Monthly Archives: June 2020

How Do I Terminate Employees Remotely? Five Steps to Make It Easier.

June 24, 2020 | 286 views

How Do I Terminate Employees Remotely? Five Steps to Make It Easier.
How Do I Terminate Employees Remotely? Five Steps to Make It Easier.

It is always best to lay off employees in person. But we can’t do that right now, and chances are that we cannot do that for many weeks or even months to come. Our current pandemic’s historic, negative impact on the economy has businesses from hotels to construction companies reevaluating their staffing levels. Going forward, layoffs (and hiring) will more regularly occur remotely, and we have to shift our ways of handling a sensitive HR task.

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How Do I Know What My Employees are Doing Remotely?

June 17, 2020 | 310 views

How Do I Know What My Employees are Doing Remotely?
How Do I Know What My Employees are Doing Remotely?

Remote teams and employees are new to many of us. If we are fortunate, we continue to create solutions for our organization and our customers–even if it’s from home. As a manager, we may never have tracked productivity from afar. If you are the team member or manager who needs to demonstrate effectiveness and use of time, there are a few options for keeping everyone informed and on task.

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6 Scheduling Options to Protect Workers

June 10, 2020 | 262 views

6 Scheduling Options to Protect Workers
6 Scheduling Options to Protect Workers

The current workplace environment demands serious safety protocols. Multiple government and worker safety organizations have guidelines and requirements that you are scrambling to adapt to your own industry and work environment. In order to protect the greatest number of employees, you are now allowed to do the previously unthinkable: ask employees about symptoms of coronavirus, take temperature readings, and test employees.

Once considered eligible for work, the employees must then be protected in the workplace with design changes that encourage space around work areas. Personal protective equipment must be provided for essential workers, and we must make all efforts to stop the spread of a novel virus while still trying to run an organization smoothly.

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4 Pandemic Interview Questions to Add to Your List

June 3, 2020 | 317 views

4 Pandemic Interview Questions to Add to Your List
4 Pandemic Interview Questions to Add to Your List

I have been fortunate enough to continue in my role with ScheduleBase during this pandemic. It unexpectedly included a sudden, and unexpected, double role with a sister company. When you add all the issues that we’ve had to deal with lately, I realized how much I had to flex in order to succeed. Every workday is now different and, yet, the need to provide amazing service to our customers is unchanged.

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