Waymon Armstrong didn’t expect to welcome his new workers via a computer screen, but that’s how his company — and many others — are conducting business since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down normal operations last month.
The CEO of Orlando-based Engineering & Computer Simulations Inc. has been busy hiring seven employees since the pandemic started. A company making hires right now is a rarity, as most firms are fighting to avoid furloughs due to statewide stay-at-home orders to reduce spreading the novel coronavirus. The order has forced companies like Armstrong’s to adapt to conducting business from home — including making hires. Read more here.