2020: What to learn – what to erase
People across all levels have become more receptive to disruptive changes; what was supposedly ‘not-possible’ has now become ‘yes, indeed possible’.
HR has shown great agility and business acumen
Human resources always plays the role of business partner and employees’ champion. The two are interdependent. In these COVID times, the two roles were fully reinforced, and recognised at their best.
2021 – changing organisational design
Leverage the efficiency and optimisation steps taken in 2020 and build a more agile process, system and talent pool for organisational and business sustainability.
Build a more agile process, system and talent pool for organisational and business sustainability
Identifying right skill gaps or reskilling
All skill building initiative will remain but the focus will be on assessing and building leadership traits, such as agility, resilience, humility and compassion.
Will labour unrest shift the focus back to IR
I don’t think so. Rather, there will be a more labour-friendly approach by the corporates as COVID has taught them to take care of their people, and the people will take care of everything else.