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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[…]

CoAdvantage Burnout

How to Protect Your Employees From Burnout: Unplugging From Work

CoAdvantage- Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, employees already had a hard time establishing firm boundaries between home life and work and fully unplugging from their job duties. A CareerBuilder survey from earlier this year (pre-pandemic) found that nearly half of workers “complete work outside of office hours,” including responding to emails at night and while[…]

CoAdvantage OSHA

Preventing and Dealing With OSHA Complaints During COVID-19

CoAdvantage- Since the pandemic began, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been flooded with thousands of complaints by workers concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19 in the workplace. Complaints allege a variety of incidents that may violate OSHA’s requirements that employers maintain safe working environments, including: Insufficient protective gear provided to workers[…]

CoAdvantage Outsourcing

The 3 Core Advantages Gained by Outsourcing Human Resources

CoAdvantage- Outsourcing HR gains three big advantages for businesses: time, money, and competitive advantage. Even better, outsourcing can have an outsized impact for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in particular; and this is true even if all your team does is offload transactional HR tasks to a third-party. But how exactly does outsourcing deliver these core[…]

CoAdvantage Workplace Bias

7 Tactics to Deal with Workplace Bias

CoAdvantage- In our recent article, we looked at the subtle red flags that may indicate workplace bias is a problem at an organization. But what happens next? If workplace bias is present and manifesting in the form of illegal harassment or discrimination, what can HR and employers do to protect their employees and keep the[…]

CoAdvantage Political

Tips for Managing Political Speech and Election-Related Discourse in the Workplace

CoAdvantage- If election-related political discourse is proving disruptive or difficult in your workplace, here are four proven best practices for managing how employees handle political disagreements to promote a civil and civic-minded atmosphere for everyone. DO: Establish formal policies that discourage political speech and activity at work. One easy option to manage political disagreements: turn[…]

CoAdvantage COVID-19 Testing

Is It Legal to Test and Monitor Employees for COVID-19 Infection?

CoAdvantage- In general, employers are prohibited by anti-discrimination and privacy regulations from delving too deeply into employees’ medical histories and conditions. However, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented threat to workplace health and safety, so the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidelines that specify employers may require COVID-19 testing and may require a[…]

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