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Applicants during COVID19

At this time, I'm not receiving as many applicants as normal. If you are hiring, I'm curious to know what are you seeing. Are you getting a good turn out in the number of (experienced) applicants received during the COVID19 pandemic? Are people choosing to stay on unemployment benefits due the additional pandemic money received through unemployment benefits? 

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16 yesterday

COVID 19 Regulations?

Good Morning,  Wanted to see if anyone had advice on what guidelines I should follow at my new start up when it comes to COVID 19.  For example, are there specific flyers I have to have up, do I need certain testing requirements? Please let me know!

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2 Friday

Here’s How I’m Pivoting

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: COVID-19 has caused me and countless entrepreneurs to reassess our business models in both the long and short term, and many of us have had to pivot in new directions.But even though this change can be difficult and frustrating, considering all the time and effort that went into building up your pre-pandemic business, I know firsthand that it’s possible to adapt.Successful entrepreneurs find ways to create solutions to people’s needs, especially in times of crisis...

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1 Thursday

Staffing during COVID times

What is the best way to staff up when you open your business again?  We are a small retail business that are open to the public but not all staff are comfortable about coming back to work and being in front of the public even with sanitation and limited customers in the store.  How have you made the decision to open your business?  I initially communicated our opening and thought I'd have enough staff but those who interact with walk in customers and initially said they would come in are not com...

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3 2 weeks ago

How are you keeping employee morale up during COVID-19?

The average person spends more than 90,000 hours in their lifetime at work. Supporting your employees and taking care of yourself during this time is a crucial part of staying healthy and engaged. We've compiled some tips for maintaining a positive state of mind, staying connected and time management tips. How have you been staying motivated? Do you have any tips for boosting morale during this time? 

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3 2 weeks ago

Covid 19 Job Applicants

I recruit for a sales driven company. Currently I am having issues (like others I have seen on this forum) with the amount and quality of applicants. My questions isn't to figure out how to fix this, but to see if anyone has seen any other research driven posts on any other websites that can provide further insight to just how big of an issue this is. I have googled to see if any other companies are dealing with this but only come across "Companies hiring during Covid." Things I have tried were-...

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1 2 weeks ago

Human Resources

How do you handle employees that say they will come back to work during COVID, they have been allowed to work flexible hours but then they rarely come in.  They always have excuses about why they have not come in OR when they come in they have not completed the work left for them?  I am trying to be sensitive to this employee but they are making it hard.  We are not fully open but back office work has started up again and this person is not keeping up with requests. I'm going to have a hard disc...

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3 2 weeks ago

Loans and Additional Funding for Small Businesses

Loans can be used for a variety of reasons including a company’s mortgage, working capital, new equipment or disaster relief. There are SBA loans, PPP loans and lenders who can provide financial assistance during this time. Have you recently applied for a loan? What was your experience? Get advice and share your experience below.

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1 3 weeks ago

How are you keeping your customers and employees safe?

A number of employers have told us they're cleaning and sanitizing more, giving employees the ability to work from home if possible, closing public spaces and asking employees to wearing some sort of face covering when they have to interface with the public. See our list of best practices here. Have you communicated with your customers your new policies during this time? If so, what was the response?

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2 3 weeks ago