Must Read Articles of 2020

Must Read Articles of 2020 600 423 Balance Point Team

The world was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Businesses were forced to adapt to the many changes that were thrown their way. As we prepare to put 2020 behind us, we’ve learned a lot from these challenging times. We share with you some of the most engaging articles from 2020 that will help you move towards a stronger 2021. 

Employee Handbook Misconceptions

When it comes to employee handbooks there are many misconceptions. Some employers trust their employees and don’t think it’s necessary to have one, others don’t know where to start when putting one together. With so many changes to employment law, it’s important to make sure your business and employees are protected. 

In this article we break down the most important parts of an employee handbook and why it’s so important. This will help guide you to ensure your employee handbook is compliant, current, and compelling. 

Will Work-Life Balance Be More Flexible?

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, family life and work life were shoved under one roof. Many of what we thought were short term changes, are actually a part of the new way organizations are adapting to new circumstances. 

Flexible schedules and distributed teams are becoming more common, offering employers a great work-life balance. In this article we discuss what the work-force will look like moving forward and how leaders in the workplace can help keep things on track.

Communication Solutions When Working With Remote Teams

While remote teams give businesses an opportunity to create a greater work-life balance for employees, communication is the key to making a successful transition.

In this article we review the tools needed to set expectations and help to keep employees delivering quality work. Equally as important, organizations need to keep a positive and engaged company culture to ensure your remote employees are happy. Check out the solutions we’ve detailed.

5 Biggest Challenges Managing Remote Employees

Managers might have years of experience in an office setting, but when employees are virtual certain key elements are missing. Although working remotely has it’s benefits, it also opens up its own set of challenges.

In this article we review the top 5 biggest challenges and how managers can effectively manage and overcome them. 

Why NOW is the Perfect Time to Invest in Learning Management

As businesses were forced to prioritize budgets and spending in 2020, a lot of training and learning management was cut.

Moving into the new year, now is the time to keep employees engaged, excited, and growing. In this article we the top reasons why now is the perfect time to invest in learning management and why you shouldn’t cut it from your business plan. 

To A Bright Future

We hope this quick recap of the “must reads” of 2020 gives you a refreshed mindset to plan what’s next in store for your organization.

If you need help achieving your goals and would like to streamline your processes, feel free to schedule a consultation with us.

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