Employers can use technology to foster togetherness and a sense of community — virtual get-togethers, mindfulness breaks, and online team-building events all help ease the sense of isolation, says Hyman.
Work Without Jobs: Ravin Jesuthasan on why it is time for organisations to reboot their work operating system
Futurist and global thought leader from Mercer Ravin Jesuthasan proposes a new way of looking at work that deconstructs jobs into their component parts, deploys these parts to the optimal combinations of talent and automation and connects talent to work more seamlessly to make the most of the skills and abilities of individual workers.
Embrace collaboration and transparency to make your people agile and engaged: Red Hat's Marjet Andriesse
Marjet Andriesse, senior vice-president and general manager, Red Hat APAC, shares with People Matters top tech trends and growth opportunities in the region, and how leaders can play a central role in creating a sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous Asia.
As we move to new ways of working, we will continue to listen to our employees and address their individual needs and concerns, find new ways of supporting their mental, physical, social and financial well-being, and achieve an inclusive mindset, says Kathleen Savio, Chief Transformation Officer, Zurich Insurance Group.
Leaders must communicate a compelling narrative around the purpose of their company – one that inspires employees to perform beyond their job descriptions, and instils commitment among multiple stakeholders, says Gulati.
Managers have a critical role as well. If employees do not enjoy people they work with, they may still leave their jobs even if they are satisfied in their roles, says Lynne Scheid, senior vice-president of human resources, Kofax
Those who are able to attract the right talents, develop them and then engage them for a longer period of time will definitely have a competitive advantage in the talent war versus companies who are not able to do so, says Nicolas Dumoulin, Senior MD, Michael Page India & Thailand.