Tag: pandemic

fear

Managing Employee Fear

In times of uncertainty—like now, during a global pandemic—it’s natural to be fearful and anxious about what’s happening around us. There are plenty of concrete, specific things that may be making employees fearful or anxious right now, such as:

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The Toll of Video Fatigue: How HR Professionals Can Help

Among the many legacies of COVID-19 will be the test of our endurance for spending time in front of screens. Remote workers are spending 29% more time in team meetings and 24% more time in one-on-one meetings than they were before the pandemic, according to a study from the calendar-assistant company Clockwise.

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Employers Predict Most Furloughed Workers Will Return by Q1 2021

Were you one of the many employers that brought workers back in late spring, only to furlough or lay them off in early summer due to rising rates of the coronavirus? If so, you’re not alone, but now that your workers have been furloughed again the next question becomes: when can we really bring them […]

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Job Ads: Salary Range More Important than Remote Work Options

Another article related to COVID-19? Say it isn’t so! These days, anything and everything we do in the employment world has a direct link to COVID-19. And this should come as no surprise as the pandemic continues to dominate our news cycle and cause mass disruption in all our lives.

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Establish Better Norms to Succeed in the ‘New Normal’

Over the last few months, work as we know it has drastically changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s the physical location where employees work, the challenges these workers are overcoming to meet demands, or the attitudes workers now have, one thing is certain: “Normal” is now a term that describes the past. 

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Benefits to a Shorter Workweek

Has your organization considered adopting a shorter workweek? With all of the changes we’re facing amid the pandemic, there are a lot of nontraditional suggestions being considered by large and small organizations alike. A shorter workweek is one option on the table for some companies.

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Employees Dealing with COVID-Related Stress? Employers Can Help

Even the most emotionally healthy people have no doubt felt anxious over the last several months as the world has dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. But for those who deal with disabling anxiety and depression, the load is even harder to bear. That’s why employers need to look at the tools they have at their […]