New Normal

Post COVID-19 – what constitutes a ‘new normal’ workspace

Post COVID-19 – what constitutes a ‘new normal’ workspace

The recent lockdown has resulted in a mass shift to remote working with the homes of employees replacing the physical office. However, pre-COVID-19 fixed costs to maintain office spaces remain and continue to impact balance sheets at a time when organizations are assessing their economic forecasts for the year. With …

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Workplace 2.0™ — Taking Advantage of a New Culture of “Work from Anywhere”

Workplace 2.0™ — Taking Advantage of a New Culture of “Work from Anywhere”

For a webinar by the author on this topic, click here: Cresa Webinar: Workplace 2.0 As companies emerge from the mandated work from home environment, they will begin asking questions such as, “How do we get our employees back to the office and keep them safe?” and “How will we reduce costs in …

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Designing a Remote Worker Policy

Designing a Remote Worker Policy

There are a number of issues to consider when creating a remote work policy. Here are some of the bigger questions: Can remote workers fit into your organization’s culture?What positions can be performed remotely? (e.g. a sales position might be a logical “yes,” while a receptionist is obviously a “no”)How …

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Marketing for the New Normal

By nature marketers are a competitive lot. Nothing gets the adrenaline pumping faster than surpassing sales projections, beating the control, dislodging competitors, or nailing a long-awaited product launch. However, COVID-19 has completely pulled the rug out from under all our nicely laid plans. In these days and times, we can …

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Survey Results – COVID-19: The current situation and its aftermath

WorkAnswers survey of 85 people conducted 4/23-30/2020. What are your primary concerns right now? (You can select multiple choices) What are your primary concerns in the “post-COVID-19 World”? (Top answers) ConcernCountThe economy/slow recovery/high unemployment21The “New Normal”/Changes in society9Personal Safety/Safety of friends/family8Opening too soon/surge of infections after reopening5Childcare and effects on …

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Must Haves for Remote Workers

Must Haves for Remote Workers

Planning to allow your staff to continue to WFH (work from home) for the next few months and perhaps beyond? Here’s a few basics you’ll want to be sure to have in place for your remote staff: Establish your organization’s Remote User Policy — This policy will help ensure that …

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