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December 3, 2020
A Survivalist’s Guide to Future-Proofing a Business
Surviving extreme life situations requires dealing with the most pressing life-or-death needs first, then building on incremental success at critical intervals and battling unforeseen challenges to make it through. Business leaders can apply the same strategies to guide their organizations through…
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December 2, 2020
WFH and Your Tax Return: A Guide
For many workers, the pandemic has meant working from home, often for months on end. But what does 10 months of remote work mean for your 2020 tax return?
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November 18, 2020
Retailer Survival and Success After COVID
In the pandemic shopping era, two key factors are giving certain retailers a boost – and even helping them thrive.
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November 12, 2020
Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely
Companies can be as productive remotely as they are in the office. But they need to strategize how to replicate the four things that teams miss most.
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November 12, 2020
After Vaccine Breakthrough, Eyes Turn to the COVID Supply Chain
Even with the federal program Operation Warp Speed projecting readiness for distribution, “coordination and funding” across the coronavirus supply chain will need to be better developed.
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November 11, 2020
A U.S. Economy Under Biden
How will a Joe Biden presidency affect the American economy, and what will it mean for the U.S. role in global economies, including China’s?
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November 9, 2020
How To Job Hunt Now
With a pandemic and a struggling economy, it’s not the easiest time to be job-hunting. These tips may help.
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November 4, 2020
Don’t Cancel the Office Holiday Party
Feeling a bit bah humbug about the prospect of a work holiday party this year? Don't skip it. In 2020, it's more important than ever.
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November 2, 2020
Ahead of Election Day: A Social Media Test for Companies
At a time when Americans are sharply divided about politics, corporate compliance officers are under pressure to talk to employees about ethical behavior, in the office and on social-media.
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October 29, 2020
How to Manage Holiday Conversations Like a Boss
As we head into the holiday season, lots of us are anticipating some awkward discussions about family traditions, superspreader events and COVID-19. Here are some management tips for navigating these frought conversations.
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