Sunday, February 28, 2021

Can Funeral Homes Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees? It’s Complicated.

As COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, many employers are asking if they can require employees to get vaccinated — and what they can do if workers refuse.

NFDA Partners with Certified Safety Training to Provide OSHA Safety Program

To help members and other funeral professionals avoid costly penalties by fully complying with critical health and safety regulations, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is pleased to partner with a new Endorsed Provider, Certified Safety Training (CST), to introduce the NFDA OSHA Safety Program.

Roosevelt Investments to Host Update on Financial Markets

Roosevelt Investments, a boutique wealth management firm with 50 years of experience working with funeral and cemetery professionals, will host its next live video call on Thursday, January 21st at 12pm (ET).

Easy-to-Use Digital Tools You Can Share with Families

Technology has no doubt made some things more complicated. However, there are tools out there (if you look very hard!) that seek to simplify and clarify. And when it comes to dealing with loss, I think clarity and simplicity are very much welcome.

MKJ Marketing Announces 2021 Scheduled Seminars

After a year of restricted travel, it’s about time we take a trip. MKJ Marketing will be conducting our two most popular seminars in February and March of 2021.

4 Critical Mistakes Your Firm May Be Making Online

Thanks to the pandemic, there is a rising demand for virtual solutions in every industry, including our own. You may have risen to the challenge and provided a way through this year for your community.

How Does My Firm Compete with Lower-Priced Competitors?

One of the toughest decisions facing owners of heritage funeral homes is whether to respond to a lower-priced competitor — and how to do so.

Arrangements Are Going Virtual: Here’s Why and What You Need to Know

What are virtual arrangements? Essentially, it’s the skill of making arrangements like you do in person with families — but now online through live video conferencing.

Exploring the Natural Complications of the ‘WHYs’ of Funerals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Leader Contributor Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. I often say that when words are inadequate, have a ceremony. However,...

Getting the Restart Right: Free Virtual Presentation

COVID-19 has hit our industry hard. Families have less money, pre-need is suffering, and services as we knew them have been decimated.