The job description for a Human Resource professional can be extensive. The position is far reaching & requires the ability to wear multiple hats. Multi-tasking is what they’re good at, and dealing with challenges is a normal day at the office! However, now that THE CRISIS has arrived, HR leaders find themselves uniquely qualified to meet an emerging need – creating a new type of supportive work culture. Covid-19 has presented an opportunity for leaders to innovate and improve their workplace culture, models & systems.
If having to wear another hat at work sounds a bit daunting, especially given your current hat collection, don’t worry it’s actually simpler than you think. Here is a brief article by Tracy Keogh, Chief Human Resources Officer at Hewlett Packard with 5 key ingredients to create a supportive work culture during a crisis. If you only read one article this week – read Tracy’s insights!