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  • Writer's pictureShraddha Umrao

Post-Pandemic Employment

Updated: Apr 16, 2021

Are you a fresher who has just finished with a degree and looking for a job or an experienced professional who is looking for a switch or trying to grab the first opportunity that comes your way because you have lost your job due to the havoc caused by COVID 19? No matter what category you belong to, there are a few skills you will need to equip yourself with, as most employers are looking for those in this post-pandemic world! So, let’s just dive into it.

Time management:

In the world after corona, employers are looking for many additional qualities in an employee and the one among the most important is the ability to manage time smartly. Work from home gives each employee the freedom to structure their schedule as per their convenience but with every good follows bad and this newfound freedom might cause time mismanagement, slacking in work, or inability to reach deadlines on time. To avoid such occurrences employers are making sure that the employee is good with prioritizing work and distributing time accordingly.

Passion for work:

Being passionate about their work and organizations’ goal is considered very important generally but the post-pandemic era makes it especially important as a person can go an extra mile only if they are extremely passionate about their work and also are very enthusiastic about their company’s vision. Recruiters do not want to hire someone who is applying for the job position just because it is remote and it comes along with its perks. They want someone who is excited about the job irrespective of the mode it has been performed in.


For the people who derive motivation from the external environment, it might get a little difficult to stay at their best while working from home without someone pushing them or monitoring them all the time. But being able to perform the finest and keeping oneself motivated throughout the working hours is one of the most important qualities recruiters are looking for in the after-COVID world.


After a long lockdown, things are finally crawling back to normal and in a situation like this, employers are looking for individuals who can quickly adapt to their working environment even if it is frequently fluctuating. Employees might have to work from home for a while and maybe will have to resume offices or it might be anything else. What is expected from the employee is to be flexible and resilient enough to be able to cope with the changing responsibilities, surroundings, and ideas quickly without letting work getting affected.

Digital awareness:

In a post-pandemic world where work from home is being followed, what is a deal-breaker or maker is employees' digital capabilities and tech-savviness. In work from home scenarios, all the meetings, communications, delegations, knowledge transfer is done through virtual connections. Digital platforms have gained importance on another level as these are the ones that have kept work going on in such chaotic times. It makes it essential for a person to be good with basic tech knowledge to stay in tune with changing times. Therefore employers are favouring people who have skills like designing, programming, and who can easily accept new technology, tools, and trends.

It is natural that different people are comfortable with working in different environments but because of the Corona calamity, work from home is the only option most of the industries are left with. So, all the employers are seeking candidates who can fit in this ‘new-normal’ that has been lead upon the world! It is now an individual responsibility to get updated and upskilled to fulfil employers’ new criteria of an ideal employee to achieve their dream jobs!

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