Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This topic provides the latest news articles and resources related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Check back here to keep informed.

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3 Ways to Stay True to Your Company’s Soul in COVID-19 Crisis

As much as the coronavirus has conspired to keep us apart, it’s also brought us together. Lockdowns and social distancing cannot suppress the humanity and spirit shining through in what has become a global fight—a battle we all have a stake in—to conquer this invisible enemy we call COVID-19.

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Use This Time to Develop Stronger Employees

While some states are lifting stay-at-home order, many office environments are still being forced to work remotely. This may be a great time to consider the ways we can capitalize on this disruptive period as a chance to improve our workplaces.

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7 Tips for Running a Successful Video Interview

Before the impact of COVID-19, many employers were not prepared for or equipped to conduct video interviews for their job candidates because it wasn’t a necessity. Remarkably, many made the switch nearly overnight and now have incorporated this practice into their hiring routine.

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Answering Employee Questions Surrounding the Use of Face Masks

The world has changed in an unprecedented way since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and employers have a lot of questions for our experts at Safety.BLR.com®. Read on to see how experts answered a multi-part question from a subscriber about whether employers can mandate the use of face masks, and what should be done […]

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Training Direct-Contact Staff on Customer Interactions in the New Normal

In virtually all industries, the COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous impacts on how business is conducted. While businesses such as bars and restaurants have been forced to shut their doors entirely or focus solely on carryout, others have shifted to a predominantly remote workplace, with staff conducting business from home.

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500-Day Journey to the New Normal

I hope all of you are safe and secure, wherever you are working or sheltering. With our persistent joint efforts and with all the help we can get, we will get through the coronavirus crisis. When will America’s workplaces return to normal?

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What Is the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

Most of us have heard of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which came with an over $2 trillion price tag and included provisions for economic impact payments (aka stimulus checks) for individuals, assistance for state and local governments, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan options for small businesses. What not everyone […]