Among the many legacies of COVID-19 will be the test of our endurance for spending time in front of screens. Remote workers are spending 29% more time in team meetings and 24% more time in one-on-one meetings than they were before the pandemic, according to a study from the calendar-assistant company Clockwise.
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Were you one of the many employers that brought workers back in late spring, only to furlough or lay them off in early summer due to rising rates of the coronavirus? If so, you’re not alone, but now that your workers have been furloughed again the next question becomes: when can we really bring them […]
That’s the big question that prevented a lot of employers from offering remote work options for their workers for a long time. Now we are in the largest remote-work experiment ever conducted, and the results are in. Workers feel just as productive or more while working from home than they did when they were in […]
Recent federal agency guidance includes important information and extensions of various deadlines affecting employee benefit plans to include extensions of continuation coverage notice and election periods under COBRA.
The number of people entitled to paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be expanded if a ruling from a New York federal judge holds.
As of the end of June, only 4% of employees want to return to their workplaces full time. That represents an incredible drop from 30% saying so in April. That’s according to a large set of data collected and analyzed by Perceptyx.
The challenges facing today’s companies are expansive and all-encompassing. Some, like the profound economic disruptions that accompany a closed economy, mostly fall outside of an organization’s control. However, others, like adjusting to new workplace norms, are contingent on a company’s careful planning and thoughtful implementation.
For managers and employees, the thought of conducting performance reviews during a global pandemic might be a source of high stress. As the future of work transforms, the need to redefine learning and performance conversations is more apparent than ever.
COVID-19 drastically changed the global employment landscape—and it changed it quickly. Within a matter of months, there were more than 20 million Americans seeking unemployment benefits. It is clear that rebuilding during the economic downturn and getting Americans back to work will be a long, hard climb.
As COVID-19 forces companies to hastily adopt remote work policies to achieve business continuity, it’s proving to be a pivotal moment for Human Resources professionals, who are being asked to rise to a whole new set of challenges.