The world's greatest lessons are those often learned while overcoming great duress. Every champion—athletic, industrial, or otherwise—can tell an impressive story about an against all odds persistence and performance moment (whether personal or systemic).
An employee development plan is essential to strengthening engagement in the most normal of working times. And now, with many personnel working remotely, growth and development initiatives may be more significant than ever.
As businesses everywhere continue to reassess the systems and procedures they have in place, the integral role of workforce management solutions to workplace health and safety should not be overlooked. We're not just thinking about workforce management as the first point of exchange for employee sick leave accruals and time-off requests. We're highlighting how today's solutions can act as a line of personal and organizational defense.
It's safe to say that the response to COVID-19 has challenged many workplace norms. Employers who resisted the idea of allowing employees to work from home no longer have a choice in the matter due to shelter-in-place policies for everyone but the most essential service providers. But just as the old guard of mandatory onsite work is being put to the test, other norms are shaking up as well.
Most Workforce Central customers are no doubt familiar with its responsive and user-friendly interface on desktops, but far too few have taken advantage of this solution's native mobile capabilities.
It's probably safe to say that mobility in the workplace, while nice, has never been more necessary. State after state is combating the spread of Coronavirus with "shelter in place" policies, leaving many workers tied to their homes and many employers little time to react.
As companies nationwide begin to take proactive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, the ability to adapt fast has rarely been more necessary. Wherever possible, working from home is highly recommended for all employees, not just for those who feel sick or pose risk due to recent travel.