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Optimizing Your Workforce For Soft Skills

Why Soft Skills Are Key to Maximizing Workforce Productivity

CoAdvantage- The pandemic has proven one thing for HR recruiters: soft skills are indispensable. A survey from last July found that nearly two-thirds (60%) of respondents believe they now need to hire workers with skills that were not necessary before the pandemic. Soft skills topping the list include adaptability (68%), communication (60%), and technology proficiency[…]

Safety and Wellness Policies: 3 Strategies for Getting Employees Onboard

Safety and Wellness Policies: 3 Strategies for Getting Employees On Board

CoAdvantage- Compliance with COVID-19 safety precautions in the U.S. has been generally high but also indisputably inconsistent. A recent study from the University of Southern California’s Center for Economic and Social Research found that while more than 80% of respondents wore a mask in the last part of May 2021, nearly 80% also had close contact[…]

CoAdvantage Employers & COVID-19 Vaccines

Q&A: Employers and COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace

CoAdvantage- 1: Can I require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? In general, yes, employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. That said, employers may be required to offer exemptions or accommodations when required by federal or state regulations. For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) states that employees may be entitled to[…]

CoAdvantage Remote and Hybrid Workforce

4 Best Practices for Hybrid and Remote Working Arrangements

CoAdvantage- The rise of remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic – which we have written about previously here and here – is very likely to have a lasting impact on the workplace. Though we don’t expect a total conversion to remote working, hybrid arrangements where employees divide time between the office and working from home are[…]

CoAdvantage Resilient Workforce

Learn 6 Ways to Build a Resilient Workforce for Long Term Success

CoAdvantage- If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught the business world anything, it’s that a resilient workforce is a key factor in long term success, particularly when navigating crises and major disruptions or upheaval. Even if such a once-in-a-century pandemic does not occur again in our lifetimes, other emergencies, disasters, and crises will happen. The same[…]

CoAdvantage HR Lessons From COVID-19

4 HR Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

CoAdvantage- By this point, business leaders and industry publications have probably published millions of words on COVID-19 and its impacts on the business world. We ourselves have written previously about trends and long-term implications resulting from the pandemic. Frankly, though, the seriousness of the pandemic, and the weaknesses it uncovered in workplace crisis readiness, has[…]

CoAdvantage HR

Post-COVID-19 Workforce and HR Strategy: Preparing for the “Next Normal”

CoAdvantage- Is COVID-19 going to permanently reshape the workplace? If so, how? We’ve already addressed the long-term outlook for remote work, but it’s worth reiterating that work from home options are likely going to be a major part of the employment landscape moving forward. According to a survey from The Hackett Group, virtual work has[…]

CoAdvantage Telehealth

Telehealth in 2021: Trends and Challenges

CoAdvantage- Telehealth, or the delivery of health services via remote technology, has seen as much of a increase over the past year as remote working from home has. Virtual appointments were already on the rise before the pandemic. A 2019 study found that telehealth services grew by 53%, an already impressive number, between 2016 and[…]

CoAdvantage Remote Work

How Many Hours Should Your Employees Work Remotely?

CoAdvantage- Working long hours is tough on a person, can infringe on family time, and often upsets a healthy work-life balance. Moreover, longer hours can worsen health problems, which has its own set of workplace consequences, like absenteeism and higher health insurance costs. Remote work may also be aggravating the problem of long hours, with[…]

CoAdvantage Crisis

5 Ways to Turn a Crisis Into an Opportunity

CoAdvantage- Every crisis contains the seed of opportunity. As Winston Churchill said, “Never waste a good crisis.” Indeed, in normal circumstances, leaders and organizations frequently resist even smart or necessary change. Thus, a crisis situation can potentially generate the necessary urgency and motivation to make positive changes. As The Wall Street Journal writes, “A crisis[…]

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