In the initial chaos of COVID-19, everyone had to adjust quickly to new ways of interacting with technology.
The pandemic impacted every area of life from work, to community involvement to parents providing virtual learning assistance with school and even our leisure time. The learning curve may have seemed steep at times, but it will have a lasting impact on how technology integrates into our daily lives.
- Working remotely: Social distancing, essential business designations and school and daycare closings forced many Rocky Mount employees to work from home. Remote communication technology suddenly became a necessity as companies scrambled to adjust. Organizations that previously balked at using Facebook now gave regular updates through social media. This rapid shift pushed leaders to create new ways to support employees virtually, and to re-evaluate the previously accepted norms of work hours and benefits across many industries.
In May, just two months after its workforce