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Stay ever-present when working remotely

Do you worry that if you’re away from the office and mixing face to face with colleagues for too long, they’ll simply forget how important you are? There are ways to keep injecting your presence even from far away.

Feds’ guidance on return to work, reopening

Prepare for your employees to return to work by familiarizing yourself with these recommendations.

Work from home: To track productivity or not?

For many employees and employers, the transition to remote work has been less than seamless. Employers—striving to maintain output under difficult circumstances—must balance business needs against human factors.

SHRM survey: Most small businesses could fail

New research released by the Society for Human Resource Management warns the state of small business could go from bad to worse, as more than half of business owners said they expected to be out of business within six months.

OSHA publishes new translations of coronavirus safety poster

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has translated its “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster into 11 languages in addition to English and Spanish.

Formalize remote work with telecommuting guidelines and agreement

Now is the time to start bringing order to the telecommuting process. Here are some guidelines, including a sample telecommuting agreement.

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?