2020 has been a year of many challenges for individuals and businesses alike. With changes like working fully remote, shifts in business needs, and the increase in flexibility, teams have been working particularly hard this year. As 2020 begins to wind down, it’s important to remember that all employees need to feel appreciated!
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Each October brings World Mental Health Day and serves as a great reminder of the impacts of mental health. 2020 may be an especially challenging year for your employees so it’s important to keep in mind the importance of their mental health.
Every company creates their own business strategies, and outlines what success will mean for their business. To achieve their goals they will need to know their product or service inside and out, and they’ll need the right team to execute their business strategies!
Due to COVID-19, many organizations are searching for ways to engage their newly virtual employees while still maintaining or upgrading their skillsets. It’s always important to remember basic instructional design principles when developing learning content, but when you’re producing a virtual training event, the implementation phase requires additional time and effort to ensure a positive learning experience for both the instructor and the participants.
Working from home used to sound like a dream for many office-dwellers before the COVID-19 pandemic made it a reality. Sure, the idea of rolling out of bed and checking emails in your pajamas with a coffee sounded great, but the reality has many people wanting to return to the structured days of working from the office.
As HR specialists, we know that having a difference in pay for men and women is not only illegal according to the equal pay act, but it creates an environment that can hold back amazing contributions from female staff. So wear red today for Equal Pay Day, and virtually show your support!
See Amy’s responses to questions about recruiting and retaining employees for modern businesses. In discussion with New Orleans City Business.