How do you see the HR landscape in 2021?
RS It is almost a year we have yet to come out of the pandemic times, although vaccine has arrived and recovery has started. However, these are difficult times for every business and its people.
In view of this pandemic experience, I see a big shift in perception about HR as a critical business function for 2021 and onwards. HR has gained a significant acceptance and confidence during pandemic times, and will a remain a key function in view of increasing safety norms, health risks, logistical disruptions, more govt. regulated environmental guidelines and standing operating procedures in place.
The true need for HR will be felt in 2021 in terms of managing wellbeing, wellness and welfare of the people. Work from anywhere will be continued for some more time which will result in work being re-architected, workforce potential getting unleashed through multi-tasking, and new...