Ford bans business travel after two employees test positive for COVID-19

Ford is banning all business trips after two of its employees based in China tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that’s sickened over 90,000 people around the world and over 100 in the US. The employees have been quarantined after being diagnosed with the disease and are now recovering, according to Bloomberg. Ford is prohibiting all travel, international and domestic, until March 27th, and will revisit the ban on a weekly basis, Bloomberg says. The automaker is the latest major corporation to ban or strongly discourage air travel as COVID-19…

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How to Ensure Career Opportunities for Employees

If HR professionals aren’t focusing on company wide career development programs in 2015, a new study show they’ll regret it in 2016. Recent research (PDF) conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) revealed that career advancement opportunities were highly important to nearly half of everyone who was surveyed. The study, referred to as the Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement report, clearly shows that as the economy improves, your enterprise might lose talent if you are not investing as much in workforce development as your competition. Based on the findings found…

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Ways you can make your employees de-stress at work

Ways you can make your employees de-stress at work Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, said – The way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers. And, yes, this is the ultimate truth. So we suggest few changes you can make at your office place and pamper your employees! ​Foot massagers Nothing relieves your stress more than a brilliant foot massage. You can install a couple of foot massagers in the break-free area of your office and see the happiness it brings to the lives…

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