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At work: Are you ready for the next wave?

If there is one thing living in a pandemic has taught us all it’s this: Expect the unexpected.

Talking to business owners and executives, we are constantly inspired by how optimistic and flexible you are. While the ground keeps shifting, you simply keep adapting.

Now in parts of Australia, we are facing the next challenge for business – transitioning out of lockdown.

What works at work?

The successful survival strategy we’ve observed at work comes down to four things:

  1. Seeking out the most current, reliable information.
  2. Adapting existing (and creating new) ways to work to deliver what your clients want.
  3. Not taking anything for granted.
  4. Engaging those around you – staff, peers, networks, suppliers, customers – to get what you need to move forward.

It’s not over yet, so what comes next at work?

In “Start Back Strong – Surfing the next waves of workplace change” on 8 October, an (online) Lunch & Learn for Penrith Chamber of Commerce, Susan will share key factors all employers need to consider as covid restrictions ease.

Have you thought about the following?

  1. What you will be expecting from your staff and how you will manage changes
  2. The essential HR policies and practices you’ll need
  3. Supports you and your staff will need that you didn’t need before
  4. Where you can get the right information at the right time…

There’s a tsunami of workplace change on the way. You’ve come this far – now is the time to prepare for what comes next! You can register here.

Get Ready

If you can’t make it to the webinar next week, here are a few articles from our blog with tips on how to prepare for whatever comes next:

3 ways to help your business survive coronavirus
Returning to work – a COVID19 guide
3 things leaders will need to get through COVID-19

What will you do to prepare?

Get in touch – we’re always happy to help you however we can!

Photo by Jan Tinneberg on Unsplash

About Susan Rochester

BSc MHRM FIML
Susan Rochester has been managing director of Balance at Work since 2006. Susan has a natural tendency to balance analytical thinking with an optimistic outlook to set direction and solve problems. She is an effective facilitator and constantly creates new and more effective ways of doing things, motivated by helping others to achieve their goals.

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