Once upon a time, we were normal. Employees worked primarily in company offices, with some more progressive workplaces allowing their teams to work remotely. Unemployment was at the lowest it’s been in decades, the economy was being driven by record highs in the stock market, and life was good. Until it wasn’t. The coronavirus has […]Read More
How COVID-19 and social distancing is changing the workplace.
By Sabina Nawaz The chatter in our cafeterias and conference rooms is replaced by the disquiet we’re experiencing inside our socially-distanced bubbles. From general malaise to specific maladies, many employees are afflicted by stress and anxiety that make brushing teeth and cooking a meal feel like the day’s crowning achievements. My clients, executives in a variety of […]Read More
By J. Stewart Black Videoconferencing has been around for more than 20 years. Until the pandemic, though, you would find that many if not most people needing to attend a meeting remotely would be calling from a real conference room full of their teammates. Today, we’re routinely holding videoconferences that are 100% virtual. And that introduces a […]Read More
By Mursal Hedayat We have all been touched by the Covid-19 pandemic in some way – but the impacts have been far from equal. Early evidence shows that low-paid workers and people from ethnic minority backgrounds are among those who are disproportionately affected by the virus. And its creeping spread to even more vulnerable parts of the world, such as refugee […]Read More
By Seth Cohen As more Americans emerge from their homes and resume their day-to-day routines, there is a new casualty stemming from the coronavirus — hazard pay. To understand why, first we need to go back in time. When the highly contagious virus first gripped the nation, there was a prevailing sense by business owners that […]Read More
By Pavithra Mohan Since March, there have been endless predictions from futurists and Twitter pundits alike on how the coronavirus could shape the future of work, reconfiguring everything from office layouts to daily commutes. But leaders at Time’s Up—the initiative borne out of the #MeToo movement to combat workplace sexual harassment and assault—felt like something was noticeably absent from […]Read More
By Garen Staglin In the past few months, and for the foreseeable future, employers have been or will begin soon to strategize ways to support employee mental health as workforces around the world continue to adjust to new work environments, the persistent risk of Covid-19, and an uncertain future. It takes a collective effort and […]Read More
By Alex Tsepko To say the coronavirus has had an impact on the way the world “works” would be an understatement. In a matter of weeks, we’ve gone from a society that sees remote work as a luxury, or even a “freelancer lifestyle,” to realizing the vast majority of jobs today can be done from […]Read More
By Rebecca Zucker Most of the country has been sheltering in place and working from home for some time now. This change came with obvious challenges to getting work done for those who live with others — be they roommates, partners, spouses, or children. Then, there are those employees who do not have others at […]Read More
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