Construction companies are in a strange scenario – Office personnel are trying to practice social distancing, while field crews are still necessary to job sites to operate “as normal.” Remember that routine you had when everything was done at the office? Yep, throw that away.
The Virtual Human Resource – Three Tips to Navigating Uncertain Times
With COVID-19 impacting the world, many employers are now requiring their teams to work remotely*, probably for the very first time. Fortunately, HCSS is set up so that ~90% of our team can perform their roles remotely. However, being that we have a primarily in-office environment, and culture, we’ve had to make some shifts in […]
No More Paper Timecards
I spoke to an HCSS user today who was trying to respond to a problem created by the fact that her payroll department is now working from home during the COVID-19 crisis. The company’s problem was that a handful of their employees fill out paper timecards to report time, and get paid. Their crews are […]
Holding a Meeting Online From Home
I wanted to share some of the resources online that are available to host a meeting or a video conference with coworkers or friends if you are not set up with one already. The hope is that this is a temporary situation, and finding an expensive vetted solution that requires training or monetary investment is […]
Prevent the Spread of Virus from iPads and Surfaces to Your Employees – Know the Facts
The public message to all of North America is that we have reached a critical point of infection where the Covid-19 virus will either spread wildly or, if proper measures are taken, we can work together to flatten the infectious curve until medical innovation can defeat it. For us, the major concern is that our […]
Ask The Chief – As an Estimator, What Should I Keep in Mind During the Coronavirus Issue?
Ray, the Chief, helps an HCSS user navigate the troubling worry of coronavirus and staying busy.