Month: July 2020

COVID-19 and Employee Engagement: Survey Insights

The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Engagement As COVID-19 began to surge in the United States earlier this year, we were all faced with strict lockdowns and social distancing guidelines. Many workers lost their jobs, “essential employees” had new standard operating procedures, and many organizations moved their entire workforces to temporary remote work and telecommuting. …

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Fun, Family Activities for a Pandemic Summer

A Pandemic Summer We are halfway through summer and many working parents are realizing they have exhausted their list of “fun activities” to keep their children entertained during the pandemic. Seeing as COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise, it is clear that life will not be returning to normal anytime soon. To help you and …

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3 Ways to Promote Collaboration during COVID-19

The Importance of Collaboration Collaboration is a key component in organizational success. As explained in a recent Harvard Business Review article, collaboration allows organizations to pull together experts with unique, cross-functional perspectives to solve rapidly changing, complex problems that have long-term implications. This diversity of experience gives teams the opportunity to see risks and opportunities from …

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Naturally Boost Your Immune System to Lower Your COVID-19 Risk

The New Normal The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted our lives. It has changed the way we work, exercise, and interact with others, and it has many of us living in a state of fear for our health. Whenever we feel like we don’t have control over a situation, it is completely normal for fear …

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Questions to Consider When Adjusting Work Schedules

A Shifting Workplace COVID-19 has drastically changed the workplace in ways that have the opportunity to permanently change the future of many organizations. Leaders have been working to create successful remote working policies, work environments that benefit overall heath, and guidelines for safety protocols such a social distancing. One of the biggest changes to come …

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Preventing False COVID-19 Information from Spreading

The Spread of False Information There are so many false sources of information surrounding COVID-19, especially across social media channels. According to research published in Psychological Science, the more someone is exposed to false information, the more likely they are to spread it even if they know it is not true. As an employer, this …

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Protecting High-Risk Employees When Reopening

Reopening the Workplace After several months of sheltering in place, some states are beginning to open up and employers are beginning to create workplace reopening plans. However according to the PwC Study, “Reboot: Employees Want Safety and Wellbeing Prioritized,” 70% of employees state they won’t be able to return to the office or are uncomfortable about …

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July is Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month

UV Safety Month The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month. The main goal of this observance is to educate on the importance of protecting your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. This year is it especially important to spread awareness. Due to COVID-19, outdoor activities …

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How to Properly Wear a Face Mask

Why Wear a Face Mask As stated by the CDC, coronavirus can spread by interacting in close proximity of others through respiratory droplets produced by simply speaking, coughing, or sneezing. Studies have shown that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”), but they can still transmit the virus to others, as can …

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