As HR professionals, we have a lengthy checklist when it comes to creating a business continuity plan in the event of a natural disaster such as a hurricane, flood, or wildfire. We secure everything from an updated database of employee mobile phones to detailed communication plans to key vendors.
2021 will be a defining year for hiring managers. What has largely been seen as a function of business continuity has now been catapulted into a business-critical role. If there is one thing companies have learned from the ongoing health crisis, it is the need to run business with minimal resources and maximum optimization. This would mean […]
COVID-19 threatened millions of lives around the globe and wreaked havoc on business. In business, the human-centric nature of these challenges rapidly placed HR at the center of organizational strategy. From addressing immediate crisis needs to maintaining business continuity as the impact of the pandemic instead over the many months, HR leaders found themselves as […]
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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a tragic toll from a human and public health standpoint, along with causing massive business disruption, resulting in some businesses shutting down completely. In contrast, others have had to rapidly expand service teams and ramp up production to meet increased demands, while many companies have become remote workplaces practically overnight.
With 2020 marking the beginning of a new decade, the relentless drive of digital transformation has now coalesced with the new realities of the coronavirus pandemic, creating an unprecedented time for businesses and consumers alike. While company leaders are focused on employee communications and trying to execute business continuity plans, many of which may not […]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in March 2020 rose for the first time in years, signaling the end of the candidate-driven market and a turning point in the recruiting world.
Employers can be held liable for workers’ compensation (WC) claims associated with coronavirus. Learn how to curb the risk.
Yesterday we looked at expert Kara Shea’s advice concerning FLSA exemptions and audits. Today we’ll take a look at what she has to say about legal considerations on this matter.