Consider employee morale as well as health and safety when deciding COVID-19 vaccine policies
Almost as important as the benefits offerings you use to drive retention and attract talent are, equally as important is how you communicate those benefits to your staff. Yet, this is an area in which it’s easy to fall short — and to help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, wellness and health management software maker Keas […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate game-changer that has turned many things, especially business, on its head. In response, most companies are implementing work-from-home-arrangements for employees so they can keep things running. Along with all the cautions about online scams and email phishing, another pitfall awaits: It’s possible that without a legally sound remote work […]
Now is the perfect time for a review of your I-9 compliance efforts for a number of reasons.
On March 9, as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic grew clear, we made a plan to close Homes.com’s four locations. We had a week to prepare 40% of our staff to work from home full-time. That meant making sure they had all necessary equipment and access to any training they’d need on using that […]
“Work from home” isn’t just a perk anymore. It’s the future of work. And HR leaders will want to create or adapt remote work policies that fit the new reality. Nearly 60% of CFOs say they’re ready to make – or already have made – remote work a permanent option for employees, a recent PwC […]
Work from home. Seems self-explanatory, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Unfortunately, nearly 60% of HR professionals say they haven’t offered employees any training on how to work remotely, according to the MindEdge/HRCI study, HR in the Age of Workplace Uncertainty. And employees actually need some help on how to work better from home. When employees […]
Zoom gloom? Teams troubles? Skype snags? Video conferencing can be more frustrating than it is productive. Businesses hold more than 11 million video conferences each day in the U.S. It’s critical HR leaders and managers get them right because poorly executed video conferences cost companies $34 billion in lost time and wasted technology, according to […]
The dust has barely settled after the move from office to home. And the complaints are already piling up! Welcome to the new challenges of managing a remote workforce. Some issues are related to HR policy and procedure. Many are an extension of the personal conflicts and office dynamics that already existed. But all of […]
We keep hearing about all the advantages of remote workers — people who stay in touch via the myriad communications options now available. But the arrangement carries some serious dangers for managers.
With remote teams, a strong company culture attracts quality, passionate people and increases employee engagement and productivity.
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