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4 videoconferencing blunders to avoid

We’ve all quickly learned both the efficiencies and quirks of videoconferencing. But how are we personally perceived inside that medium? Keep these tips in mind so you come off better when accepting that next video invite.

Free HR return-to-work planning tool now available

HR leaders looking ahead to a time when workplaces will reopen have a new planning tool to use, courtesy of the Conference Board nonprofit business research group.

Snapshot: COVID-19’s impact on Americans’ jobs

Low-wage workers earning less than $36,000 per year have been hit hardest by coronavirus-related job losses.

Employer liability is next coronavirus threat

As businesses around the country weigh the pros and cons of reopening, one question looms large: Could employers be held liable if employees contract COVID-19 while performing their jobs?

Coronavirus and the Workplace

Your guide to the coronavirus and HR.

Employers get high marks on handling coronavirus

Companies are rising to the occasion to navigate the pandemic, new research from staffing firm Robert Half shows.

Snapshot: Has the pandemic affected plans for spending on HR technology?

More than half of employers may change how much they spend on HR technology solutions in the wake of the coronavirus.

Applicant demands reflect lower expectations

In a February 2020 survey of upcoming college grads, 75% said they were not open to temporary roles and 80% wouldn’t accept part-time work. What a difference three months and a global pandemic make.

Return-to-work steps will prevent contact, exposure

When employers reopen their workplaces and get back to business, they will rely on a combination of physical barriers, sanitation and testing to ensure employees and customers aren’t sickened by the coronavirus, according to polling by the Mercer consulting firm.

EEOC: CDC safety guidelines don’t violate ADA

Employers are free to ask employees and job applicants if they have symptoms of COVID-19, screen them for illness and make them stay home if they test positive, according to the EEOC.