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...
How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses

How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses

Guest Post: by Jeff Flanagan Businesses spend so much time worrying about what they can change that they often don’t think about how they’ll deal with what they can’t change. For instance, although most businesses are deeply concerned about taking the steps they need...