Today is the last day of Singapore's eight-week COVID-19 circuit breaker shutdown and starting this week restrictions will be progressively eased in three phases. But MOM asks businesses to promote more work from home.
While it is very premature and difficult to predict the exact future, it is definite that the job scenario will undergo major changes. Some roles will change, some will be re-aligned, etc. However, what will be crucial would be to have the talent to man these roles.
In times of physical distancing, communication is the glue that binds a geographically dispersed workforce. Staying socially connected is crucial not just from a business standpoint, but also from the point of view of ensuring the mental wellbeing of employees.