Is your HR team ready for the Talent Tsunami?

A talent turnover wave has been predicted ever since the start of the pandemic. Experts expect a turnover tsunami to take place as soon as the pandemic ends. Despite how well positioned employer branding and strategy is, this might not be effective once the turnover wave starts. It is important to understand why employees would want to leave, but in many cases the reasons are basic and common. There might be some employees who don’t accept the new norm that the company has put in place, including workload, lack of flexibility, culture and burnouts. Majority however would consider leaving mainly due to career growth, monitory gains and personal reasons. But all these reasons amount to a mass exit where low retention during pandemic is taking a high turn in turnover after the pandemic. 

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Understanding and managing Workplace Bullying during New Normal.

While Covid pandemic has significantly changed the way many of us work, it is impossible to find a workplace which has not gone through highs and lows during this period. While a significant amount of people have lost jobs or being laid off unfairly, the rest of the workforce have been facing mega volumes of work and high stress during the period. While many might have gone with the flow of keeping up with all this, slowly people are beginning to understand where their mental health and wellbeing has not been priority. Pandemic has changed many norms and beliefs, where it has also allowed companies to cross certain boundaries when it comes to their human resources. While well-being has not been a key priority during this season, it is the company which will adversely benefit from an employee who is dissatisfied and miserable.

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Why Your Organisation Needs to Adopt Remote Working Culture

The remote working culture had a boost in last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But it was a business model which has been transforming work for a while. With the boost, it gains due to the pandemic situation it shows the results of how the companies carried out their business without any downfalls and how productive it was. Around the world, over 50% of the companies are now practising working from home and employees are willing to join for companies who are practising working from home culture. Transforming the old business model to virtual workplace takes some time, but it comes with a certain set of benefits which will help organisations to grow.

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Key Areas Which HR Departments Must Focus in Post COVID-19 Period

In 2020 most of the companies transformed their workplace to virtual workplace because of the global pandemic. Graduations, weddings, travelling and all the other events has been cancelled because of the deadly virus. Because of the social distancing and other strict health guidelines, most of the people are now desperate for normalcy again, but there are still dark sides in the post COVID situation. Some regions and even countries are experiencing increasing trends of cases and some are not. Therefore, governments cannot take a proper decision to make attempts to reopen. Since this is not the first pandemic situation that the world is facing, still we cannot predict the outcomes because we are still in the middle stage of the pandemic. But this pandemic will change most of the business models, buying patterns and behaviours. As an example, now E-commerce platforms are gaining faster growth than the traditional way of selling after the pandemic. Therefore, with the ‘New Normal’ situation, HR departments also need to make certain changes to their HR policies and activities to keep their workforce motivated and connected to carry out the business as usual.

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