Written by: Lorrie Coffey, Horizon Point Consulting Last week I had the privilege of leading a workshop in partnership with the Huntsville-Madison Chamber of Commerce to discuss Business Continuity Planning with leaders in our area. The Covid-19 Pandemic caught many organizations unprepared and they have struggled through how to keep their business going during this time. One reason for the lack of preparedness is misconceptions organizations have regarding Business Continuity Planning. Misconception #1: My organization doesn’t have the time to create a Business Continuity Plan. And besides, we’ll never need it. Yes, Business Continuity Planning takes time. It’s not something
Written by: Lorrie Howard, Horizon Point Consulting Hurricane Florence had residents and businesses along the East Coast scrambling to prepare for what could have been a catastrophic event. Even though the storm was downgraded, it still had a major impact on some areas hit. My mother, who lives in Northern Virginia, found it hilarious when I called her and made her go down the storm preparation checklist: Non-perishable food? Check. Flashlights and batteries? Check. Candles and matches? Check. Bottled water? Check. Of course she had each item, but I had to make sure just for my own peace of mind.
4th Webinar – Compensation is Cool! Date: July 9, 2020 Time: 1 to 2:30 PM CT Register Here Event Description: Big data is at our fingertips, but are we really sure what to do with it? Companies who utilize data to create distinct compensation plans have more success with hiring, performance management, streamlined financial processes, and more. This workshop will cover best practices and resources for finding and utilizing data to make strategic, competitive compensation and benefit decisions.Content includes: Case studies on compensation plan design Resources for finding data and the value and methods for using regional wage surveys to
My 13-year-old came to me last week and said “Mom, we are living through history. In five to ten years, kids will learn about this pandemic in history class and I’ll be able to say ‘yeah, I was there’!” And he’s right. Students will hear about how our world came together to fight COVID-19. They will be amazed by the fact that we quarantined, that so many businesses had to close their doors, but hopefully, they’ll be inspired by the way we innovated to overcome this pandemic and support those in the front lines. I don’t know that we ever