Mon.Mar 30, 2020

Crisis management in the workplace: the role of HR


In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are doing their best to help their people, support their communities and survive. Some are donating money and other resources to hospitals and doctors. Others are offering products and services for free.

Why empathy is a critical skill for your organisation

HR Zone

Culture Bringing empathy into the workplace


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How To Adjust Your Brand Strategy In The Time Of Coronavirus

Forbes Leadership Strategy

We are currently seeing many examples of companies that are focused on delivering value to their communities. This focus on community and community-thinking is very likely to stay in the future

How to Make Data Meaningful During a Crisis


Need resources to guide you through crisis management? We’re working with our partners, customers, and the community to provide a centralized repository so you can get the latest resources on data-driven crisis management. Visit our Crisis Management Resource Center here.

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Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Podcast: Crisis Communication


In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Consultant, Chris Storey to discuss how to maintain strong communication ties with employees during a time of crisis.

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In Chaotic Times, What Are Your Employee Experience No-Nos?


At DecisionWise, we use the Listen, Understand, and Act model to help guide our clients in their employee listening programs. In this blog post, I would like to focus on using a different mental model to help us understand the employee experience (EX) from a unique perspective.

WOH 78: Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What Employers Need to Know


“Here’s my general advice for businesses–don’t be afraid to get help.” ” In recent weeks a flurry of legislative activity has led to numerous laws to help employers and businesses dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a big part of the activity. What does this law mean for employers, and how does it benefit them?

Furloughs/Layoffs During COVID-19: Best Delivered Via Video or an Analog Call?

The HR Capitalist

I've got a post up at Fistful of Talent this morning called How S**T Got Sideways as Companies Furloughed/Laid Off People in the COVID-19 Meltdown.

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5 Key Areas for HR Professionals to Focus on (now and post-Corona)

Digital HR Tech

The current Corona-crisis has hurled us into what we regarded only a few months ago as ‘the future of work’ Suddenly, things like digital transformation and running a business with a fully distributed workforce have become a reality for many organizations.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

COVID-19: HR Responds

HRO Today

Six HR leaders share how they are managing through a global crisis. By Debbie Bolla. For organizations, employees, and the world at large, these are unprecedented times.

Making It Through the COVID-19 Crisis Together: Lessons From Our Recent Webinars

Great Place to Work



Case Study: Strategic Workforce Planning for Rail Infrastructure Managers

Analytics in HR

The Netherlands is ranked the sixth in the world in terms of the quality of railroad infrastructure. However, in order to prepare for the future, the currently existing infrastructure needs a 30% increase in capacity. This requires tremendous changes in the current workforce.

here are your animal coworkers

Ask a Manager

With so many people working from home with animal coworkers, obviously we need to see photos of your new colleagues. When I put out a call for pictures last week, I received more than 450 of them … so I’ve divided them into two separate posts. Here’s part one.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

How Ready Are We to Work from Home?

Qualtrics HR

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing the way we work. The U.S. federal government first issued nationwide social distancing guidelines on March 16. Employers that could encouraged their employees to work remotely, and for the first time in modern history, a nationwide lockdown began.

Temporarily Closing Your Office? 4 Tips for Keeping It Safe

Take It Personel-ly

Your office building is set up to accommodate busy workers, but what happens when you need to close your office down for a few weeks or months? Workplace crime costs billions of dollars each year, and empty offices can be a magnet for thieves.

Surviving a Career Crisis: Lessons from the Trenches


The CEO of FORNASH, a fashion accessory company, Stephanie Fornash's business has all but dried up right now. When I checked in to see how she was faring, turns out she's helping with the crisis. When you've already had your career obliterated by the economy before, you have some great advice

Why Top-Down Recognition Isn’t Enough + The Benefits of Peer Recognition


What comes to mind when you think of employee recognition? ??. It’s probably some form of top-down recognition—a manager or executive applauding or rewarding someone below them in the office hierarchy. And that’s OK! It’s certainly a good feeling to be recognized by higher ups.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Engage Remote Employees During COVID-19


Just when we feel we’ve gotten a handle on how to engage employees, COVID-19 throws us a huge curve ball. Now, we must master ways to engage remote employees. And we’re not talking about just a few employees, but a whole workforce.

8 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Managing a distributed or remote workforce comes with its fair share of challenges—from onboarding to compliance to engaging employees virtually. Plus, the sudden onset of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) forced many companies to adopt work from home policies before they were ready.

I’m pregnant and my new boss is the dad, coworker wants to keep us all connected in cutesy ways, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m pregnant by my new manager and don’t want higher-ups to know. I’m still fairly early in a pregnancy that is with a fellow coworker who became my boss right at the point I found out I was pregnant.

AI Hiring: Bias in the Code

HR Examiner

“While it is true that a machine can do a better job at relentlessly sticking to a narrow script, it cannot see or understand things that are not in the data. Unlike people and their unconscious biases, machines can only change their approach with new measurement and new coding.

Building the Business Case for TA Transformation

Speaker: Jerome Ternynck, CEO & Founder of SmartRecruiters

With the wheels of talent acquisition slowing down globally, this crisis presents new challenges along with new opportunities for TA leaders. The time is now for them to not only demonstrate the value of Talent Acquisition but also to build a solid business case for a modernized TA function. Learn how to build a business case for TA transformation to present to the C-level with the advice of CEO Jerome Ternynck.

5 Facts About Artificial Intelligence That Prove Future is Exciting

Take It Personel-ly

Remember those vintage commercials from the 50s saying the future is now where companies advertise a color TV? They used the term for nothing, to be honest. The real future is about to hit us really soon. We’re talking this decade.

Coronavirus Loans: A Small Business Guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Prism HR

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed on March 27, 2020 to provide emergency relief for businesses affected by the Coronavirus. Here’s what small business owners need to know to prepare to file for a Coronavirus loan. What is the CARES Act?

4 Tips for Opening a Dry Cleaning Business

Take It Personel-ly

Owning and operating a dry cleaning business can be a rewarding pursuit. This business provides a much-needed service to many working professionals and families. For those considering starting a new dry cleaning business, there are a few simple tips to follow.


Mindful Leadership: How to Get Started


Anyone who finds themselves in a position of power, with a determined focus on being a transformational leader, will quickly realize the immense challenge they have set for themselves.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.