Internal mobility (IM) has never been so important. If IM was rising to prominence before the global lockdown, it has now been pushed into the spotlight as companies consolidate their resources and look inward to discover new talent. With many industries being affected, the implementation of hiring freezes have become commonplace with workload, in many cases, remaining the same.
It is fair also to acknowledge that digital transformation is being expedited across most industries during this time. Although incrementally prevalent before, through necessity, companies have had to equip their workforce with the tools to work remotely and adapt to this change in circumstances. This has only sharpened the focus on company culture, employee engagement, doing more with less and crucially reskilling the workforce. The need for agility has fueled the response to the crisis, adapting the business to incorporate more opportunities in the form of part time projects, gigs as opposed to just full time jobs. This is not a new concept, as we were moving in that direction before, the difference now is that the lockdown has forced our hand.
Internal Mobility Sparks the Age to Engage
Even though purse strings are being pulled due to reduced sales revenue,
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