An Industry Insight – Fast Forward
With Work from Home as the New Employment mantra , can only IT Resources work from home? Not really.
How can most of our teams work from home and be effective?
All the industries today are going through major challenges, though different in nature and magnitude varying from Industry to Industry due to COVID. The Social and Economic revival is slow and will continue to remain so, till the people have acceptance to Covid like a common viral flu cured in an Out Patient department with normal precautions. With the pandemic, direct effects are visible, after effects and the intensity can be analysed only in the following years and partially remain unpredictable too. The reasons being cascading effect on the other sectors and society too. But what will remain unchanged is this New Normal Employment trend of th industry which will remain constant for rest of our generations.
Industry scenario has turned conservative to an extent of ‘Pay only for the extent of usage and efficiency’, the age old life lessons.
Breaking the barriers, Who can Work from home?
Support departments –
Human Resource – Talent acquisition/ Payroll/ Training & development/ Org Development, Purchase/Procurement/Supply Chain in any sectors.
Planning, Document Controlling, Project Coordination, Draftsman, Design, Costing, Commercial, Business Development, Mid/Senior level positions in most of the sectors.
Summing up, it means 90% of the jobs from Corporate Offices refraining the site jobs can integrate and work on a “Work from home” platform.
The pre requisites for an earlier effective functionality of this model is
From Business – a 3600, 7 D approach to redefine and analyse the cross functional SLA’s, accommodate and implement them on the digitalized platform.
From HR – a genuine effort and great skill and experience in synchronization of the process with HR policies.
Efforts can be determined based on results only- making Companies better productive and cost- effective.
In addition, the costs will be cut down from the Capex perspective like infrastructure investment, which now looking back to appear an unnecessary overhead. Lessons unintentional from COVID, but essential for the cost-effective, sustained, and improvised performance of an organization.