The Evolving Role of HR during the COVID19 pandemic
In the wake of the COVID19 pandemic, the human resources function has faced numerous challenges in keeping the workforce up and running as an economic and social organization. In the last few months, the HR team in organizations have had to create the messaging to ensure social distancing and the need to stay protected within the four walls of our homes. These challenges have exposed the limitations of the brick and mortar workplace and an offline workflow that many of us have continued to carry as a piece of historical baggage. The pandemic has also put the spotlight squarely on the human resources function to reimagine how people collaborate and stay connected now and in the future.
In the ensuing phase of the COVID19 pandemic, human resources have transformed in the following ways: