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Human Capital Management in the Isolation Economy

With the re-opening of businesses implemented in phases, business owners and HR professionals are now facing a myriad of challenges in navigating human resource and workforce needs. SGTech partnered with the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) and Singapore Business Federation (SBF) on a webinar of how businesses can recalibrate to mobilise their workforce, as well as plan for the future. Ms Carmen Wee, IHRP Master Professional and a global HR leader, shared the essential human resource strategies needed to businesses to emerge from the crisis more robust and resilient.

Key Takeaways

Since the onset of COVID-19, the role of HR has experienced drastic transformation, from implementing Work-From-Home policies to implementing safe management measures at the workplace. Carmen shared HR practices for companies to administer amidst the safe re-opening. She pointed out that pulse-check surveys, as well as encouraging employees through different means, can go a long way in ensuring employees remain motivated and engaged. 

(Starting points that HR & business owners can begin with as business operations resume)

An employee’s health and safety have now become one of the most critical aspects of HR to ensure business continuity. Carmen presented some mid to long term HR strategies that can be adopted and emphasised the element of trust between employer and employee is crucial.

(Goals that business owners and HR can work towards for their mid-term HR strategies)

To get the full sharing, you can catch the webinar recording.


You may also wish to download the presentation slides here:
Presentation Slides by Institute for Human Resource Professionals

More to come

SGTech continues to organise more sessions to help SMEs and startups tide over the current challenges.  Please look out for the other webinars in this series.

Published Jun 2020