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 […]
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Remote work may be the solution for now, but what’s being lost while everyone is at home? One HR professional believes at least some in-person work is required to make the most of employees.
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 […]
As of the end of June, only 4% of employees want to return to their workplaces full time. That represents an incredible drop from 30% saying so in April. That’s according to a large set of data collected and analyzed by Perceptyx.
Human Resources leaders should embrace change and take advantage of the decentralized workplace.
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.
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 […]
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned everyday life upside down in so many ways. From school and child care to socializing and work life, dramatic change has been forced on many individuals and businesses over the last several months.
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.