Corporate environmental health and safety practices have become headline news amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations are under increasing scrutiny to ensure they’re adhering to proper safety guidelines as they reopen their doors. The way safety leaders deliver this information to their staff will have a significant impact on their ability...

Online learning, specifically microlearning, is increasing in popularity among safety professionals. The National Safety Council, for example, established the SAFER (Safe Actions for Employee Returns) program to help guide employers through the process of returning to normal operations after the pandemic. The program framework includes a focus on communications. Microlearning has...

As the world navigates the new workforce landscape, the demand for talent will only grow. Modern industry has received a drastic jolt in 2020 and, as digital interphases have become a critical need for some business, it's imperative that companies (across many more industries) act aggressively to close the tech...

It seems like Zoom has been on everyone's desk (or at least in their minds) for the past 3-4 months as part of a nationwide surge in virtual conferencing due to the COVID-19 outbreak and now we are faced with another controversial point to add to the remote conversation. Zoom...

With nearly 690+ million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, LinkedIn has made a name for itself as the largest professional network in the world and the platform continues to reinvent itself to enhance the user's experience. Last month, it rolled out a new its latest tool...

Jessica Nguyen was hoping to find one activity that could involve all 450 client services associates during her company’s annual community service day. But she soon realized it wasn’t a realistic goal with a workforce that’s spread over five states.“Each location has an interest in different activities, so I decided...

You might have to work from home - either because you and your team or business have always been virtual or because of emergent issues like the current coronavirus crisis -but that doesn't have to keep you from networking. Keeping in touch with your connections is always a good idea. Here are three easy...

You started your company with a mission that you believed in, and today it is incredibly humbling to see your staff truly take pride in the work they are doing. You have built a dream team that you can rely on, and now you are ready to start utilizing them in new ways to grow your...

Over the past few years, employers have started to use smartphone apps that give workers immediate access to their earned pay in return for a transaction fee of a few dollars. Now, there are signs that their use has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lower-paid workers are not the only...

More employees than ever are working remotely due to COVID-19, and some companies may continue to implement more flexible work arrangements even after their physical businesses reopen. Without the in-person oversight that onsite work offers, people are looking for tools and systems to self-manage their productivity. To help you find...

With over 88% of organizations encouraging or requiring work from home, workers around the world are swapping their office time for virtual time, which means days are spent on teleconferences. And we’ve all been on that teleconference call: the dog barking in the background, keyboards clicking in constant percussion, or...

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down, and staying home has become the new normal. Whether to comply with a local stay-at-home order or to heed public health social distancing guidance, countless businesses have sent their workforce home—to telework.  For some businesses, this was relatively painless due to...

Remote meetings are plagued with challenges. It’s often difficult to find a communication rhythm and flow, especially when there’s background noise or poor connection quality. As a result, people may feel detached or removed; they’ll engage less, be less present, and multitask more. Voices become lost, especially from people who...

With a new year comes new challenges, and few have become as problematic as online or cyber threats. Martin Giles, San Francisco bureau chief for MIT Technology Review, points out that there are a number of significant cyber threats for consumers, including data breaches, artificial intelligence, and cyber-attacks as weapons, and cryptocurrency hacks. While these...