The future of work and how companies can welcome it
As the world navigated the new normal, Sindhu Gangadharan, Managing Director of SAP Labs India said the pandemic-induced lockdown and the resulting global recession of 2020 accelerated the arrival of future of work. Citing the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs 2020 report, she said that 84 percent of employers ready to rapidly digitalise working processes with significant expansion of remote work. Companies absolutely need to invest in better metrics of human and social capital with environmental, social, and governmental metrics in mind. Based on Deloitte’s workforce strategies for post-COVID recovery, Sindhu shared five critical actions to for businesses as they chart the recovery path. She said rethinking work, workforces, and workplaces needs shift in perspective and will embolden leaders in such times of uncertainty.