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Is Your HR Team Prepared for the New Normal?

June 04, 2020

(Updated 09/11/2020)

With the COVID-19 pandemic, HR teams are under more pressure than ever. There are many known and unknown variables around preparing new HR policies and complying with HR regulations for the new normal. This can be complicated and requires specific expertise to handle these situations.

To help employers understand the intricacies of these HR challenges, Armanino's experts have created this video series. They will talk about the most important issues in the market and how to resolve them as organizations get ready to return to work.

For more information and support on your HR issues, connect with Armanino’s HR Outsourcing team.

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Episode #8: How to Instill Confidence in Your Return to Work Plan

During these unprecedented times, you need to have a proactive and a reactive plan for communications, and you need to be prepared to adjust both. In this video, Armanino experts Jenn McCabe, Lisa Hagen and Vintage Foster share how to instill confidence in your return to work plan and establish the trust of your stakeholders. They also touch on how to communicate in the event of a positive case where you have to send everyone home again.

Episode 7: How to Reconnect With Employees

Your employees are the glue of your company, but as you prepare to return to work, remember that they may be coming back a bit different than they left. In this video, Vintage Foster, Partner at Armanino and CEO of AMF Media Group, addresses how to reconnect with employees, including what they are looking for, how to regain their trust and how to turn your staff into powerful ambassadors for your business.

Episode 6: How to Re-engage Your Stakeholders During This Pandemic

This pandemic has likely changed your world, but it’s changed the business landscape for your customers, vendors and channel partners as well. Do your goods and services still match their needs? And if not, how far can you stretch to keep their business? In this video, Vintage Foster, Partner at Armanino and CEO of AMF Media Group, addresses how to re-engage with each of these stakeholders and demonstrate your value.

Episode 5: How Should Organizations Update Their Travel Policies

As some organizations return to their traditional ways of working, HR teams should think about how to update their organization’s travel polices. Armanino’s HR experts Jenn McCabe, Lisa Hagen and Leslie Herrarte discuss the key factors you need to keep in mind when creating these policies, the different types of issues organizations are facing and how to solve them.

Episode 4: Return to Work, Part 3


Episode 3: Return to Work, Part 2

In this episode, HR experts Jenn McCabe and Lisa Hagen walk through the many issues organizations need to consider to mitigate risk in the new normal, from HR policy changes to insurance to the tax implications of having employees working remotely. They’ll also look at some new apps you can use to support your HR and operations policies.

Episode 2: Return to Work, Part 1

In this video, our HR experts explore Armanino’s new COVID Recovery Tracker, a free new tool for businesses that uses real-time, localized data to help you make decisions on reopening workplaces. They show how you can use the tool to track your area’s COVID-19 case numbers, foot traffic, travel patterns, government guidance and more.

Episode 1: How to Manage the Various Payroll Tax Relief Measures in the CARES Act

In this video, Armanino’s HR experts Jenn McCabe and Lisa Hagen explain the several tax relief measures in the CARES Act and how organizations can use them to their advantage. They also explore the details on how the Employee Retention Credits and Employer Tax Deferral work together.

June 04, 2020

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