Before the pandemic, many businesses found out that working remotely was an effec-tive way to cut costs and provide their employees with a better life-work balance. While many companies were unprepared for a pandemic, the best leaders quickly adapted, changing the roles of their employees and the way they run their business. Many com-panies were forced to ask anyone who could work from home to do so.
The Coronavirus has ushered in a new age of how business is done and companies have had to adapt quickly and without warning to a multitude of shifts in the market. The human resources industry has been particularly impacted by COVID-19 and continues to face unprecedented challenges that require more flexibility than ever before.
Employers are working closely with their Human Resource department heads in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic effectively. With almost every business having been forced to develop an immediate response, including adaptation and improvement of remote work policies and procedures, it's up to human resources to adjust the way these processes are run. Here are three ways HR has been transformed by COVID-19.
Do you work in human resources? We’ve gathered all of the latest HR trends and news so you can stay updated on what’s most important in your field right now. Many changes are taking place as employees return to work amid continuing COVID-19 concerns and civil unrest.