COVID-19 has had a big impact on employment, though the impact is not yet fully understood.
No doubt there will be positive outcomes, like employees leaving unrewarding jobs to pursue new challenges. Likewise, some businesses will ‘rationalise’ their workforces to better serve shareholders, customers and employees.
One thing won’t change. Most businesses will still need people to complete certain work. And some of these people will be ‘employed’ (as opposed to engaged as contractors or consultants). For now, finding employees is more competitive in most industries and businesses are working harder to position themselves as attractive employers.Read More