A human-centric approach to layoffs and furloughs

April 23, 2020
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Leadership is never easy, but the COVID-19 crisis is presenting leaders with the greatest challenges many have ever faced. Below, we share a summary of options available to reduce labor costs, a decision-making framework to determine who will be affected, and examples from leading companies on what to do and what to avoid when implementing […]

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Addressing the Top 3 Leadership Challenges of COVID-19

April 9, 2020
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One-month into the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve found that the major management challenges facing leaders today fall into one of three categories: Employee burnout Balancing the personal and professional sides of employee relationships Employee isolation We are sharing the best and brightest tips leading companies are using to address these concerns and keep their teams healthy, […]

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Furloughs, Layoffs, and Retooling Through COVID-19

April 3, 2020
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Inspire has been fielding daily calls from HR and business leaders looking for help understanding the implications of furloughs, layoffs, or retooling their workforce. This is a tough part of the job that HR professionals are uniquely qualified to manage, though it’s quite hard to do. No matter how COVID-19 affects your workforce, these four […]

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COVID-19: Global Examples U.S. Companies Can Learn From

March 25, 2020
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U.S. companies can learn from employers who are weeks or (even months) ahead of us in the colossal disruption to their industries and workplaces from COVID-19. We are sharing the best practical examples from the global field. We hope one or more of these ideas can help your company as you navigate these times. 1. […]

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How Leading Companies Are Addressing COVID-19

March 20, 2020
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We all want to know: how are other companies dealing with this unprecedented situation? Inspire is committed to providing answers and will continue to share more as further information becomes available.  We work with companies large and small—from Fortune 500 to nimble start-ups and everyone in between. We see a wide range of organizations, departments, […]

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Coronavirus + the Workplace: Tips for HR and Business Leaders

March 3, 2020
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This article was updated on March 12, 2020. Cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) are now confirmed in all 50 states; it’s clear that the impact on people and businesses is significant; and the 24-hour news cycle is providing non-stop coverage. It’s no wonder your employees have fears and questions about coronavirus and what it means for […]

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