The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally upended so many aspects of everyday life, including work life, that it’s hard to put together a complete list of the impacts employees and their organizations have faced. Some of the most obvious impacts include the widespread shift to remote work and the need to juggle work and parenting for […]
The cliché of the disconnected CEO and executive team is more or less accurate depending on the size of an organization and how hierarchical it is; but in general, it’s usually fair to say that CEOs and other company leaders aren’t always on the same page as frontline staff and even midlevel managers. That’s to […]
Was your organization prepared for the coronavirus pandemic? If not, don’t worry; your organization was among the majority of employers that did not see this catastrophe coming.
The path through life can take interesting turns, and before you know it, you turn around and realize you ended up very far from where you started. That journey shapes you and often makes you strong. I recently spoke with Tami Rosen, Chief People Officer of Atlassian, about her career path. She joined Atlassian just […]
The global response to George Floyd’s tragic and shocking death and other recent acts of injustice (including those involving Ahmaud Arbery, Christian Cooper, Breonna Taylor, and Nina Pop, among others) and the ensuing protests and riots amid the COVID-19 economic crisis have affected businesses directly or indirectly. As the current events continue to unfold, employers […]
Almost everyone went home when the coronavirus swept the nation. Now that organizations are starting to re-open their doors, they want their employees back on site. The problem is, very few people feel comfortable doing so. I recently discussed this and related situations with an HR expert.
The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading like wildfire, and with every passing minute, we receive the latest updates. With the evolution of the situation, most small business owners doubt the steps and plans to survive, mitigate risk, support customers, and protect employees.
The world has changed in an unprecedented way since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and employers have a lot of questions for our experts at Safety.BLR.com®. Read on to see how experts answered a multi-part question from a subscriber about whether employers can mandate the use of face masks, and what should be done […]
Congrats to the class of 2020! On behalf of everyone everywhere, we want to be the first to apologize for how your final year of school ended! Graduation ceremonies have been canceled, and you won’t get the same experience of walking onto the stage and getting your diploma handed to you, but fear not: You’ll […]
Around the world, governments and regulators have recognized the need to unburden businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, relaxing certain rules and expectations in recognition of the unprecedented challenges businesses and their workforces now face.