The COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-generation crisis with lasting economic and societal consequences . Crises and disasters often bring unpredictable catastrophic changes to the market. Yet, effective management of a crisis can help businesses reduce the event's negative impacts and shorten the recovery time. As the global economy begins to recover , businesses are making changes to adapt to the post-pandemic world. For example, more companies now let employees work from home permanently. When people work remotely and classes are taught online, social media plays an even more critical role in crisis communication than before. Research identifying the types of social media messages that get people's attention during the COVID-19 pandemic is timely and helpful in supporting business decisions regarding crisis communication. The empirical study about crisis communication strategies on social media I worked with Drs. Jungwoo Lee at Yonsei University in South Korea and
Are you traveling this summer? If so, I hope you have already made plans/arrangements for the trips because everything is getting pricier as more Americans are hitting the roads again. This WSJ report/video helps explain why rental cars are getting so expensive these days. Are you still looking for a last-minute deal? Here are a few tips: How to find low prices during travel's dynamic pricing era . Summer travel tips to save money at the last minute . Last-minute ideas, expert advice about summer travel from "The Points Guy" Brian Kelly . Note: The picture was downloaded from the Time magazine.