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HR Role During Economic Uncertainty

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in economic uncertainties for many families and businesses alike. Employees are worried that they may not continue to have a job, be able to pay their bills and take care of their families.

They are concerned about their health and the health of their family and friends. Some are still grieving with the sudden losses due to COVID-19. There is so much pain and uncertainty.

On the other hand, employers are unable to make strategic plans regarding markets, growth and finance. Many have seen revenue contract due to closures, and reduced demands for services and products.

While this uncertainty is concerning for both parties, for employees it is personal and can affect productivity and morale.

Therefore employers cannot ignore employees’ concerns, but should create a safe space for discussion and guidance. Many small and mid-sized companies don’t have a dedicated and knowledgeable HR contact who is able to fully support their employees.HRDelivery Inc. can partner with your company to provide support and guidance in handling these sensitive matters.Let’s discuss ways we can help.

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If there is no support or communication, employees will spend time discussing their concerns with co-workers, share wrong information and assume the worst. This will result in your best employees finding other jobs and low productivity for those remining in your employ. Let HRDelivery partner with you to provide guidance and support for all of your people concerns.Employees are paying close attention to the way they are treated during this time. Oftentimes, it is not what is done but the way it is done that determines how past and current employees view a company.

Call us today to discuss that partnership. We can help your company survive any strife during these challenging time.

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