Do you see L&D changing more broadly after pandemic crisis and why does it need a revamp for the new workplace?
GK The pandemic outbreak brought an abrupt halt to the economy, putting half of humanity under lockdown. Industries across verticals witnessed dramatic changes in working culture and systems. To cope with the new work demands of the world, it is crucial for L&D to focus on redesigning the global workforce with due consideration to the prospects of decimated industries, redeployment, updated policies, and revised job roles. Deployment of work-from-home programs, wellbeing and mental health programs, programs to build positive thinking and alignment and other safety programs are a few vital examples of the revised L&D.
In fact, this crisis has accelerated the terms of L&D and portrayed it as one of the main ways to combat the adversities.
Looking forward, we also need to rethink different...