It is no secret that the pandemic has changed the way people work and interact with each other. It has also, inadvertently, ushered in an era of increased globalization opportunities. Businesses looking to expand into new countries have access to global markets and new talent pools, which provide growth opportunities for firms operating in multiple industries. Before the pandemic, many early- and medium-stage businesses were […]
As the country reaches the 1-year mark since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is remarkable how much has changed within the past year. Nearly all facets of life have been altered by the coronavirus crisis, including how business leaders and teams operate. Organizations have adopted new strategies to meet objectives, stay afloat, and […]
How prepared is your company for the post-COVID-19 world? We don’t want to convey false optimism, but we argue in this feature that it’s time to start thinking about a return to “normal” for your business. For a year now, the nation and the world have been in the throes of a global pandemic that […]
A record number of women have left the workforce since the pandemic began. More than 860,000 women dropped out of the workforce as of September 2020 compared with just over 200,000 men. The current unemployment rate for women has more than doubled the pre-pandemic rates, and economists predict the workforce exodus could set women back […]
In an advanced economy, it’s typically a company’s workforce that sets it apart from its competition, meaning companies need to work hard to ensure they recruit and retain the top talent in the market. And just as companies compete for market share when selling their products or services, they also compete with other employers for […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, national, state, and local governments put in place measures to limit the extent to which people come into close contact with others in an effort to slow the spread.
COVID-19 threatened millions of lives around the globe and wreaked havoc on business. In business, the human-centric nature of these challenges rapidly placed HR at the center of organizational strategy. From addressing immediate crisis needs to maintaining business continuity as the impact of the pandemic instead over the many months, HR leaders found themselves as […]
Employers are eager for details about President Joe Biden’s proposal for immigration reform, and they’re hoping for a plan that will replace uncertainty with stability, according to attorneys who advise employers on immigration matters.
Talent makes all the difference in the survivability of any business. Facing a tight pandemic economy, Human Resources (HR) workers have a responsibility to cultivate talent as a focus of their business approach.
Companies eventually returning to the office after COVID-triggered remote work will already have a lot on their plates, but they should also consider taking advantage of the opportunity to make some major changes they may have been putting off.