Beyond COVID podcast: The complications of moving your staff back to the office

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FirstPerson, a human resources consulting firm in Indianapolis, is talking to customers about how to bring their employees back to work — all while setting up its own process for doing so.

Paul Ashley, a FirstPerson senior vice president and adviser, discusses how to talk with employees about coming back to work, how to address increasing mental health needs of workers, and the ways in which the workplace may change.

Ashley also talks about a number of resources that companies can use to prepare and implement upcoming changes. See those links below.

FirstPerson: Ensuring a Safe and Prosperous Return to the Workplace

FirstPerson COVID-19 Resource Hub

CICP Return-to-Work Playbooks

Paul Ashley: Reducing the Stigma

Beyond COVID is an IBJ podcast that’s about getting your company to the other side of the coronavirus crisis. You can find it every Tuesday at and subscribe at Apple PodcastsPodBean and TuneIn.

Check out our previous episodes:

Beyond COVID: The magic of a one-page business plan

Beyond COVID: Renegotiating in the midst of the coronavirus

Beyond COVID: Leaders are created in crisis. You can be one of them.

Beyond COVID: Want your company to be agile? Start by making your people feel stable.

Beyond COVID: Indy Chamber is trying to help companies stay on their feet through the shutdown

Music for IBJ’s Beyond COVID podcast is by Septahelix and is licensed to the public under

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