All businesses depend on cohesive and effective employer-employee relationships. In an era of unforeseen circumstances like the Covid-19 pandemic, the need to keep businesses afloat may cause strain in these relationships, thereby leading to a drop in employee output and morale. While these are trying and new times for all, employers and organizations must seek to calm the fears and anxieties of their employees.
This question isn’t black & white, and you may get a variety of answers. Some project managers may focus exclusively on output, where others may focus on the core competencies required to achieve the required output. Although both answers would be correct, there is a difference between being able to answer the question and prove the results in the work you do.
COVID-19 has presented a unique challenge for subcontractors, causing them to quickly learn how to navigate scheduling impacts. While many projects have seen scheduling disruptions, others, particularly those involving education, transportation, or health-related facilities, have seen their timeline accelerate, causing project managers to need to be able to maximize efficiency. And these changes don’t just affect the schedule; project managers are now tasked with assessing the best way to balance on-site operations with health measures that guarantee workers’ safety.
In a matter of days, 2020 went from being“business as usual” to anything but. The world is wading through the crisis of a generation, and as a business owner, eyes are on you. Your employees and community are looking to you for consistent, steady leadership to bring them through this difficult time. Here are six steps you can take.
To say that COVID-19 has changed the way we do business would be to make a gross understatement. From the time it hit American shores, it not only upended the way we do business and think about business, but it has completely revolutionized the way we plan future business operations, as well. Despite the virus nearly shutting down all forms of “non-essential” business, small businesses have managed to eke out an existence by pivoting to remain as present as possible with their customers. Now that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and we might just be emerging from the chaos of COVID-19, it’s time to examine consumer trends now emerging that impact the small businesses of tomorrow.
Since COVID-19 forcibly shut down much of the world economy, business owners have had to rethink their entire marketing strategies. What started as a typical year has turned into anything but ordinary. Now, it’s imperative to adjust plans to stay relevant and viable as a business during an economic downturn. So what can you do to keep your business moving forward? Here are seven steps to take.