It’s been said that from crisis comes opportunity and given that the COVID-19 pandemic has handed us the greatest collective crisis in our lifetimes, it should stand to reason that we should now be in the perfect position to take advantage of the many opportunities that have emerged – if we know where to look.
Employers should recognize that the pandemic continues to take a devastating toll on the health, well-being, and economic security of tens of millions of Americans, and you should continue to do your best to provide a safe working environment while remaining sensitive to this new reality with every business decision you make.
But at the same time, you now have a unique opportunity to better the lives of your workforce and improve your business operations for years to come by examining some of the positive outcomes that have come from the COVID-19 crisis.
By taking the time to reflect on the improvements and initiatives implemented by other businesses to weather this storm, you might find a few nuggets that can aid in your recovery and your forward progress.
We collected insights from a cross section of attorneys in our firm covering a variety of practice areas and industry teams that range beyond the standard “we now realize the value of remote work” and “we can save on commercial real estate costs.”
Here then are a collection of silver linings (positive developments that may have come out of the pandemic) and opportunities (strategies for consolidating and leveraging some of these gains for future advantage).
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