covid-19

  • COVID-19 Innovations and the Economic Impact              COVID-19 has burst the world economy bubble. It is now estimated that 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment since the onset of the virus. To put this into perspective, the unemployment rate has not been this high since the Great Depression. The Dow Jones Industrial Average 52-week…

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  • How To Safely Bring Employees Back to the Office During COVID-19 COVID-19 has altered our lives on both personal and professional levels. Shelter-in-place orders, masks, only essential stores open, working from home and hospitalizations of loved ones. Many states have begun reopening the economy in phases. Governors are following the guidelines set-forth by the President….

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  • Ways To Provide Community Support During COVID-19 COVID-19 has spread from country to country and is expected to grow exponentially in the coming weeks before reaching a plateau. The World Health Organization (WHO) is providing a breakdown of total (new) cases every 24 hours. But concerns reach beyond new-case numbers. In the past month, the…

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  • Over the past few weeks, life as we know it has altered significantly. Many companies have employees working from home during COVID-19. Universities have moved classes to a virtual format. Restaurants have closed. Cities are issuing “shelter-in-place” orders. We don’t know what will happen next and how long things will be this way, which is…

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  • Transitioning to Working From Home Full-Time And don’t forget to wash your hands! It’s so elementary, isn’t it? Yet it’s the thing everyone is saying right now: on media outlets, the punchlines of jokes, even the occasional email signature. Keep your distance. Don’t touch your face. Wash your hands. As someone who has been working…

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  • The Importance of FYOB When Telecommuting Hope everyone reading this is staying safe and healthy out there. I moved away from any city with a Motus office in August, and have been telecommuting, or working remotely, in Philly since. With the experience of those months, and the several years of intermittently working from home, I…

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  • A Legal Overview of Work From Home Reimbursement The world is a different place today than it was a month ago – or even a week ago. As businesses and individuals try to ascertain what the new normal will look like, one thing is clear: the workplace as we’ve known it is transforming. Working from…

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  • Keeping Your Remote Workforce Inspired and Engaged As the Motus team has shifted to an entirely remote workforce, there are a few ways that different teams are staying in contact, improving their work from home skills and just staying sane. Working from home doesn’t have to be so different from working in the office. You need the basics:…

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  • Has coronavirus economic impact affected your company? The coronavirus has been on minds and broadcasts the world over as cities, planes and cruise ships have been quarantined. Whether it reaches pandemic level proportions remains to be seen, though its recent outbreak in parts of Italy have certainly increased the chances of that happening. There are…

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