Tue.Apr 07, 2020

Top 10 Employee COVID-19 Concerns Every Leader Needs to Understand


This research is co-published by Dr. Brooks Holtom of Georgetown University and TINYpulse. The Coronavirus / COVID-19 impact is not evenly distributed geographically, and vital themes have emerged when reviewing the Top 10 Concerns of Employees when it comes to this pandemic.

No Business Continuity Plan For COVID-19? Start Here.

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If you don't have a business continuity plan in place to help you respond to the global pandemic, these basic steps will help get you started


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can you fire someone in the midst of a pandemic?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: In the weeks before the outbreak hit, I was preparing to put someone on my team on a performance improvement plan. We’ve addressed my concerns about her work in performance reviews and will see some improvement, but it keeps slipping so the improvement plan will be the last step before letting this person go. I had a call with HR two weeks ago about the process and asked if we should wait until after things calm down.

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How to Prepare Employees for Getting and Giving a 360 Feedback Review

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is sponsored by Primalogik , a cloud-based performance management solution that provides a flexible way to manage employee reviews, 360-degree feedback, goals, and engagement surveys. Enjoy the read!).

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.

Opportunity for Great HR Pros: Making Remote Work Recommendations Post-Covid Including Financial Gain.

The HR Capitalist

It's all going to change! Once people have worked from home for this long of stretch, they're never coming back to the office! If I could short the stock of every expert who has made these proclamations in the COVID-19 lockdown era, I would.

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A Culture of Connectedness and Belonging: Built from the Bottom and the Top

Ultimate Software

Once upon a time, I worked for a Fortune 100 company that did “stack ranking” performance management.

Pre-COVID-19 Workforce Realities Still Apply — In a New Way

Allegis Global Solutions

Once COVID-19 runs its course, business as usual will likely be anything but “usual.” Industries will have evolved. Styles of work will be different, and the principles of effective talent acquisition and workforce engagement will have changed.

Why Next-Gen Leadership Training is a Vital Piece of Succession Planning (Free Self-Assessment)


In this article, you’ll read about some common crisis scenarios, but more importantly you’ll have the opportunity to take our succession planning self-assessment and ultimately learn how to ensure your company’s future viability through the creation of a leadership development succession program

Remote hiring tips for recruiters and HR


In response to the urgent need for many companies to transition to a fully remote workplace because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Workable co-hosted the webinar “Going Remote: Best Practices for HR & Recruitment” with Hired and BambooHR on March 25, 2020.

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!

Communication platforms that help employees get ahead – and stay there

HR Morning

During a pandemic, leaders will need to be even more proactive in building trust with their teams and giving people autonomy to conduct their work in the way they see fit. And one tool that can’t be emphasized enough is a well-designed communication platform.

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Create online survey: How to use our free survey maker tool

Qualtrics HR

Whether you’re testing out an idea, running a poll or doing market research, free online survey makers can help you get the insights you need. Here’s how to create the best online surveys around. Thanks to the internet, gathering actionable information through surveys has never been easier.

Free Software That Businesses, Schools And Others Can Use During The COVID-19 Crisis


Workhuman’s Life Events and Conversations products included in article about free tools organizations can utilize during the COVID-19 crisis. Click to read more on Forbes. . Workhuman in the News

COVID-19: 5 Top Tips To Help Employees Working From Home

Get Hppy

The current pandemic has turned all our lives upside down and few businesses could have ever prepared themselves for what we are experiencing. Our day-to-day lives have been completely uprooted and we are all having to quickly adapt to what’s going on.

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.

Key Principles for Intelligent Tools and AI Deployment in HR

HR Examiner

“Machines Learn and develop Opinions. The Machine Recommends. Humans must make the decisions while the organization inherits the liability. Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense.

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COVID-19 Small Business Loan Accelerator Helps Submit Applications for CARES Act Relief


COVID-19 has been an unprecedented disruption for organizations and individuals globally. While the impact has been universal, small businesses have been particularly hard hit by COVID-19. .

why can’t you contact your spouse’s employer to advocate for them?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Why are you telling people that spouses as a rule cannot contact their partner’s boss and saying that is unprofessional? Is that in every situation?

5 Tips for Remote Managers


As we all grapple with how to work through this challenging time, we are rapidly adapting to a “New Normal” when it comes to conducting business. To slow the spread of the Coronavirus, many companies are having their teams work from home.

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.

10 Tips for Creating an Incredible Remote Onboarding Experience


I’ve been designing and running new hire onboardings for five years. And I never once said, “let’s do remote onboarding for increased engagement and productivity!” .

Why Do Staffing Background Checks Get Delayed?

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Background checks are invaluable for staffing agencies. This is because, given the nature of their business, staffing agencies cannot afford to hire the wrong people. Conducting thorough and accurate background checks is essential to ensure this.

It’s okay not to be okay: How managers can support employee mental health in times of change

Qualtrics HR

During uncertain and fluid times, the need for strong, calm, trustworthy leadership is more important than ever. The American Psychology Association. Ask ‘are you okay?’. First thing’s first: ask a simple question: ‘ Are you okay? ’ And then really listen to the answer.

9 Effective Tips to Find a New Job After a Career Break

Career Metis

Whether the break from your career was either planned or unplanned, returning to work or finding a new job after a long career break is no less than a challenge.

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.

your employer can take your temperature, and other changes

Ask a Manager

The EEOC has issued new guidance about coronavirus in the workplace — and has clarified that some practices that wouldn’t normally be allowed are permissible during the outbreak. Here’s what you need to know.

How to Connect with Your Remote Team and Build Culture


"In this trying time.". If you feel like the world’s turned on its head, you’re not alone. With the sudden and overwhelming switch to remote work , many of us are finding ourselves trying to recreate the professional and social environment of our jobs from our homes.

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): What you need to know


The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) is part of the federal government’s effort to minimize the economic impact felt by American families dealing with the COVID-19 global pandemic.

How to Ease Feelings of Panic During the Coronavirus

Thrive Global

As many of us have settled into our work-from-home routines and continue to seek out ways to stay connected , our attempts to find some semblance of normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic can often be interrupted by feelings of panic.

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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.