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  • A Message from Our CEO, David Secunda

    06/04/2020

    I am a white, privileged CEO. I benefit from a system that was built to help people that look like me to succeed. A system that harms, discriminates against, and under-represents my colleagues with a different skin tone. Earlier this week, while feeling a knot in my gut about what to say to my company about institutionalized racism and injustice, I watched the George Floyd video once again. This time, I was struck by the inaction of the other officers on the scene.

  • The Best Practices For Maximizing PPP Loan Forgiveness

    05/29/2020

    If you are a small business who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds, you might be scratching your head, wondering what you can use them for. Many small businesses are having a challenging time deciding what the best course of action for spending their forgivable loans are. Our CEO, David Secunda, recently sat down with a panel of experts on May 13th, 2020, to talk about all things PPP and PPP loan forgiveness.

  • How To Support Workers Through The Complexities Of Unemployment And Other Aid

    05/22/2020

    In our recent article about how to manage employee communication during COVID-19, we discussed the importance of continuing communication with employees who were let go or furloughed during these unprecedented times. Companies may be forced to make challenging decisions about their employees’ tenure at work. However, company leaders can still help out of work employees by working with them as they navigate the complexities of unemployment. Our CEO, David Secunda, recently talked with Sarah Vonnahme (a principal consultant at Cura HR) to discuss how to best help your employees through this challenging time.

  • How To Help Introverts And Extroverts Thrive While Working Remotely

    05/12/2020

    As social distance continues to be a part of the fabric of our lives for the foreseeable future, you might have noticed the impact it has on your employees. COVID-19 came abruptly in the eyes of many employees, and the transition to remote work hasn’t been easy for many people. COVID-19 Is Impacting Different Groups In Different Ways Across the spectrum, from introvert to extrovert, this transition has not been easy.

  • Contingent Workforce 2020 Infographic

    05/05/2020

    Leverage new work arrangements to boost agility and productivity In recent years, many organizations have tapped into the contingent workforce, but the future of such work arrangements is uncertain. Organizations want to know, “How important will the contingent workforce be over the long-term?” and, “If it is here to stay, how should we efficiently and effectively manage the hiring and onboarding of contingent workers?” Having a long history of supporting companies onboarding their contingent workforce, WorkBright was delighted to sponsor hr.

  • How To Balance Overcommunication And Micromanagement

    05/05/2020

    Communication is a hot topic right now. Everyone wants to communicate more effectively during this current pandemic, and the leading advice has been to overcommunicate. Our employees need leaders who will help them make the right decisions during this trying time. Unfortunately, we also know that overcommunication can quickly turn into micromanagement. Today, we wanted to shed some light on the topic of overcommunication and micromanagement. We hope that these tips the balance between overcommunication and micromanagement help your organization.

  • 10 Ways To Show Appreciation For Employees During COVID-19

    04/28/2020

    At WorkBright, we understand the value of showing appreciation and caring for our employees, customers, and the people around us. We’ve shared a ton of employee appreciation ideas on the blog before, and today we wanted to share a special blog post about showing appreciation to help employers through this current pandemic. These ideas will help you connect with the employees you have and show how much they mean to you.

  • 7 Ways To Manage Communication During COVID-19

    04/21/2020

    COVID-19 is still effecting companies across the country and the world. We all need to be more communicative during this stressful time. If you’re not communicating with your team, you are contributing to the stress that your employees are likely feeling right now. We need to go above and beyond with our communication due to remote work and the general anxiety everyone is feeling around the current pandemic. What message do you want to give to your employees who are struggling?

  • How To Support The Essential Workers In Your Company

    04/14/2020

    We are working in strange times right now. A lot of our content on the WorkBright blog has focused on remote workers, but we know that only a portion of employees can work from home right now. Many employees are still going into work because they do work that is deemed essential. We wanted to share some tips for employers on how to best support their essential workers right now.

  • 5 Tips That Will Help You Run An Effective Virtual Meeting

    04/07/2020

    Last year we covered hacks that you could use to conduct meetings in your office. With everything that’s happening, we wanted to shed some light on virtual meetings today. We have to keep up with business endeavors, even if our current time feels strange. These virtual meeting tips, coupled with the meeting hacks we showed you last year, will help you transition to virtual meetings effectively. 1. Take Time To Get To Know Your Technology First and foremost, you need to take time to get to know your technology.