Corporate Lessons From COVID-19 | Aparna Sharma | Senior HR Professional & Certified Corporate Director I Editor’s Collection

We are only in Phase One of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event. As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends and communities, we are already learning lessons that will help us to navigate the urgent trials we face today as well as the fundamentally important challenges awaiting us once the worst of the pandemic passes.


It’s not new to see a hustle in the board rooms to nail the right strategy for continuous business growth at this time of the year. However, with the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, most of these discussions are being ruled by ‘cost restructuring strategies’ at the moment.

Spend a Healthy Productive life on Weekends

Everybody wants to live a healthy productive life- both professionally  and personally! It is very important to work regularly, rigorously and continuously. However,  performing yoga, work out, meditation is equally important if you really wants leave a healthy life ahead.

Is your workplace culture is Toxic?

It is very hard to accept that your organisation’s work culture is toxic. If your employees are discouraged / have less morale/ tired ? No doubt that your organization’s work culture is toxic!

Best Policy on Work from Home

Fully remote jobs and work from home policies are on the rise, particularly in the tech industry. Typically embraced for its flexibility, remote work has been made possible by mobile devices and cloud-based applications. Now that people are able to conduct the same work at home, motivation for coming into the office has plummeted.

What should HR do during Recession?

Business cycles always pose a major challenge for business organizations, especially recession. The focus is laid on cost-cutting and restricting the business activities to a few defined lines. Major layoffs are targeted and innovation gets a backseat in the organization.