When faced with an ever-changing situation, employers need to be more conscious than ever of taking steps to build trust with their employees. This is especially true as we navigate the new world of the COVID-19 pandemic, where many employees are either working remotely (and never have before) or in a high-stress environment on the front lines.
In our recent webinar, we shared stories and practical tips on how employers can connect, support and recognise their people during times of uncertainty. I was delighted to moderate the conversation and there were a variety of perspectives, including our CEO Doug Butler, our Group HR Director Robert Hicks and our Head of Global Engagement and Internal Communications Catrin Lewis.
While employees are looking to their leaders for support and direction, HR leaders and people teams are facing a variety of challenges in a rapidly-changing environment.
In the webinar, the audience identified these two top challenges:
It can be difficult to know where to start, or what to do next. But with each challenge we gain a new opportunity, so we've pulled together the top tips and takeaways to help guide you and navigate this “new normal” we’re living in:
If you’re looking to watch the full webinar, you can find the recording below. We hope you’ll join us for our next one!