Three Essential Skills to Prepare for Post-Covid World

The recent development of Covid-19 is set to transform the way we live and the way we work. Perhaps more people will lose the jobs, not due to the impact of Covid-19 but their inability to learn new skills at a much faster speed. 

As the organisations are preparing to strategize their post-Covid response, what is certain is that the future workforce will need to align its skillset to keep pace. 

Here are three critical skills that matter in the post-Covid era:


Be it, work from home or working in a wholly new domain; you got to be flexible to adopt the new ways of working. To avoid productivity loss and emerging trend of the cost-savvy mechanism of WFH, companies will increasingly opt for WFH model soon. 

In such instances, it is highly essential to adopt the new skill of WFH, and learn the way to deal with it effectively and establish “virtual credibility”. 

2Ds: Digital & Data

Working remotely requires digital expertise; one of the best ways to prepare yourself for a post-coronavirus-world is to acquire digital literacy. Only 22% of companies were ready for mass remote working before the outbreak, according to pulse survey. However, post-Covid, companies will enormously bid on digital transformation to enable remote work and make their businesses future-proof of any such pandemic. 

Covid-19 will further boost the ever-increasing virtual interaction level with the customer and result in more and more data. To effectively analyse the data and appropriately target the right segment of the customer will among the hottest skills. 


How creatively you can think to address a problem at a higher speed will be even more critical. Creativity will become one of the top skills you will need. With the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working; to become more creative is essential to benefit from these changes.


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