On June 15th, almost 15 months after the first shutdown orders were issued in the Bay Area, California “fully reopened” its economy. This is an important milestone and an opportunity for us to both reflect and plan. As we look forward and discuss what the reopening means for business, at ClearPath we believe it is important to keep each new challenge in the context of the past 15 months. Just one year ago, business leaders were fighting for survival: setting up remote networks, struggling to obtain everything from PPE to laptops, adapting to constantly changing restrictions, obtaining PPP loans and other financing, and above all trying to protect the health and livelihoods of their employees. We overcame those challenges and more, both business and personal. The problems business leaders face in the second half of 2021 are small by comparison.
In 2017, ACP began working with ClearPath Business Advisors to implement the Orion Strategic Vision and Execution Program. ACP’s leadership team leveraged Orion to weather several complex challenges, ensuring the business was well prepared when COVID-19 struck. ClearPath’s Orion Program has helped position ACP with a clear plan for success as the world emerges from
ClearPath believes that hiring the right people is essential to ensuring the sustainability, scalability, and overall success of a business. At times, we may run into unique challenges with individual clients whether it be their size, location, industry, etc. In the attached case study, we worked with a client who is in a competitive industry and had a limited local talent pool. We outline the challenges faced, the steps ClearPath took, and the ultimate solution of successfully placing two employees who were a great fit for the family-oriented business.
Paycheck Protection Program – Week One Review The Paycheck Protection Program was supposed to help small businesses retain employees. The goal was to provide both reassurance to business owners and a quick cash infusion for payroll needs. To accomplish this, the law used the private sector to issue loans instead of an SBA-issued grant. To
Dignified employment transitions As businesses adapt to changing market conditions, layoffs and other terminations may be necessary. ClearPath understands the stress that can accompany employment transitions and has a range of outplacement services allowing employers to offer dignity and support to displaced employees. Most organizations are well equipped in recruiting and talent acquisition, but few can
ClearPath has adapted Orion, our Strategic Planning and Execution Program, to help leaders identify top priorities and develop execution plans for the next 14, 30, 60 and 90 days.
On March 6th, additional SBA disaster relief funding for COVID-19 was approved so that businesses in many California counties are now eligible and further appropriations are expected. At ClearPath, we’re working alongside all of our clients during this unprecedented time, and looking for every possible way to help. To that end, we have recently researched
Coronavirus COVID-19 cases spreading across the world! Interest rates slashed! Stock market falling! Oil futures plunge! US-China Trade War looming! Recession signals flashing! These are just some of the recent headlines that have bombarded our collective consciousness. Over the past year, we continue to hear reports that an economic downturn is on the horizon. These
Hiring & Retaining Talent to Remain a Concern in 2020; Expect Continued Wage Growth Bay Area unemployment continues to decline and outperform California overall. December’s 2.26% unemployment rate represents a .25% decline from a year prior.1 We expect finding talent to continue to be difficult, with top performers able to pick and choose among potential employers
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