How a Snowstorm Taught One Chicago Company a Valuable HR Lesson

Amber Johnson Care for people


The last week has most Midwest residents scanning Florida and Arizona real estate sites in our free time. Snowfalls measured in feet instead of inches and temperatures that all have a “negative” in front of them have made for a slow start to the work week.

In such inclement weather, many businesses struggle to know how to manage operations while still providing for the safety and comfort of their employees. CEO Andy Studdert of NES Rentals faced the same questions a few years ago, when a bad snowstorm left his receptionist with a 4-hour commute. The event caused him to rethink his company’s human resource policies. Hear how in this short video:




Amber Johnson is the corporate relations advisor for the Center for Values-Driven Leadership. Find her on Google+.

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