The Covid-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the economy, with the partial and complete lockdown of some industries. Some companies took extreme measures to survive like conducting layoffs and sending staff home on unpaid leave. As the ill-fated storm of the pandemic ebbs, companies are finding their footing and slowly regaining a semblance of normal operations.
Even amid efforts to return to the workplace, employers and HR professionals know that the workplace has changed. The biggest challenge right now is managing this change and ensure the business thrives.
Various Changes in the Current Workplace Landscape
- Social distancing, precautions and safety in the workplace
- Task organization
- New tools and software
- Communication and managing customers
- Changing work schedule
- Team restructuring
- New rules for accessing the workplace
BrighterMonday Employer Hand Book: Advice from Experts
BrighterMonday Kenya has been at the forefront playing its part in providing support to the job market ecosystem and its stakeholders. With initiatives like the Unity in Adversity campaign providing free listing services to employers looking to hire critical talent, and tools like the Skills Assessment Tool that helps employers get the best talent using assessments curated by industry experts.
These initiatives have helped employers get the talent they needed to stay afloat during the most difficult times in this pandemic. Now that times have changed and the workplace is evolving, BrighterMonday is here, yet again providing guidance on managing the post-Covid-19 workplace with the Employer Handbook. This is a handbook filled with best practice tips and advice unpacking the different challenges presently facing workplaces and professional input from leading HR experts in Kenya.