Checking In On Our 2020 Predictions

Today’s post is submitted by Chris Mullen, new executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos. Here he reviews The Workforce Institute's 2020 global workplace predictions published in January, in light of the changing social landscape and the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Challenges Negative Specialness

Social distancing is, hopefully, working to reduce the number of people who will get seriously ill and die from COVID-19. But it's going to need to go on a lot longer. The isolation, essential as it may be, may have mental health consequences worse than the physical threat. With no end in sight, we working parents are exhausted, beleaguered, and at times hysterical.