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Strategic Planning

2021 crystal ball: HR trends to prepare for

11/24/2020
While there’s light on the COVID horizon, uncertainty won’t be tossed out with the 2020 calendar. In the coming year, HR departments will need to continue to adapt to changing health, economic and social conditions. Here are seven key trends to prepare for.

3 strategies to ease post-covid return to work

11/24/2020
As coronavirus vaccines start to appear as hopeful glimmers on the pandemic horizon, employers and employees alike have begun contemplating how the post-covid workplace will work.

8 questions office managers must address before return-to-work

11/07/2020
Before a possible influx of employees back into the office, make sure you’ve begun to explore solutions to the following dilemmas.

Restarting business travel? Plan for COVID hurdles

10/15/2020
Business travel during the pandemic is complicated and carries several restrictions and employment law considerations.

Business continuity: Make a plan to prepare for disasters

10/06/2020
Nimble organizations fare best when the unexpected occurs. The coronavirus crisis proved that. Being able to quickly adjust operations and staffing levels is an essential part of quickly getting your business running after danger passes.

Lean on your team for decision-making

09/25/2020
Making decisions is a natural part of being a manager, but you don’t have to go it alone. In fact, learning how to collaborate with your team for decision-making can improve group dynamics, reduce stress and uncertainty and make your staff feel like their voice truly matters.

8 tips to make HR effective in times of crisis

07/28/2020
As an HR pro, you probably played a key role in helping your organization survive the roller coaster of the Great Recession and the subsequent rocky recovery. The skills that were indispensable a dozen years ago can help you make sure HR remains effective as we weather the upheaval caused by the pandemic.

What have we learned from COVID-19?

06/12/2020
Leaders share tales of how their workplaces rose to meet the challenges of COVID-19.

Develop a plan to address negative publicity

06/11/2020
Lawsuits aren’t the only kind of negative fallout that can result from employment law violations.

As employees return to work, consider alternative schedules

05/27/2020
Alternative scheduling discards the usual nine-to-five, Monday-through-Friday in favor of arrangements that add time and space between employees. This expanded way of deploying your workforce creates a wealth of potential scenarios.