While progressive organizations have long recognized that wellbeing is important, the pandemic brought home how significant it really is. It’s the aspiration, values and purpose of organizations that serve as a compass during these challenging times, with wellbeing at the core.
Culture, technology, and physical space: companies can use these three things to create an experience where people actually want to show up to work. Famous futurist Jacob Morgan explains how at People Matters EX India 2021,
The key challenge emerging in the post-covid environment is the fluidity around the emerging work environment. Is Work-from-home here to stay? How will this affect productivity and compliance? How do we build and sustain a common ethos across the workforce?
Presently, all organizations are without a doubt working hard towards providing a safe, secure, and sanitized work environment where social distancing protocols are strictly maintained through changes in physical infrastructure and work policies, to protect the physical health of employees.
Employers and individuals alike need to recognise that age is not the barrier to work: it is workplace conditions that can be a barrier to age. Changing the workplace to be more conducive to older workers is the best way of tackling the issue.
Reflecting on the key components of enabling well-being, in his session at People Matters TechHR SEA 2021, Scott Domann, Chief People Officer, Calm dives into focussed efforts to alleviate stress, enabling stronger people connections and advises people managers to ask for help when needed.