COVID-19 outbreak brought forth an unprecedented challenge to HR leaders in modern times. In the dark cloud of COVID-19, there is a silver lining. Businesses are forced into digital acceleration to enable workforce mobility, flexibility and business continuity in times of crisis. This accelerated HR transformation has brought the future of work closer into the present, as business leaders are now forced to embrace the new digital remote workforce.
As businesses embark on their journey to economic recovery, HR plays a vital role to enable businesses to rebuild the future sustainably. The newly transformed digital remote workforce poses new challenges for HR Leaders. HR leaders must now take on the task of building an adaptable and virtually engaged workforce to ensue business sustainability during the recovery phase.
Tatsuo (Tats) Hidaka
Head of People and Culture Lab
Chief Human Resources Officer
Global Chief People Officer
Bottling Investments Group, The Coca-Cola Company