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How employers can defend themselves against a COVID-19 claim

Workplaces need to be especially careful about COVID-19 when reopening, both to protect employees and customers but also to avoid any workers' compensation claims.

Building resilience when life is not perfect

Resilience isn't limited to just some people. You just have to work at developing this quality so you can make the most of difficult times.

Q&A: Consumer Brands brings leaders together for CPG Speaks

SmartBrief spoke with Ellen Davis, executive vice president of industry engagement at the Consumer Brands Association, about the success of the group’s virtual leadership series CPG Speaks.

A glimpse of 2021 global retail trends

Azoya’s Franklin Chu look at how the coronavirus pandemic as changed China’s retail market, and how those changes in consumer behavior could affect the US and global retail markets in 2021.

Q&A: API's Macchiarola discusses challenges of 2020, the future of oil and gas

Frank Macchiarola talks about the role in the petroleum industry in a changing world.

What did educators talk about, pre-pandemic?

Here’s a look at what our TechTips experts had to say in 2020, before the pandemic changed the course of schooling.

Q&A: ACC's Eisenberg on what lies ahead for the chemicals industry

Q&A: Ross Eisenberg Vice President, Federal Affairs of the American Chemistry Council

A picture-perfect approach to choosing leadership resources

How do you get the best knowledge to your employees? Think of it

Which of the following statements best reflects your situation related to getting promoted?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: Which of the following statements best reflects your situation related to getting promoted?

COVID-inspired lessons in HR leadership, development and employee experience

This year has permanently changed workplace leadership, as well as how HR approaches its role. Learn more from a Zendesk talent executive.

The essential leadership attributes of 2020

Leaders share the key lessons they've learned during 2020, and how enduring the pandemic can help us do better going forward.

A look back at 2020 with Pat Jones, IBTTA executive director and CEO

SmartBrief recently spoke with Pat Jones, executive director and CEO of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, to look back on 2020, a year like no other.

Datassential's 10 food trends to know in 2021

Here are 10 trends to know – 3 macro trends and 7 flavor and ingredient trends – that you should consider as you think about your 2021 plans.

4 ways to boost support for families of students with special needs

The transition from in-person to remote learning has been overwhelming for many families of students with special needs. Here are four ways teachers can help families work through it all.

Digital bank engagement at all-time high

Digital bank engagement at all-time high