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CEOs Ponder COVID-Imposed Risks Alongside Employee Retention

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CEOs Ponder COVID-Imposed Risks Alongside Employee Retention

Business Employee Retention

For the last 18 months CEOs have struggled to respond to the risks to their workforce and consequently to their business resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Government enacted benefit programs, debates over mandating face coverings, vaccinations, the rising fears of the Delta and other variants of the virus along with information and misinformation on mainstream blasted through social media outlets have only increased the complexity of managing employee concerns and business productivity. In the mist of the pandemic chaos, it’s vital that Human Resources is working with CEOs of small and medium-size companies to take proactive initiatives to engage these issues and manage the hesitation as well as employee fears in the workplace.

 

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The Nuances Of Employees Returning To Work, Post Pandemic

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The Nuances Of Employees Returning To Work, Post Pandemic

Return to office work from home

While employees may be getting used to their new working environments from home over the past year or so, HR experts say employees need to start returning to their offices. The list of reasons drags on, but factors include decreased productivity working remotely, poor working conditions at home, managing employees is more difficult, obstacles with training new employees, camaraderie is missing, employee mental stress while at home is rising, increased drinking and drug use on the job, increased anxiety, and office space cost.

 

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Employee Engagement While Working From Home

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Employee Engagement While Working From Home

Work From Home Zoom Calls

Here we are over a year after the COVID-19 pandemic closed office doors throughout the country and employees were forced to quickly adapt to their new at home working environment. The pandemic has unquestionably strained employers and HR professionals to alter how they operate and added means to communicate. And although more and more individuals have the opportunity to become vaccinated, most organizations do not see the workplace going back to normal any time soon. If a business has not done so already, it is imperative to implement a remote work policy outlining expectations for work hours and necessary measures for security of company information and publish to the Employee Handbook.

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