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CoAdvantage Human Resources

HR Outlook 2021: How COVID-19 Will Affect Human Resources in the New Year

CoAdvantage- Undoubtedly, most of us are glad to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror and look forward to 2021 with the hope that this year will see life return to normal as the pandemic recedes. Still, COVID-19 remains with us as we head into the new year and will likely continue to cast a long[…]

CoAdvantage Records Retention Schedule

Why Small Businesses Need Records Retention Schedules for Records Management

CoAdvantage- Businesses today must manage mind-boggling amounts of information, data, and records. In 2020, the sum total of data in the world equaled about 40 zettabytes (or about 40 trillion gigabytes)! And the data we manage is growing fast; in 2010, there was only an estimated 1.2 zettabytes. The proliferation of business information creates challenges[…]

CoAdvantage Remote Work

The Top 3 Implications of Remote Work Over the Long-Term Due to COVID-19

CoAdvantage- Remote work – or working from home (WFH) – is here to stay. It was already on the rise even before COVID-19, growing by 91% over the past ten years. But with the pandemic, it has become the new normal. In fact, many organizations are now already planning on telework as a long-term practice.[…]

CoAdvantage Mentorship

How to Use Mentorship Programs to Promote Workforce Diversity

How does mentoring help in the workplace? The answer is deceptively simple: mentoring or coaching (1) connects the dots between training and work output, and (2) creates and motivates a career track that mentees can follow. And it’s good for business: one study found that every $1 invested in a mentoring program returned $1.50 thanks[…]

CoAdvantage Work-Life Balance

Mastering Work-Life Balance in Small Businesses

CoAdvantage- Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, people weren’t exactly maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Gallup had reported that American workers spend an average of 47 hours per week on work. Now they spend more time than ever: since the pandemic struck and led to many employees working from home, the average workday has extended[…]

CoAdvantage Diversity

Diversity Program Effectiveness, Part 2: How to Make Diversity Work for You

CoAdvantage- In our previous post in this series, we looked at the real-world benefits of diversity programs – better financial performance, improved innovation, insulation from legal and regulatory action – but noted that many diversity initiatives not only fail, they often outright backfire. Why? What’s happening with diversity initiatives that makes them so difficult to[…]

CoAdvantage COVID-19

Workplace Wellness Best Practices During Fall and Winter for Both Flu and COVID-19

CoAdvantage- What happens if the COVID-19 pandemic, when it collides with the seasonal flu this winter, turns into a “twindemic” with both illnesses running rampant? The prospect has health experts worried. “We could see a perfect storm of accelerated COVID-19 activity as people gather more inside in particular, as they become increasingly fatigued with the[…]

CoAdvantage Understaffed

7 Tips if Your Office Is Understaffed Due to COVID-19, the Flu, and/or the Holidays

CoAdvantage- Between COVID-19 surging in the U.S., the onset of flu season, and a full spate of holidays approaching, employers are at higher risk than ever of staffing shortages. Here are 7 tips for surviving over the short-term with fewer than normal workers available. 1: Triage strategically. Getting work done when short-staffed depends on clearly[…]

CoAdvantage Diversity

Diversity Program Effectiveness, Part 1: If Diversity Helps, Why Does It Often Fail?

CoAdvantage- Diversity programs have the potential to produce enormous benefits for the organizations that embrace them, but all too often efforts fail to generate the desired results. Why? It’s important to understand that, yes, inclusivity and representation are not only right in principle, they also legitimately produce business value when translated into smart programs designed[…]

CoAdvantage Political

The Ultimate Guide to Navigating Political Tension and Fostering a Positive Work Environment

CoAdvantage- 2020 has seen a lengthy, emotional, and frequently tense race between two candidates strongly and passionately supported by each of their core bases. In this kind of environment, it’s easy for post-election day talk to tip into dangerous territory that can lead to temporary or ongoing fractures between different groups of employees with strongly[…]

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