You know that feeling when you buy something with one idea in mind, and it also ends up being useful in other ways? Say a phone that changes how much you exercise because you also use it to track workouts. Or a beautiful scarf that is now a great mask! As a consumer, that’s a big deal for me. I’m finding it equally exciting in my work life when a company does more than they ever imagined with a video security system they already own.
If you’re an HR professional, there’s a surprising way this may impact you.
As the pandemic drives the workplace's re-invention, HR has taken on new challenges around the safe return to work. While companies realize they must make fundamental changes, the HR function will bear the responsibility for keeping employees, vendors, and visitors safe. And they’ll be charged with meeting ever-changing safety regulations to stay open.