Updated March 10, 2020.
Seeking and sharing knowledge is one of our core values here at Guru, and given the anxiety and misinformation around COVID-19, we’d like to share some trusted knowledge with you, wherever you are.
- Trusted news resources
- Hand (and phone) washing information
- Mental health resources
- Remote work tips
- Stress cooking recipes
- List of canceled events and conferences, and closed colleges and universities
- Strategy for internal corporate communications on COVID-19
If you have any trusted resources you’d like to see added to any of our Cards (or this post), please share them with us and we’ll add them!
First, here’s a list of reputable sources for information on the current state of the outbreak in the US and around the world:Hint: If any Card fails to load, refresh the page!
Looking for the best way to wash your hands or clean your phone? We’ve got you covered:
Your mental health is as important as your physical health, and the barrage of news around COVID-19 can feel overwhelming. Here are some resources to help you reestablish a safe feeling:
If you or your company is new to remote work, know that it can feel isolating. You’re not alone!
“One of the biggest challenges remote workers face is a lack of communication. While the water cooler may have been supplanted by the Keurig — or the keg, if we’re talking tech — the office meetup space has no true remote equivalent. Whether one person on your team is remote or all of them are, the impact is the same: even with the best of intentions, asynchronous chat communication just isn’t the same as in-person, real-time interactions. However, while in-person is the gold standard, that doesn’t mean that you can’t set remote employees up for a terrific experience.” — 4 Tips to Improve Communication in Remote Teams
By the way, stress baking is a thing! Want to make something new? Try these chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. If you need a recipe for chicken soup (and who doesn’t?), who better to look to than Ina Garten?
Were you due to attend an event or conference this spring? Here’s a running list of conferences and events that have been canceled.
Due to present anything at a college or university? Here's a list of institutions that are closed.
Finally, if you want to see what effective, clear, effective, and transparent corporate communications around an emerging situation like COVID-19 can look like, check out Coinbase’s updates. We were so impressed by this that we took the liberty of organizing this data into Public Cards for our audience: