List of Resources

During challenging times like COVID-19, successful HR teams must maintain a people-centered posture. Here are tips on looking after employees’ safety, their physical and mental well-being and some robust communication plans to keep them engaged and well-informed during crisis.

Employee Safety
Want to know how to implement safe distancing measures or what to do if your employee is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19? Get guidelines here on how to keep your employees safe.

Advisory on safe distancing measures at the workplace

General advisory for employers if a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 is detected at the workplace

General advisory for workplace measures in response to DORSCON Orange situation in Singapore

Can HR fire staff who breach a COVID-19 quarantine order?

The Straits Times
Companies complying with social distancing guidelines

Human Resource Online
What to do if a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 is detected at your office

Your Employee Tested Positive for Covid-19. What Do You Do?

People Matters
COVID-19: How employers can do their part in implementing social distancing measures

5 Ways to Manage Small Business Coronavirus Concerns When Employees Can’t Work From Home


Employee Wellbeing
“To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role.” Find tips on how to take care of the mental health and wellbeing of your employees and keep their morale up in challenging times.

COVID-19 Outbreak: Supporting employee wellbeing

COVID-19: 10 tips to help support mental wellbeing

Promoting Workplace Mental Health In The Age of COVID-19

6 Simple Ways to Improve Staff Morale During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Human Resources Online
How to take care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: 24 tips

Resources on the impact of COVID-19 on Singapore and the economies around the world and how to ensure business continuity.

Singapore business & economic impact
Resources on the impact of COVID-19 on the Singapore economy and what the Singapore government is doing to save jobs and businesses.

Singapore’s economy contracts by 2.2% in Q1 as COVID-19 outbreak hits construction, services sectors

Government doing all that it can to stabilise economy, save jobs and businesses amid COVID-19: PM Lee

COVID-19 could redefine Singapore’s place in the global economy


Global business & economic impact
Resources on the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and the implications for businesses.

McKinsey Insights
COVID-19: Implications for business

What Coronavirus Could Mean for the Global Economy

The economic impact of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Resources on what workforce process and policies that employers should review in light of the COVID-19 crisis. This is segment cover topics such as employer guides, managing excess manpower, responsible retrenchment, implementing and managing remote working, and Flexible Work Arrangements.


Employer response guide
Resources on implications to the workforce’s process and policies and how employers should respond.

People Matters
COVID-19: Responding to people & work implications – A step by step guide

COVID-19: An employer’s guide ten considerations to support your workforce

Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer response guide

While navigating the current uncertainties, businesses must still plan for the recovery phase after COVID-19. Leadership resilience, workforce transformation and more extensive workplace technology integration will be some key factors for future success.


Leadership resilience in responding to COVID-19 crisis
Employees look to strong inspirational leaders for direction and confidence. Read to know what it takes to be a resilient and inspirational leader in times like these.

HR’s Role in Crisis 

Harvard Business School
7 Leadership Principles for Managing in the Time of Coronavirus

COVID-19: What Employees Need From Leaders Right Now

The heart of resilient leadership: Responding to COVID-19

4 Actions to Be a Strong Leader During COVID-19 Disruption

The Business Times
Leadership in crisis: How corporate chiefs across the globe are responding to Covid-19