Solutions

COVID-19: Practical workforce strategies for a people-first response

Framework and methodologies

In moments of uncertainty and concern, it’s not only about what leaders of organisations do but equally how they do it that matters.

COVID-19 is taking the world by surprise, causing a great deal of uncertainty and raising issues that require thoughtful, people-first responses. Authorities internationally are taking decisive action to respond to this emerging public health threat, which has caused the business community to consider the adequacy of its own preparedness measures.

It is important to remember we have faced crises like this in the past and will face them again in the future. We need to be prepared, rational, and even altruistic in response. If there is disruption, there will also be recovery, so how we act in a time of crisis can also inform our long-term impact.

We have a range of practical solutions to help guide you through this seismic shift in workforce design and operation.  We look forward to working with you to focus on moments that matter, because how you lead now will leave a legacy over the longer term.

People command centre

The current situation requires an agile response. Our People Command Centre supports HR and the business to manage talent data, analysis, decisions and governance to address immediate gaps in a coordinated and consistent way.

People command centre

Workforce scenario modelling

This framework helps businesses navigate the challenges of COVID-19 by providing practical options for workforce transition in response to a dynamically changing environment.

Workforce scenario modelling

Leading virtual teams

This is a practical guide to manage a remote workforce, to ensure human capital leaders can maintain engagement, collaboration and impact.

Leading virtual teams

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Sonia Breeze

Sonia Breeze

Partner - Consulting

I’m committed to enabling organisations to maximise the potential of their people.  My aim is to leverage my 25 years of experience in human capital consulting, health care and as a CHRO to advise and... More

Hamish Wilson

Hamish Wilson

Partner - Consulting

I know that people have the greatest influence on the success of any organisation. Every major organisational change, whether it’s seeking to achieve strategic objectives, looking to reduce cost, reta... More

Victoria Yeo

Victoria Yeo

Partner - Consulting

I’m passionate about change; after all it’s the only thing that is constant!  What I love about my role is on a daily basis I get to help organisations navigate the complexity of change. Whether it’s ... More

Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster

Partner - Consulting

I help organisations and their people understand and adapt to changes driven by organisational transformations, digital disruption, Mergers & Acquisitions and business model transformations. I am a su... More