In the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed the impact of COVID-19 on the global workforce.
An estimated 2.7 billion employees globally have shifted to working remotely due to lockdowns and social distancing measures. There were also unfortunate cases of layoffs because some businesses were forced to close.
As every organisation struggled to survive during the crisis, the Human Resources (HR) stood on the frontlines, guiding employees, adapting policies and improving systems to ensure that the productivity of operations and workers remained.
However, things are beginning to normalise again.
Now that businesses are dealing with the aftermath of the pandemic, everyone from managers to staff members are having to face the “New Normal” work setting.
This means the HR team will once again play an important role in assisting employees and implementing new processes.
To help, here are a few changes to your business post-COVID and the ways you can provide support in the new era of 2020.