As schools re-open across the US, our colleagues in Houston and Austin joined forces to sponsor two local teachers by hosting office 50/50 raffles.
As students begin to return to school, the impact of COVID-19 on education becomes apparent. New health and safety guidelines implemented in schools discourages the sharing of equipment including necessities such as stationery. For many families who may have experienced job loss, this is an unexpected expense and many schools are struggling to find funding to support them.
Like many working parents, I find it tough to balance work and home life even when there’s the support of school and childcare. Lockdown has presented a whole new challenge. A few week’s ago, I sat down with colleagues from across the globe to share stories and experiences of being both a parent and a professional during these extraordinary times.
To ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, all of our employees have still been working in their home offices during the Covid-19 exit plans, most of our work is still completed at home. Although, in line with the nationwide easing of restrictions, we have now decided after careful consideration to slowly reopen our offices within the DACH region.
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” - Mister Rogers
Within SThree, the community response from our employees has been inspirational. And so, we wanted to take the time to shine the spotlight on some of our own heroes who are going above and beyond to meet the challenges which communities are currently facing at the moment and combat feelings of powerlessness by taking action.