Companies may be under pressure due to the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown, and they may even be retrenching, but most companies still want to keep their employees engaged and happy.

“It’s far from business as usual. All these changes, in combination with the ongoing pandemic, have put employees under incredible strain,” warns Andrew Bourne, the regional manager for Africa at Zoho Corporation. “This unexpected shift was a huge culture shock for many employees. As they reel under the effect and rethink their priorities, how businesses take care of their workforce now will determine whether employees decide to stick with their current employer in the post-pandemic era.”..

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