As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is impacting both our personal and professional lives, we wanted to share some resources that you and your team can utilize to maximize your use of technology as well as some company resources provided by the federal government for small businesses. With that said, lets get to the good stuff!
Apple has done a great job providing resources on their website to stay healthy. They’ve also developed an online tool you can use to self screen. The tool lets you answer a few simple questions if you think you may need to see a doctor to get tested for COVID-19. Click here for additional information on how to start the screening process.
Businesses around the country are doing their best to adapt to our new temporary normal. In an in depth article by Catherine Thorbecke of ABC news, she goes into the various shifts in strategy that different industries are taking in order to stay afloat. Strategies include an increase of telecommuting and what it takes to keep your team engaged while they work remotely. Click here if you’re interested in learning more!
The federal government passed a 2.2 trillion dollar rescue package meant to help small businesses stay afloat via loans through the Small Business Administration. For a full breakdown of what the rescue package includes, please click here. The loan is meant to help offset costs related to operating expenses like employee salaries and rent payments for your office. The goal is for organizations to use these loans to avoid layoffs and help pay for normal operating expenses. For more information on loan options and how to apply you can click here
We hope you’ll find these resources helpful and keep an eye out for future posts as we continue to share best practices and helpful resources!