Whether your workplace has kept workers in person all along, has recently started welcoming employees back, or is still contemplating how to do so when the time is right, there are a lot of considerations when bringing employees together in a post-pandemic world.
We’re all well aware of the risks of contracting COVID-19 by now. But work must go on, and when it does, there’s an additional risk of employees contracting the virus.
As we deal with the coronavirus pandemic’s fallout, employees everywhere are craving security. Nearly 1 million people have applied for unemployment benefits each week since March, raising the total number of unemployed workers in the United States to more than 16 million, at the time of this writing. These figures are grim, but they point to an […]
“Unprecedented” will probably go down as one of this year’s most frequently uttered words. It does truly reflect the profound significance of our current situation.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned the workplace upside down. Onboarding has largely gone virtual, work has mostly gone remote, and benefits enrollment season is undergoing a radical change, too.
Employers everywhere are grappling with the many new laws enacted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of workplace interruptions. Specifically, we referenced data from Basex research, demonstrating that interruptions cost the U.S. economy $588 billion per year, as well as research from employees reporting that interruptions cost them between 3 and 5 hours of productivity each day.
When most of us were children, we probably didn’t dream about having a solid block of 8, 4, or even 2 hours to sit down and really focus on some work. But in today’s modern workplace, such uninterrupted work time truly is a luxury for many people.
After a black reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted a tweet critical of racial bias in the news media, the employer barred her from covering local protests following the George Floyd killing in Minnesota.
Most employers agree that a diverse workplace benefits from the insights and skills of working parents. After all, parents are often the ones who know best how to relate to coworkers, clients, and customers who are also parents. And it’s the working parents who often have mastered the art (science?) of juggling tasks and getting […]