Many countries and states within the U.S. are beginning to ease restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. While many aspects of life are expected to return to normal, the idea of returning to work – and occupying open-floor/shared workspaces – continues to trouble both employers and employees
Small businesses need a financial safety net now more than maybe ever. As large swaths of the US economy remain closed, small business owners across America have had to shutter their businesses. These closures—or transitions to online-only or takeout business—-have put a strain on many small businesses’ working capital. So
With very few exceptions, running a successful business means having employees. Employees are the backbone of any business, no matter the industry and no matter the size. Once you’ve gone to the trouble of finding the right employees for your business, how do you keep them? 1. Ask How do
The modern workplace is constantly evolving, and unforeseen circumstances can perpetuate change faster. For example, many organizations were already using messaging and video apps like Slack and Zoom before the COVID-19 pandemic, and now that most businesses are working remotely, the adoption of these virtual communication tools is growing exponentially.
Technology has made it exponentially easier to connect and communicate online. People can video call, send emails, share documents, and manage tasks anywhere they have an internet connection. This flexibility has led many employees to request working from home—but organizations are less excited about this laissez-faire approach. How can you