The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented shift to remote work for companies around the world. This has created plenty of logistical challenges for employers and a strange new reality for many employees.
In the business world, we often hear the word “pivot” being used to describe a significant change in strategy or direction. It would be an understatement to say this word was used over and over again to describe what every business went through following COVID-19. But as a Human Resources executive at a tech company, […]
You could say that many companies failed to focus on the right things during the Great Recession of 2008–09, as the unemployment rolls swelled and the jobs market seemed to favor employers, not jobseekers. Employers mistakenly took for granted their position of strength during the economic downturn and struggled to deploy strategies to retain certain […]
Currently, huge numbers of American workers are working remotely as a way to promote social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers’ mind-set has been that the current situation is a necessary temporary measure as we ride out the worst of the pandemic. However, as the virus is rebounding in many states where social […]
The global transition of so many workers from traditional on-site settings to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a fundamental shift in virtually every aspect of our lives.
When it comes to the C-suite, there is a “C” for everything, including people, finances, operations, technology, and marketing, to name a few. But what about your executive dedicated to change?
To the leaders of our companies:
In the past, an employee’s mental health wasn’t any of his or her employer’s business. Now it is. In response to the fast-growing coronavirus epidemic and the mandate that almost everyone shelter in place and work from home, workers might suddenly feel trapped and isolated.
We’ve entered the Age of Acceleration—a time when change is happening faster and faster. As the workplace continues to move more rapidly, so does the market value of skills.
Training is a key goal of organizations around the country. In fact, some data suggest that employee training and development was one of the biggest focus of HR departments in 2019. Effective training can boost employee productivity, retention, and morale, as well as the competitiveness of the organization as a whole.