People Matters takes a look at how Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and India are providing legal frameworks for remote work as a right.
Workforce Management System
Despite what political leaders say, New Zealand’s health workforce is in crisis – but it’s the same everywhere else.
Population growth, ageing and a pandemic mean there is no shortage of those needing care, but in New Zealand and globally, there is a chronic shortage of healthcare workers.
Founded in 2015 as Elements Global Services, the company's rebranding is meant to reflect its growth and present-day global reach.
The functions of the HRs have evolved with the onset of the pandemic. From being the workforce management team to nursing the workforce with the emergency services during lockdowns, HR professionals have travelled a long way in just two years.
In an episode of the People Matters Podcast, Lohit Bhatia, President of the Indian Staffing Federation shared how the formalisation of a large number of informal workers can not only generate employment opportunities but also help the corporates cope with the talent shortage.
The Citrix Pulse survey reveals that the top five priorities of the business leaders over the next five years include enabling distributed collaboration, ensuring always-on availability, empowering individual focus, providing a consistent, consumer-like experience from device to device and location to location and automating work.
Many retailers are having to limit trading hours or close stores altogether because they don’t have the staff available. For small businesses, a couple of cases can wipe out their entire workforce.