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The New Normal is Fostering Outstanding Innovation

In the first of our series of interviews with HR executives discussing the COVID-19 crises, we sat down (virtually…) with Adam Levy to discuss this topic from his perspective. As a key leader in a global market research company, Levy was able to provide insights on a macro level, as Nielsen is continuously tracking the impact of COVID-19.
Q: Can you describe how you realigned your TA operations in light of COVID 19?
A: We have refocused the team to focus on 1) ramping up workforce planning efforts, 2) focusing on understanding future needs and difficult to fill roles, and 3) building pipelines for those roles. 
As the team is working on new policies ahead of an eventual return to work and reopening of offices, we came to realize that companies cannot rush to get back to normal, because “normal” as we know it will no longer exist. We really need to be thoughtful in terms of what the new normal looks like”. That means being clear on essential vs. non-essential work, managing effective …