not leaving the house and limiting physical contact with other people. And our pets are surely delighted by the ...

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COVID-19: Should You Get Tested? Or Not?

When the pandemic first hit the United States, among the most challenging issues was the shortage of testing kits for the coronavirus. Such was the shortage that clinics and hospitals were forced to narrow down the eligible people to three categories: first, those who traveled to countries with a coronavirus outbreak; second, those who were exposed to positive cases; and third, those who showed symptoms of COVID-19. In recent months, ...

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Why Working From Home is So Exhausting – Here’s What You Need To Do

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our lives have changed in so many ways, especially with most employees being asked to work from home.  Sure, most people thought that working from home was going to be a breeze, imagining they could get out of bed at 8:30 A.M. and start working in their pajamas on their couch by 9:00 A.M. However, working from home has turned out to be more of ...

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Upwork CEO Believes Freelancers Will Have More Work During the Pandemic

According to its CEO Hayden Brown, Upwork has an interesting challenge on its hands: Their clients aren’t always keen on letting others know that they’re outsourcing some of their jobs and hiring freelancers. But things are changing because of the current coronavirus pandemic. Upwork, of course, is the online platform that connects remote freelancers and companies, both physical and virtual. Secret Sauce No More Brown notes that “Our customers always ...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce Startups

COVID-19 is a pandemic that has affected the whole world economically. Author, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Darkroom, Lucas DiPietrantonio, explains how it has personally affected his company, other companies he has worked with, as well as his colleagues. Darkroom is a marketing agency that guides e-commerce companies in brand building and increasing revenue with the help of online platforms. When the first case of COVID-19 was first found in Wuhan, ...

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Los Angeles Restaurants Can Use Sidewalks for Outdoor Dining As Part of L.A. Al Fresco Initiative

Restaurants in Los Angeles were recently given the green light to open their dine-in services to the public after more than ten weeks of shutdown restrictions. Now, restaurants can serve sit-down customers as long as they follow guidelines such as; making sure customers are 6 feet apart, the customers wear face masks when not eating, keep disposable menus, thoroughly disinfect dining areas after each customer and open at maximum 60% capacity. ...

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From The Trenches: Interview with Greg Kim, CMO at Slickdeals

Slickdeals has the audacious mission of ‘Helping Shoppers Win Everywhere’. The company describes itself as the largest and most trusted deal-sharing community on the planet, and with over 25 million users, who can argue?  Founded in 1999 by VanTrac, Slickdeals has helped members save almost $7 billion dollars to date. That’s an impressive number and the company has seen tremendous growth in the last decade. But challenges remain: how do ...

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Daily LA: Every Angeleno eligible for free COVID-19 test, Juul laying off 900, Lyft lays off 1000, Chegg got hacked

Every resident of Los Angeles will be eligible for a free coronavirus test, regardless of symptoms, at testing sites that have been set up throughout the area, Mayor Garcetti announced Wednesday. Here’s your Daily LA for April 29, 2020 Happening in LA Riverside County Extends Face Masks And Social Distancing Into June Face coverings and social distancing will remain in effect until June 19 in Riverside County. That revised order ...

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Daily LA: Uber CTO is leaving, Scopely acquires Scrabble Go, Coronavirus vaccine could be ready by this fall

U.S. coronavirus-related deaths reached a somber milestone on Tuesday, surpassing the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War. More than 58,300 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. That compares with the National Archives’ figure of 58,220 deaths from the Vietnam War, which lasted more than a decade. Read on Here’s your Daily LA for April 28, 2020. Happening in LA Scopely ...

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Daily LA: TikTok launches Donation Stickers, L.A. Mayor Garcetti expands COVID-19 testing

Starting Tuesday, those over the age of 65, as well as those between ages 60 to 64 with pre-existing medical conditions, can call 213-263-5226 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or visit the city’s site to enroll in free meal deliveries. Restaurants that want to participate can also call the hotline. Here’s your Daily LA for Monday, April 27, 2020. Happening in LA So Many People Went To Newport Beach That It ...

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8 Ways to Recalibrate the Body to Boost Energy

With daily CDC reports updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainties still remain on what life will look like and be like once stay at home and shelter in place orders are lifted. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in us. Learning to cope with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community thrive together better. Ask yourself a few ...

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How To Support Your Favorite Bartenders Right Now

The unprecedented global pandemic of the COVID-19 has crippled many businesses forcing them to close their doors. This is in response to several world leaders' call for territorial lockdowns to halt the transmission of the virus. Unfortunately, the ones that took most of the brunt are the small to medium businesses, mainly within the restaurant, bartending and travel industry. These enterprises rely on the working-class public. Unfortunately, self-isolation has dried ...

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The Proper Way of Disinfecting Against COVID-19 According to Experts

SARS-CoV-2 is the official name of the virus that has been causing the COVID-19 pandemic; research shows that it can survive on surfaces for up to 16 hours, it clearly doesn’t go away very quickly, this is why it is imperative that you continuously disinfect surfaces and every nook and crannies that are commonly touched touch by the members of your household. The United States Centers for Disease Control and ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic is Forcing Businesses Resorting to Artificial Intelligence Customer Service

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt the world, rattling businesses and obliging people to stay at home, the call center locations are being inundated with an unparalleled influx on the number of calls they are receiving. Just these past few days, several businesses from a variety of industries have reported having a slowdown. The financial industry has been reported by customers to have very long waiting times and, in ...

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Customer Still Has To Be King Despite COVID-19

As the world has been massively slowed down by the paralytic COVID-19, it suddenly seemed like we have changed our way of doing business. Or have we? Even though the world is upside down with the COVID-19 turmoil. The rules for creating a successful business never changes. You should put the customer first. Just like the old saying goes, the customer is king. Yes, they still are, despite COVID-19. What ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Ease Anxiety, Depression – 150 Minutes of Weekly Exercise

COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread fear and anxiety throughout the U.S. If there was a way to dispel all anxious feelings, I’d tell you, but there isn’t. But, from my research, a little physical exercise can help alleviate that. Scientists have found that regular participation in aerobic exercise has been shown to decrease overall levels of tension, elevate and stabilize mood, improve sleep, and improve self-esteem.  Whether it’s solo or ...

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Daily LA: California Prisons Will Release 3,500 Inmates Early, Marriott Got Hacked 5.2M Guest Records Stolen, Rover.com Lays Off 41%

Eat out more. Buy gift cards from your local restaurants to give them some much-needed cash flow right now—and help them help a worthy cause while you’re at it. Here’s your Daily LA for March 31, 2020. Happening in LA Los Angeles-based challenger bank HMBradley officially opens its virtual doors The Los Angeles-based digital challenger bank, HMBradley, opened its virtual doors to the public today, allowing the thousands of waitlisted would-be ...

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