COVID-19 Resources

HR new normal

HR’s New Normal

HR’s New Normal 600 400 Balance Point Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all aspects of business, and HR is no exception. While many of the resulting needs have been immediate, the effects will be felt indefinitely. Here we explore how the role of HR is likely to change.

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Layoffs, Furloughs, and Terminations- What does it all mean?

Layoffs, Furloughs, and Terminations: What does it all mean?

Layoffs, Furloughs, and Terminations: What does it all mean? 600 400 Balance Point Team

Many businesses found themselves having to make tough decisions in order to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, perhaps the most difficult one was having to let valuable employees go. We explore what it means to layoff, furlough, and reboard.

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COVID-19 Related Employment Lawsuits to Watch

COVID-19 Related Employment Lawsuits to Watch 1350 900 Balance Point Team

In the early days of the pandemic, employers were forced to make critical decisions to protect their workforce and livelihood with little time, guidance, and resources. It is not surprising that some of those decisions may result in employment-related lawsuits.

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Time Clock Punching Protocol to Ensure Your Employees’ Safety

Time Clock Punching Protocol to Ensure Your Employees’ Safety 2560 1440 Balance Point Team

Employers are tasked with adapting their workplaces to ensure the safety of their employers. One area of concern is using a biometric device to punch in and out. These machines can be used safely, assuming certain preventative measures are taken. Here we present best practices.

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Recruiting Post COVID-19

Recruiting Post COVID-19

Recruiting Post COVID-19 600 450 Balance Point Team

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are still hiring. Recruiters however, are faced with a challenge—how to appropriately source, screen, hire, and onboard in a socially distanced world. Here are a few ways the recruiting process is likely to change and how you can stay on top of it.

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How to Create a Business Continuity Plan

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan 600 400 Balance Point Team

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been unprecedented challenges for many businesses. Now more than ever, it’s important to have a business continuity plan. Here are 3 crucial steps to creating one.

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The New Workplace Post COVID-19

The New Workplace Post COVID-19 2560 1920 Balance Point Team

It is anticipated that once COVID-19-related stay at home orders are lifted, life as we know it will be different for a very long time, perhaps altered permanently. We explore how the workplace may change and what the new normal may look like.

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Payroll Tax Deferral and the Paycheck Protection Program

Payroll Tax Deferral and the Paycheck Protection Program 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Ambiguous language left employers wondering about the payroll tax deferral and the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The Internal Revenue Service has provided much-needed clarity in the form of an FAQ.

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Engagement and the Remote Worker

Engagement and the Remote Worker 600 400 Balance Point Team

Whether remote working is part of your company culture or a necessity as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, ensuring that your team remains engaged and productive while working off-site is essential. We explore ways to create an environment where your employees can thrive.

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Assisting You During the COVID-19 Crisis

Assisting You During the COVID-19 Crisis 600 400 Balance Point Team

We understand that this is a challenging time and that resources and patience are running thin. It is our intent to help businesses navigate the changes in legislation so they can rebound as swiftly and soundly as possible from this crisis.

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