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This is a crowdsourced collection of resources for HR and business leaders to help inform and support Coronavirus response plans. Here you’ll find a curated collection of public Coronavirus response communications, templates, news, remote work, hiring impact,
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Special thanks to...
Coinbase, Hung Lee, People Tech Partners, , ADP, Snyk, Travel Bank. Gray Scalable, Handshake, Lattice, LifeLabs Learning, Fictiv, Front, Duolingo, Data Republic, Western Washington University, Thoughtexchange, Smartsheet, DMZ, Thrive Digital, Tech:NYC, HR Open Source, Celinda Appleby, Stacy Zapar, Brian Ross, Laurie Ruettimann, Jessica Yuen, Suzy Tonini
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COVID Response Plans
Including action items, email templates, checklists, tips
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For employees on responding to COVID-19 (including phased approach)
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(thank you Coinbase!)
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(thank you Coinbase!)
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(many elements borrowed from Coinbase thank you!)
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(many elements borrowed from Coinbase thank you!)
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Version updated 3/11/20
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E-mail announcement: we’ve transitioned to “Mandatory WFH with Exceptions” for both our SF & NYC offices.
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Old version updated 3/4/20
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Old version updated 3/8/20
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A collection of policies, communications, comms, etc co-c reated by 100+ HR leaders
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(google doc compilation via Julia Prieto)
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A detailed listing of how NYC tech Cos are responding
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For global employees
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For extending paid sick leave policy
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03/12/20, Office Move to WFH
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03/09/20, Leveled Precautions
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02/28/20, Planning and Response
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Including how to prepare to do partial remote or fully remote classes
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Articles & Resources
HR & Business Support Resources
Featuring tactical templates, checklists, guides from 100+ companies
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Regular updates on Coronavirus news related to work
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Listing of how healthcare orgs are responding
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A bot powered by Capacity and HR.com backed by dedicated lawyers and staff answering 100 questions/day
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A collection of COVID-19 related articles and resources
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Opening up their resources for free
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A report of 634 companies on how their adjust to the pandemic
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How Companies Are Responding w/Remote Work & Children @ Home
Shifted to halftime work expectation, waiving all sick days, guaranteeing comp for hourly/contract workers at full pay
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Update for working parents
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Remote Work
(John O’Duinn, Author “Distributed Teams”)
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COVID Discounts
Discounts from PTP portfolio companies including ChartHop, Carrot, Bravely, Task Human, Rocket Lawyer, Draft, and more
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Offering free remote nudges
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Offering free engagement software from frontline workers
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Made Remote Work Pulse publicly available
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Opening up their crowdsourcing platform for free during COVID-19
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Layoff Lists
A searchable compilation of company layoff lists including 6,200+ available people looking for work (compiled by Rocket)
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Hubspot did not have any layoffs, but this is a list of alumni impacted by layoffs by their most recent employer.
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A global collection of available recruiters.
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