CXR Recommends [Article]: A Global Shift in Workplace Disease Prevention (out of Japan)

At CareerXroads we’re no strangers to talking daily with Talent leaders about what’s on their mind. And lately, the concern that’s overshadowing most others (except that pesky “average time to fill” question) is related to COVID-19. In other words, how leaders are supposed, and expected, to prepare for what the Coronavirus might mean to the safety of their workforce and their business practices.

[CXR Members and Alumni are invited to this LIVE webinar chat about COVID-19 on Friday, March 16th.]

That’s why it was interesting to catch this Ogletree Deakins headline on Japan’s preemptive approach in the workplace geared towards slowing down the spread of COVID-19.

The rapidly developing public health situation presents a moving target for employers, particularly those with cross-border operations. Japan’s recent announcement may offer a few hints as to what the future holds for workplace environments in Japan and elsewhere in the short-term and possibly beyond.

Check out the article and get some details around the following bullets shared by author, Bonnie Puckett here.

  1. Remote work
  2. Videoconferencing technology
  3. Local commutes
  4. Company events
  5. International travel
  6. Sick leave
  7. Infection-minimizing protocols
  8. Employee benefits
  9. Employee anxiety

Regardless of your membership status, you can join some of the conversations taking place about COVID-19 within the new CXR Talent Management eXchange here.


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Chris Hoyt

A veteran of recruiting and HR, Hoyt is a sought-after speaker with presentations including national conferences with SHRM, LinkedIn, HR Technology, ERE and others in the USA as well as UNLEASH, iRecruit, Australasian Talent Conference and more abroad. Chris has been promoting and leading full scale and enterprise-wide integrations of social media and mobile marketing within workforce strategies for his entire career. His expertise and passion for interactive/social recruiting, candidate experience, and both national and international recruiting strategies are all areas that Hoyt now leverages as co-owner and President at CareerXroads, a Recruiting/Staffing consulting and think tank organization that works with corporate leaders from around the world to break out of traditional recruitment practices and push the envelope in an effort to win the ongoing war for top talent.

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