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 […]
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.
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 […]
The one common objective for every business is to be successful. Success, and the means to sustain it, has been pored over, written about, and waxed upon from every conceivable angle and vantage point.
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.
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.
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 […]
The death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minnesota reverberated around the nation and beyond, raising awareness of many forms of discrimination. Among those eager to do something constructive have been leaders of the nation’s business community.
Given that COVID-19 has caused drastic changes to commonplace business practices, recruiters and business owners alike are now left wondering how to bring back the workforce after thousands of employees were either fired, furloughed, or laid off.
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.