The need for staff flexibility has always been prevalent, as demand is rarely static year-round. But the pandemic has brought this idea to the forefront. How can organizations cope when demand suddenly falls off a cliff and then surges again a few months later?
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.
When shelter-in-place and social distancing orders were first made in March, remote working became a reality for over 80% of U.S. organizations. Millions of workers were forced to work from home for the first time, transforming their personal spaces into offices overnight. Our way of working will never return to what it was before COVID-19, […]
A new survey has found what many of us suspected: A large percentage of the workforce does not want to go back to their office. So many have worked from home for a few months now, and they see no reason they shouldn’t continue working from home.
The coronavirus crisis continues to impact how we work, making it clear that the situation will not simply return to normal in a few months. Leading companies are looking ahead, anticipating that the recovery will likely be a long journey and planning for a new normal. Organizations are embracing technologies that enable team members to […]
When you mix business with leisure, you get an attractive new employee benefit: bleisure travel. Just what is it, and why would you offer it? For those answers, I spoke with expert Wen-Wen Lam.