April 15, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm SA Time

P&G South Africa Webinar Series 2021: Human Resources – How can HR navigate new workplace norms?

In 2020, WEConnect International in South Africa in partnership with P&G to successfully delivered 10 webinars facilitated by P&G’s executive leadership team. Twenty-twenty-one is unlikely to look like any recent year in history, as we look forward to an uncertain year, we want to ensure you are equipped with additional knowledge on how to strengthen your business strategy to withstand the continued global economic changes. The webinar series is designed to equip women business owners with the relevant knowledge needed to #Rise2TheChallenge in 2021!

Human Resources – How can HR navigate new workplace norms?

Everyone’s referring to “the new normal” but what do we actually mean? Especially when dealing with employees and new working norms?

As societies learn to live with the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are learning to adjust to new ways of working rethinking, and rewriting strategies in people management.

COVID-19 has forced the majority of employees into working from home, those able to continue in the workplace have to do so in adherence with COVID guidelines, or dealing with the repercussions of having an actual or potential infection, every aspect of workforce management is changing.

With a uniquely challenging economic outlook, it is paramount that employers adapt with efficiency and reliability. Return-to-work plans differ not only from nation to nation, but company to company.

As a business owner, you must not only consider the complexities of homeworking but also ensure that your companies human resource management and all its complexities keep up with changing legislation, policies, and norms.

In this webinar Alvira will cover:

  • How HR leaders plan for anticipated workplace change through the pandemic
  • Retaining staff in the new normal
  • Keeping up with HR complexities of changing legislation, policies, and norms
  • Skills development for business survival

Meet the Expert
Alvira Engelbrecht
Diversity & Inclusion Leader | HR for Sales
Procter & Gamble South Africa

Alvira has been with P&G for 2 and a half years. She is currently the D&I Leader & HR for Sales.  Alvira brings with her robust knowledge and experience and has worked in Human Resources for over 16 years.  Prior to P&G, she worked for various companies in FMCG with EDCON & Massmart, in the Food & Beverage Sector with KFC, and in the government sector with the U.S. Embassy. Alvira is passionate about Inclusion in the workplace and especially so for Gender Equality. In her personal time, Alvira enjoys running and good comedy.


Alvira Engelbrecht

Procter & Gamble South Africa