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05
May

Stress, Fear, and the Pandemic: COVID-19 and “Coronasomnia”

It’s been almost two years since the onset of the pandemic, and more than a year since people from all over the world had close, physical contact with friends and family outside their homes. Work-from-home arrangements, people losing jobs, COVID deaths, and physical distancing have taken a toll on everyone, affecting not only their physical health but also their mental and emotional health. Coronasomnia: The Latest COVID-related Health Problem Stress, fear, uncertainty, and the lack of physical connection with loved...
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02
May

Top 3 Unhealthy Work-from-home Habits to Avoid

More than a year into the pandemic, not much has changed in terms of work-from-home arrangements. A lot of businesses are still operating fully or partially on a virtual platform, which means employees are still working from home most of the time. If your staff has been working remotely since the onset of the pandemic, it’s important to keep their health in check. Start with reminding them about work-from-home habits that could be putting their health at risk. TAB Answer...
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29
Apr

Digital Transformation: How Businesses Are Adapting to the Pandemic

At the onset of the pandemic, when lockdown restrictions were put in place to help prevent the spread of the virus, businesses had to halt operations for awhile; but what was supposed to be a weeks-long arrangement turned out to be longer than anyone expected. And with this came the realization that digital technology had to be fully integrated into business operations if companies were to survive the pandemic. What is digital transformation? In a nutshell, digital transformation is adopting...
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09
Apr

5 Ways to Motivate Employees in These Extremely Trying Times

In these uncertain times, how have you made your employees feel? Do they know that you’re someone they can always count on just as much as you count on them to keep your business running? Challenging times call for extra measures to keep your employees motivated; but more than this, you need to take whatever steps are necessary to encourage loyalty. How do you that? Check our recommendations below. Keeping employees motivated in the time of COVID-19 1. Be generous...
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07
Apr

4 Key Points on How to Make the Organization More Efficient During COVID-19

Even while economies across the globe have re-opened, businesses are still operating at limited capacity because we are still in the middle of a pandemic and the basic health and safety protocols recommended by the CDC and WHO are still in effect. This means people are still advised to remain at home, only stepping out when it is absolutely necessary. And all this translates to having fewer walk-in customers, limited number of clients allowed to visit establishments at a time,...
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05
Apr

Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Employee Productivity and Performance

When lockdowns were implemented across the country at the onset of the pandemic, employers and business owners worried that the work-from-home setup will negatively impact productivity. On top of this, they worried that businesses will not survive. Almost a year later, we look into how the pandemic has affected employee performance, taking into consideration several factors. 1. Personal and private workspace There are several advantages to working from home, and one that is most appreciated by employees is having their...
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15
Mar

Top 4 Things Businesses Can Learn from COVID-19

When governments around the world ordered cities and states to restrict movement, ban travelers, and basically force everyone to stay indoors, no one saw it coming even if the threat of COVID-19 was already looming in the horizon. No one saw how much the virus would disrupt lives and change the world as we know it. Businesses, in particular, didn’t expect to be challenged by a global health crisis. At the height of the pandemic, a lot of businesses closed...
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13
Mar

Top 3 Employee Concerns That Emerged in the Time of COVID-19

Safety is the No. 1 priority of everyone these days as the threat of COVID-19 remains. This goes without saying that employees returning to work at their physical offices have a few apprehensions as they fear returning to work will expose them to the virus and increase their risk for contracting the disease. These are valid concerns and ones that employers should address before asking their teams to return to work. Some businesses, however, have turned to external services to...
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