Tag: business

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Guidance on Preparing for a Hurricane During Pandemic

While we’re all busy thinking about ways to safeguard ourselves, our families, and our businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, let’s not forget hurricane season is in full effect. It started June 1 and runs through November 30. Unfortunately, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted a busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season with a […]

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More Than Selfies: The Front-Facing Camera Powers Remote Work

In recent years, the front-facing camera has become the iconic symbol of social media and the global “selfie culture.” In the new world of social distancing and remote work, that same cultural icon has rapidly transformed into the cornerstone and foundation for the new world of remote work.

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Efficiencies Through Technology: Creating a New Breed of Manager

In today’s disruptive and challenging business environment, the role of manager has rarely been so important. Increasingly, success and stability depend on the decision-makers for each line of business—from finance to operations and HR—being able to analyze the data at their disposal. Crucially, managers then need to collaborate and pull together to respond as one […]

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Hybrid Workplaces: Smart Businesses Will Help Employees Thrive in the ‘Next Normal’

COVID-19 has changed the way we work for the foreseeable future. This pandemic has forced a temporary shift away from the physical office, but the need for collaboration and personal interaction has not gone away—people miss their incidental hallway interactions with coworkers and the connection that comes from being part of a physical team.

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How to Strengthen Your Affirmative Action Policies

As protests to end systemic racism spread across the United States and now the globe, many companies are being asked to not only say the words “Black Lives Matter” but also follow up on those words with meaningful action.

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Preparing Your Workforce for a Return to the Office

We’ve required a lot out of employees over the last few months. Millions of people worldwide overhauled their practices to work remotely, with 88% of office staff working from home during the pandemic. Although many are keen to have the flexibility to work from home in the future, just 16% want to say goodbye to […]

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Business Leaders: Take a Page Out of the Emergency Management Playbook

In a crisis, the nuances of a situation change quickly. Emergency managers operate in a constantly evolving landscape, always trying to anticipate, identify, understand, and solve problems before they become untenable. They rely on people who are distributed across the region and only loosely connected to see and solve the problems they are facing.