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5 Tips for a Successful Telecommuting Policy

In today’s workplace, there’s no place like home. Whether you call it telecommuting or just working from home, the practice is undeniably on the rise. Since 2005, its prevalence has skyrocketed 173 percent.

How to Boost Employee Morale During COVID-19

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, so do the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. From practicing social distancing to adjusting to indefinite remote workforces, both employers and employees have had to change their everyday lives drastically.

According to Namely’s recent survey, How HR is Addressing COVID-19 in the Workplace, the top concern that HR professionals have at the moment is employee morale. So how can you keep your employees’ spirits up throughout this difficult time? 

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TripActions Best Practices for Ensuring Employee Health, Safety, and Well-Being

Outside of managing your travel policy and knowing where your employees are traveling to ensure their safety, here are the top ten best practices to keep in mind for duty of care:

An HR professional shared how her top concerns in light of COVID-19 and how she's keeping employees engaged

Survey Results: How HR is Addressing COVID-19 in the Workplace

In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely uprooted the way we work. Employees across the country are getting acclimated to working from home, and employers are racing to stay on top of new legislative requirements. Entire industries have been put on pause, unemployment is soaring, and businesses are trying to weather the storm. 

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. Whether your company just started working from home or if your employees are telecommuting veterans, it can’t hurt to brush up on some home office tips. 

Working from home can actually lead to increased productivity and happier employees—if done right. Trust, clear expectations, and consistent communication are a few of the often-overlooked elements needed to help remote employees thrive. 

Here are some tips to ensure that you make the most out of the work from home situation:

What You Need to Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19

On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to be an international pandemic. As the Coronavirus continues to spread globally, the everyday workplace has changed drastically; employers are scrambling to adjust to fully remote workforces, and states and the national government are passing new policies left and right.

But what does the the Coronavirus mean for workplace anti-discrimination laws? 

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COVID-19: The Top 10 Questions Mid-Sized Businesses Are Asking

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present new changes and challenges for businesses and HR professionals daily. We understand that keeping up with the evolving legislation and the never-ending list of outstanding questions can feel impossible. 

With help from the HR experts at ThinkHR, we wanted to highlight the top questions we’re receiving from HR professionals at mid-sized businesses—and provide their answers.

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3 HR Challenges All Finance Companies Must Address

Like any company, financial institutions have their fair share of HR challenges. From attracting and retaining top talent to staying compliant, there’s never a dull day working in HR in the finance industry. 

Still, as the world of work continues to change, so does finance HR. From embracing technological advancements to prioritizing cybersecurity, finance companies are doing their best to keep up with the latest and greatest while still setting themselves apart as great employers. 

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An employee works from home on their laptop because of COVID-19 with their dog nearby

Survey: How is Your Company Dealing with COVID-19?

In just a few weeks, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way we approach and do business. Workplaces are transitioning to being fully remote, non-essential business travel is suspended, events and conferences have been put on pause, and stores and businesses are being forced to close their doors—every day seems to bring more news and challenges.