Covid-19 Information Center
How has the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak impacted industries globally, primarily in human capital and talent acquisition, IT and technology in general? Below are the latest news on the ongoing pandemic which we will update daily.
Work-From-Home ETF Stock Index Coming Soon
22 April 2020
New York (CNN Business) - There's a good chance you're reading this story in your home office, given that the coronavirus pandemic has upended how (and where) millions of us are now working.
While some companies rarely require onsite interviews due to security concerns, or because they are recruiting for remote positions.
CEO of Smart City Works says location-tracking efforts like those used in South Korea, Singapore, and China may offer a solution, with privacy caveats.
In the face of a pandemic, many firms are trying to avoid layoffs and even hire. They are using virtual tools, including testing systems called virtual job tryouts, to select their potential new hires.
With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, language skills assessment tests like Versant can help businesses continue their talent recruitment strategy amid travel disruption and health safety risks.
Mobile Operators to Share Crowd Movement Database
24 March 2020
Reports emerge of unprecedented cooperation between UK telcos and government to provide people-modelling data to prevent spread of coronavirus.
How HR can Manage Ever-Increasing Remote Workforce
24 March 2020
Gartner has prepared guidelines for handling a pandemic and HR officials discuss how they are coping with the shift away from the office.
If your employees are asking about telecommuting to work, you may find that a telecommuting policy helps make things clear to them. Here's what you need to know.
How HR Leaders can Manage Covid-19 Talent Challenges
20 March 2020
Local and global decisions in relation to COVID-19 are disrupting business. LinkedIn, Amazon, Facebook and Google are among high-profile employers who have cancelled in-person interviews and limited employee travel.
Washington, DC (CNN Business)The United States' internet and wireless networks are coming under immense pressure to deliver reliable connectivity as schools and businesses confronting the novel coronavirus have shifted their day-to-day operations.
Work from Home: Better at Some Tasks, Worse in Others
13 March 2020
As companies around the world are forced to telecommute amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are grappling with the reality of working from home for extended periods of time.
Tips to be a Better Leader during Covid-19 Outbreak
11 March 2020
The coronavirus is causing uncertainty for people around the world. During a crisis, employees need effective leadership more than ever.
Companies are missing opportunities to connect on a more personal level with customers and partners as the coronavirus outbreak forces them to rely more heavily on video conferencing.
The coronavirus is having a devastating impact around the world, and it is affecting how teams work and communicate. Here are three ways your project management office can help teams stay in sync.
When entire regions are quarantined, home-bound people are overloading local switches, reducing international call quality and interrupting connectivity.
Global Slowdown Capping 5G Smartphone Sales
26 February 2020
First half of 2020 will likely be much weaker than expected for the 5G smartphone market, but a strong bounce-back is possible in second half of the year if the coronavirus spread is brought under control.
Business Pandemic Plans Amid Coronavirus
12 February 2020
The coronavirus is making pandemic planning a business issue, once again. The last time businesses had to consider this problem was in 2009, with the H1N1 virus.
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