As COVID-19 still abounds and a large cohort of employees are working from home whenever possible, employers and employees alike are seeing the advantages and disadvantages of this setup. It’s clear there are a lot of positives, like decreased costs for everyone and great productivity levels. Technology has enabled remote work to continue nearly seamlessly […]
While some companies had work-from-home (WFH) practices in place long before COVID-19 emerged, many did not. Many had to scramble to get employees into remote settings, except for those who have been classified as essential workers.
Many experts and HR practitioners lauded the value of flexible and remote work situations for their employees, based on years of research. The primary argument against implementing these measures from leadership was “but what about their productivity?” Now the largest remote work experiment has been forced upon us, and the results are in. Take a […]
With so many people working from home (WFH) these days, and likely to be doing so for the foreseeable future, companies are learning some best practices and recovering from missteps related to the policies and practices that must be in place to make remote work a success for all involved.
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.
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.
We went from record-low unemployment numbers to record-high unemployment numbers in a matter of weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to this drastic change in the employment landscape, talent acquisition professionals should stay up to date on the latest trends in order to understand the “modern” jobseeker.