In March, organizations around the country made the decision to send many employees home to work, thinking this would be a temporary situation—a few months at most. But now, as fall draws near, it’s clear that the situation has become far from temporary, with many employers—especially in the tech sector—indicating that employees will have the […]
If your business is open and looking for employees and/or customers to come back in person, are you utilizing COVID-19 liability waivers for either the customers or the employees?
For many employers, risk management includes succession planning. One goal is to avoid or reduce business interruptions and maintain momentum toward achieving your objectives. Another goal is to avoid the unnecessary loss of knowledge and experience occurring when valuable personnel depart suddenly and unexpectedly.
Have you heard the term “Zoom fatigue”? Even if you haven’t, there’s still a good chance you’ve experienced it lately. Zoom fatigue refers to the phenomenon of feeling inordinately exhausted and/or overwhelmed or stressed out after attending meetings via videoconference.
Despite a recent Gallup poll that found only 55% of Americans reported owning stock, a Rutgers study showed that most Americans report they would prefer to work for a company that gives them a stake in the business.
In a recent survey conducted by Paycor, business leaders were optimistic about the future. Nearly half expect the economy to bounce back, 96% received some form of government aid, and almost half are planning to hire full-time employees this year. And yet the suddenness and volatility of the moment are causing real anxiety.
Blind spots are just that—unintentionally biased perspectives that we all have, but are unaware of, that can cause us to make decisions based on misconceptions.
The racial reckoning of 2020 has forced nearly every major company and publicly traded entity to address the inequities within them and perpetuated by their activities. While Big Tech has responded with pledges to commit millions of dollars to diversity and inclusion funds and initiatives, it remains to be seen whether this money will have […]
Uber and Lyft are under orders to reclassify their drivers in California as employees instead of independent contractors, after a judge issued a temporary injunction on August 10. Uber quickly announced it would file an emergency appeal.
COVID-19 forced many organizations to pivot to digital learning within a matter of days. In March, most thought they’d be offering instructor-led courses again in a few months. Now, we’ve realized COVID-19 isn’t going away—it’s our new normal.