For organizations that are still operating or are reopening now or soon, many are facing the need to bring new employees onboard—either they are a business that is facing higher demand during the pandemic (such as grocery stores and food delivery services) or they are now able to reopen after being shut down for a […]
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Even as the country begins to reopen from coronavirus-related shutdowns, organizations are finding it may make sense to have many employees continue to work from home. For this shift to remote work to be successful long term, however, there are necessary components to help teams work well together with fewer in-person interactions.
As more of us are working from home—and more of the working-from-home crew will continue to do so in the future—it’s important to get the basics right. We can all use some tips for best utilizing the software that enables communication among remote employees.
As organizations adjust to our ever-changing reality when it comes to social distancing and finding new ways of doing business, many of us have moved to having a high percentage of our workforce working from home. As a result, many employees have ended up working a lot more hours from home than they normally would.
In the new reality we’re working in, more and more employees are working from home. This comes with many advantages in the form of reduced costs for everyone.
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 […]
Being in the midst of a pandemic can bring on anxiety and fear, even among people who are not normally prone to feeling anxious or overwhelmed. It’s easy to see how the situation we’ve all been dealing with can make us particularly susceptible to believing falsehoods—especially when everything about this is new for most of […]
Most of us are well aware that age discrimination is illegal. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) made this law, prohibiting employment discrimination for anyone over age 40. However, despite employers being aware that age discrimination is illegal, it still happens, sometimes inadvertently.
Does your organization have a formal or an informal employee mentoring program? There are a lot of benefits to these programs, from increased employee satisfaction to reduced turnover. For employers that are considering such a program, you may be wondering if now is a good time to implement one, given that many employers have had […]
Does your organization have a policy on providing references for former employees? What conclusion have you come to on this topic? For a topic that seems straightforward on its surface, it’s actually one that has many parts to consider.