Swine Flu Prompts Contingency Planning

Does your company have a plan in place if your employees want to work from home because of worries about swine flu? It’s worth thinking about now, even though the situation is obviously still unfolding.

To start, take a listen to Karen Klein’s podcast interview with contingency planner Donna Childs, who shares some practical advice informed by her experience managing her Manhattan-based company during the aftermath of 9-11. Then check out Rachael King’s blog post intended for preparing your IT department. Finally, catch Burt Helm’s brilliant blog on companies using the news as a marketing opportunity.

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