As you work on monitoring, maintaining and improving your employees’ performance in line with your organisation’s goals, remember that in order to be effective, performance management can’t be a one-time activity.
The availability of vaccines is leading to more confident re-openings in many countries. As businesses recover and grow, it would be fitting to refresh your post-pandemic hiring playbook.
To make a convincing case, show prospective employers how WFH arrangements can benefit your boss, your team, your performance, i.e., the organisation as a whole.
Many assume that professionals who’ve taken a career break are less driven or that their skills are outdated, but research shows otherwise. Experts also say that aside from being a great source of talent, return-to-work programmes acknowledge people’s life stages and normalise the idea of career breaks while recognising that careers need not be linear. Learn how to successfully welcome such mid-career professionals back to the workforce.
Employers who ghost candidates risk hurting their brand. It’s time to stop. Learn how.
While many have been initiating mental health programmes in their organisations, whether these programmes have been effective is a point of contention.
As Covid-19 continues to make virtual interactions the norm in several parts of the world, job and career fairs look set to stay virtual as well. However, the absence of in-person meetings at job and career fairs means that organisations have to work harder to make an impression on job seekers.
As companies struggled to survive during the earlier phases of the Covid-19 crisis, the emphasis on employee coaching and mentoring as part of talent development programmes might have diminished. But the crisis has, in fact, accentuated the need to strengthen such programmes.