The ongoing loss of jobs across almost all sectors is alarming. Employees who have been the backbone of businesses success are finding themselves cast out.
You've all seen the story of an airline pilot now working in a supermarket or some similar incredible situation.
For those still in work, probably working 3 days a week on 150% more projects than pre COVID-19 it can be equally stressful. Trying to get internal stakeholders to deliver on business critical projects having lost a major chunk of intellectual expertise with the retrenched team members.
We are more accepting of working from home. We have used and adapted to video conferencing (MS Teams, Zoom etc.). We enjoy the extra family time rather than the commuting grind.
A new world is dawning for many businesses. The NEED to travel will be greatly reduced.
We are also seeing the gig economy forcing its way into businesses. Firstly what is the gig economy - The gig economy gets its name from each piece of work being akin to an individual 'gig' – although, such work can fall under multiple names. It has previously been called the "sharing economy" — mostly in reference to platforms such as Airbnb — and the "collaborative economy"
Businesses are looking to engage with subject mater experts rather than having full-time generalists.
Changing Times delivers the travel & expense knowledge as and when required by businesses. Previously our insight was called upon during the pre-tender time and now we are being engaged to assist ongoing to deliver fast & meaningful benefits.
So if your business needs to evaluate your travel program for the new post-COVID-19 era requirements please contact us. Email us email@example.com
Also remember we provide free mentoring for travel industry professionals who find themselves out of work. If we can help in anyway, even if you just need to 'offload' your frustrations, contact us.