How to Be CyberSmart in a COVID-19 World

How to Be CyberSmart in a COVID-19 World

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, established in 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. This year’s theme is: “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Like so many activities in 2020, COVID-19 has introduced a layer of complexity...
How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work

How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work

We’re nearing the end of the beginning. The gates are lifting. States and businesses around the country are starting to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption – and business leaders are preparing their people and spaces to return to on-site work. But we...
How to Create a Skills Inventory and Why it’s Important

How to Create a Skills Inventory and Why it’s Important

In business disruption, a skills inventory can help align company goals with employee performance. Here’s how to create a skills inventory along with seven skill inventory benefits that can advance your corporate strategy. While no one knows exactly what skills a...
Business Continuity: How Can Competency Management Help Now?

Business Continuity: How Can Competency Management Help Now?

Tom Grobicki, Avilar CEO, has long been a proponent of using competency management programs for business continuity purposes. We had a chance to sit down with Tom for his perspective, lessons learned from previous business continuity challenges and practical tips for...
Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

As of this writing (February 27, 2020), more than 82,000 people in nearly 40 locations internationally have been infected with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19.” More than 2,700 people have died. While...