Tag: Remote Work

L&D

Adapting L&D to Remote Work

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations rolled their eyes at the need to work remotely. Even once the need to do so became more apparent, the expectation among many was that the remote work situation would last a few weeks at most. Fast-forward 6 months, and millions of Americans continue to work […]

development

Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Supporting Employee Well-Being in a Remote Work Environment

The fitness industry has been forced to reinvent itself in the wake of COVID-19. With social distancing requirements temporarily shuttering facilities nationwide, clubs and personal trainers have turned to virtual classes and social media to keep followers and members engaged. But even as restrictions begin to ease, a growing number of people are less than […]

skills

Remote Work as a Key Job Skill

With the sudden and ongoing shift to remote work for millions of American employees, many are starting to speculate that working from home (WFH) may be part of the “new normal” in a post-COVID world, even after the necessity of the work arrangement has passed.

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Is Work from Home Here to Stay?

One of the most visible and tangible COVID-19 business impacts for many employees is the complete shift to working from home. According to survey results published by Willis Towers Watson on May 21, 2020, roughly three-quarters of employers adjusted their workplaces in response to COVID-19 and reported that 53% of their full-time employees are now […]

Handling the Pandemic Was Challenging Enough Even with a Crisis Plan

It’s not hard to imagine how challenging things were for those that didn’t have a plan in place. Either way, HR had a lot of evolving and problem-solving to do. I recently spoke to one HR individual whose organization actually had a specific pandemic crisis plan in place.

Maintaining Culture and Engagement No Matter Where You Are

Employee engagement was a major conversation before the coronavirus, and it’s still important. I recently spoke with an HR professional who has done everything she can to help maintain a healthy workplace culture and keep employee engagement high while we all work from home.