You can register to access the recording of this podcast by Professors Bob Sutton and Huggy Rao offering guidance on how to lead with compassion while making tough decisions.
From the creators of the award-winning ShineText app: free resources to help you feel centered and invest in your mental health.
Concise and clear guidance from Forbes. Here is the one thing I would add: please exceed these guidelines in your own policies. Err on the side of generosity and compassion.
The Buffer shareholder update is an excellent example of the type of communication people want at this time: transparent, empathetic, data-driven, and clear. It comes from the leadership and People Team at buffer. They have a solid track record of demonstrating how to build a values-aligned culture that prioritizes both customer impact and wellness.
Goodwin Law provides a rundown of the immediate financial actions an HR team might need to navigate.
The fintech startup, Gravity Payments, shows how an open dialogue with staff can help organizations continue to deliver impact while doing what is possible for the financial wellbeing of employees.
This webinar recording from the Nonprofit HR team provides an understanding of the legal, financial, and practical differences among hiring freezes, furloughs, and layoffs.
This is a fantastic article by the Boston Consulting Group on what could be lasting behavioral effects of the crisis and how organizations can start adapting their thinking and products to match emerging needs.
SHRM breaks down the expanded paid leave provisions under FFCRA.
Josh Bersin provides insights into what HR Leaders around the world are hearing and prioritizing right now: Safety, New Way of Working, Going Digital, and Staff Wellbeing are vital.
A big thanks to Andrew Bartlow for providing this toolkit to ease some of that heavy burden. This kit includes templates for separation agreements, communication, and logistics plans. Layoffs are incredibly hard – hardest on those who are impacted, and also on the People Team members supporting the organization through the process.
This article by Jeanne Meister provides insights into the longterm impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. We had three takeaways: (1) The need to evolve skills and business models rapidly will accelerate 🚀, (2) Wellbeing will become non-negotiable (hopefully 💗), and (3) Distributed and remote work realities (skills, policies, systems) are here to stay 💻.
This article by Dave Ulrich, author and HR thought leader, outlines the four stages of responding to the Coronavirus crisis and the role HR Leaders play at each phase.
Thank you to David Ulevitch for creating a thoughtful, practical guide that gets to a much-needed level of detail.
For organizations that can manage work-continuity with fully remote employees, this is a powerful template to follow: it demonstrates compassion, generosity, and flexibility.
The most compelling part about this resource from the Boston Consulting Group is Exhibit 2, which provides a framework for workforce planning and optimization in response to the crisis.
Visier recently hosted a crisis management call on which Ian Cook outlined the three stages of crisis management: React, Respond, and Recover. He recommends these steps for the 'Respond' phase: (1) Identify critical employees, (2) Get an ongoing sentiment analysis tool/strategy in place, (3) Scenario plan talent needs, and (4) Assess and strengthen safety and resilience measures
Written by the CEO of 15Five, digital performance & culture solutions, this guide is thoughtful, comprehensive, and carries the weight of both experience and evidence.
A compilation of DOL announcement, employer FAQs, employer toolkit, plus webinar recording of how to apply it with compliance attorney Marilyn Monahan.
SHRM article outlines how to do the I-9 verification for non-essential teams working remotely during the shutdown.
Kieran Snyder, CEO & Co-Founder at Textio, shares insights into how leaders are feeling right now, what they are struggling with, and where their focus is.
If you are new to remote work as an organization, this is a fantastic one-stop guide for tools and practices you need to build up rapidly. It covers: (1) Communication & Collaboration, (2) Tools & Products Routines, (3) Productivity Lessons From Remote, (4) Work Mental Health.
This policy balances clear guidance and options with a flexible approach. All-in-all a great template for organizations to adapt to their culture and values.
A guide from Deloitte on identifying a leadership approach to deal with the crisis. One caveat: instead of centralizing all decision-making, I recommend a 3 part approach: Provide a framework, Gather input, Make the decision.
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