Dear Reader,

Here's wishing you a Happy and Blessed New Year!

As we all take some time out to relax and catch up with our family and friends over the holidays, we're also reflecting on the past year and what we're grateful for. No doubt, it's been filled with ups and downs as countries underwent varied restrictions in the continued fight against the pandemic.

That said, we can't deny it's also brought us new opportunities to push boundaries and overcome the odds. Leaders like you have stepped up more than ever before, and have introduced new measures to keep your workforce happy, healthy, and productive — be it through revamped wellness programmes, new work models, or enhanced L&D initiatives to keep employees relevant in a new normal.

All these efforts call for cheers and celebrations — so we hope that's what you'll be doing as you gather around and toast to the end of a chapter, and the beginning of another.

With that, we at HRO send you our warmest wishes for a bright and successful 2022 — may it bring you new happiness, new goals, new achievements, and may it be your best one yet!

Enjoy the celebrations. :)

The Human Resources Online team