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Future of Work

Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) blog posts for Kalibrr and Birches Group.

How Will the 2021 Philippine Talent Landscape Look Like?

The year 2020 painted a very complex and ambiguous picture for the local talent landscape. The country was not spared as we saw company closures, mass job layoffs and furloughs, downsizing, and strategy pivots from micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises as well as established corporations. More than one-fourth (26 percent) of companies shut down and more than one-half (52 percent) are partially operating with income down by 90 percent.

How Has the Philippine Work Landscape Changed in 2020?

The start of a new decade in 2020 brought with it much discussion about the future of work. The World Economic Forum and McKinsey wrote about the rise of automation and digital transformation, as well as how workers need to upskill. Allwork discussed flexibility on when, how, where, how much, and with whom people work. Inc., on the other hand, cited mental health support and the importance of creating a psychologically safe work environment.

How to Keep your Employees Motivated and Engaged through a Crisis

When morale is high, people are productive and the work is outstanding. When it is low, though, output and results suffer. Low morale is not necessarily due to a toxic office environment. Unexpected change, like the COVID-19 pandemic, is often a factor in a decline in employee morale. According to a survey of 2,278 human resources professionals from the American Society for Human Resource Management, 65 percent of employers say maintaining employee morale is a problem during this health crisis.