- Posted by Poston Communications
- On November 4, 2020
- crisis, crisis communications, employee relations, internal communications
“With a broad range of responsibilities that touch every individual and team within the organization, HR professionals possess valuable business acumen, organizational leadership capabilities and employee relations insights,” Paquin writes. “This unique combination of skills and experience firmly positions HR leaders to help take charge of crisis management and of ensuring their organizations emerge stronger.”
She further explains strategies for HR professionals to manage crises effectively, including building a crisis-ready HR team, stepping confidently into their role as organizational leaders, and not being afraid to ask for help.
“We may one day have a cure for COVID-19, but other unique crises will befall organizations,” Paquin concludes. “HR professionals who provide proactive leadership within their departments and across their organizations will contribute to building the resilience required to overcome whatever may come.”
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