In the days and weeks to come, as we learn more, turn corners, and find the “next normal,” it will be critically important to shift focus to planning for how to most efficiently and effectively “ramp back up.” This will require proactive scenario planning that integrates financial models with workforce strategies. There will be no “one-size-fits-all” solution. Each organization will need an approach that meets the needs of their size and scale, aligned with the nature and extent to which they have ramped down.
With more companies starting to allow their employees to work remotely, there’s a good chance that you might be considering whether it’s right for you or your team. In addition, with growing concerns that the Coronovirus may become a pandemic, now is a good time to start preparing for what it might mean to work from home for a few weeks–or longer.