Chameleon Communicators Build Bridges

With more workforces working remotely through the COVID-19 epidemic, EANE has heard from many members who are still struggling to bridge communication gaps. Productive communications require clear delivery and reception of information – ideally in both directions. In other words, a well-communicated message isn’t just about delivering useful information, but delivering it in a manner …

Updated IRS Guidance on COVID-19-related Tax Credits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 31, 2020, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued its highly anticipated guidance regarding the tax credits available to employers under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”) and outlined a process by which such credits can be claimed. Additionally, and of particular significance, the IRS also included in its FAQs detail …

Self-Awareness Requires An Examination Of Your Blind Spots

Have you found yourself struggling to connect or relate to someone? Are you apprehensive working with some people because your style just doesn’t jive with theirs?  As we go through our day many times not aware of our impact on others or why we don’t connect well with certain styles/people.  There are a few techniques …

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Can You See/Hear Me Now? Conducting Effective Remote Interviews

Social distancing…Physical distancing… Connecting remotely with colleagues, friends and family has become part of our normal routine. As we navigate this new landscape, most of us are challenged with staying physically apart but keeping ourselves personally connected. This is not an easy task! Especially when we’re engaging new talent for our organization. Many organizations today …

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Reassessing Projects and Priorities

The last couple of weeks have been marked with unprecedented change and disruption for all employers.  Not only the level of disruption but also the pace in which it has occurred.  Companies are trying to stay on top of what it means to keep their workplaces safe, are forecasting and re-forecasting revenue projections for the …

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Self Care To Reduce Stress

We are living in a time where elevated anxiety levels is the norm. On top of being professional business leaders, we’re nervous about the economy, our health and that of our loved ones, we’re adjusting to new ways to get our work done with remote (or semi-remote) staffs, we’re home-schooling, and we’re watching/reading/hearing way too …

Tips For Conducting a Remote Layoff

In difficult economic times, employers may need to make the hard decision to lay off employees to ensure the viability of their business. To complicate matters, even more, the increasing number of remote employees can make layoff logistics difficult to navigate. There are many schools of thought on the best or most compassionate way to …

Considering Furloughs or Layoffs?

Major considerations for employers to focus on in uncertain times EANE is fielding numerous calls from members that are seeking staffing advice during this turbulent time that COVID-19 has brought to our businesses and our lives. So we thought we would leverage our video-conferencing technology to bring you this short video: Considerings Furloughs or Layoffs? …

Become a Virtual Meeting Ninja in 5 Simple Steps

If the idea of jumping into the virtual meeting world has got you… Stressed about technology Intimidated by the process Worried you’ll screw something up We’ve got something for you! 5 Simple Steps to get you moving through the virtual world like a Ninja! By the end of this 5-minute video you’ll: Know exactly how …

Employees Are Looking for Answers About Their Retirement Plans In Response To Market Changes

Employers around the country are making one tough decision after another for the present and future operations of their businesses.  Likewise, our employees are making life-changing decisions based on our changing circumstances and available information from day to day. Whether your employees are working remotely with the all-day news playing in the background, or in …