Here to Help

Here to Help

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We are here for you.

First of all, everyone at RoundTable extends our hope that you, your colleagues and your organization are safe and healthy (and have plenty of toilet paper).

We want to make sure you know that RoundTable is here to support you and your organization as best we can. With the exception of onsite visits, we are operating at full capacity and working as fast as we can to adapt to emerging needs of our clients and communities.

Suddenly Remote

We are working as fast as we can to put together resources that respond to prevalent and urgent needs. The biggest challenge on the technology and culture front we’re currently observing is organizations and individuals struggling to adjust to remote work and shifting to providing engagement online.

To respond to this need, we’re running a webinar series called Suddenly Remote. We’re adjusting topics based on input, so let us know what you need most.

Our agenda:
Session 1: Remote Work Basics (Wednesday, March 18) Recording here.
Session 2: Adjusting to Work from Home (Wednesday, March 25th) Recording here.
Session 3: Hosting Virtual Events (Wednesday, April 1st 2PM Eastern)
Session 4: Work from Home Cybersecurity (Wednesday, April 8th 2PM Eastern)

Securing your Suddenly Remote Workforce

Balancing security and usability is challenging in the best of the times. These are not the best of times. Here are five steps we consider highly important in securing your information with everyone working from home.

Another challenge we’re seeing is the rapid uptick in COVID-19 Coronavirus scams. We wrote a short post about it that you can share with your staff.

We provide an annual webinar called the Best Free One Hour Cybersecurity Awareness Training Ever. Our 2020 recording is available for free here. We keep it fun and (we hope) entertaining. With everyone working from home, this could be a fun activity for you to do with your entire staff.

Scams are rampant

Another challenge we’re seeing is the rapid uptick in COVID-19 Coronavirus scams. We wrote a short post about it that you can share with your staff.

We provide an annual webinar called the Best Free One Hour Cybersecurity Awareness Training Ever. The recording is available for free here. With everyone working from home, this could be a great organization activity for you to do with your staff.

Best Resources We’ve Found So Far

We’re working to curate some of the best resources we’re seeing that can help with these and other challenges posed by COVID-19. Here are some excellent resources:

Leading Your Organization Through a Crisis: This is an excellent and short read from Hilda Polanco, Founder and CEO of Fiscal Management Associates. For nonprofit and business leaders, I cannot recommend this highly enough.

How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19: The bill creates a new Emergency Small Business Loan program within the SBA 7(a) loan program. To be eligible, nonprofits or for-profits must have been in existence on March 1, 2020 or earlier and have 500 or fewer employees. An important provision: under this new program, loans are forgivable if the nonprofit or for-profit keeps staff on the payroll between March 1 and June 30. This, in essence, turns the loan into a general operating support grant. Forgivable loans of this type can be taken out for as much as $10 million and can be used to meet payroll and associated costs (including health insurance premiums), facilities costs, and debt service.

How small business owners and the self-employed can take advantage of the coronavirus stimulus package: From Fortune Magazine, March 26. Provides extensive resources and information for small business owners, employers, employees and independent contractors.

Covid-19 Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resources: This is looking like the most comprehensive list of resources for nonprofits. Being curated by an all-star team of nonprofit IT professionals.

We’re all working from home. How do we do that effectively?
There are thousands of resources out there on adjusting to remote work. This is one of the best we’ve found. Ash Shepherd, of NTEN, a long-time remote worker wrote this terrific resource.

Management Center COVID-19 Resources: This page contains all of the Management Center resources related to COVID-19. Check here for tools, articles, and templates for leaders managing through these tough times.

Excellent page of resources for digital divide challenges, including free Internet access, refurbished laptops and many more resources. Curated by the great folks at NTEN.

What Do You Need?

One more thing: RoundTable has a one-question survey to get your input on what help you need. If you want to take 20 seconds and let us know, that will help us plan our resources.

Something Funny - Because we can ALL use a laugh

Everyone’s dream standing desk - circa April 2020

Laptop sitting on packages of toilet paper


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