2020 22 September

Webinar: The New Workplace – The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Resources, Key Considerations for Employers | 22 September 2020


Tailoring Human Resource Strategies & Adapting Plans to Weather Uncertain Economic Conditions

22 September 2020 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (GMT+7) | Complimentary


DFDL cordially invites you to attend what is certain to be an insightful and enlightening labor webinar to discuss The New Workplace: The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Resources – Key Considerations for Employers on 22 September 2020 morning.

With the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the economy, it is not surprising that human resources can be a key target when companies are heading into a downturn. In this webinar, DFDL and Mercer will provide their insights and guidance on how employers can continue to adapt their human resources strategies and future business plans. Marion Carles-Salmon (DFDL Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice) and Jeanette Kwan (Mercer Market Lead, Indochina) will guide you on various ways to minimize the associated labor challenges happening in Southeast Asia and provide you with tips on how to get ready for the coming months. Audray Souche (DFDL Co-Managing Partner) will join as moderator to draw out an insightful exchange and to provide practical conclusions that will be useful to the audience. 


Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear from our experts!


  • 10:30 – 10:40 am: Emerging Markets: How to React to Salary Decreases, Freezes, Reduction, Deferral & Variable Pay Budgets – Marion Carles-Salmon (DFDL Head of Regional Employment & Labor Practice) 
  • 10:40 – 10:50 am: Paying for Performance & Paying to Retain High Performing Employees – Marion Carles-Salmon
  • 10:50 – 11:20 am: The impact of COVID-19 on Human Resources Budgets: How to Adapt your Budget (Salary Freezes, Cost-cutting Strategies) – Jeanette Kwan (Mercer Market Lead, Indochina)  
  • 11:20 – 11:30 am: How to Get Yourself Ready for Q4 & 2021: Relocation, Downsizing Measures – Marion Carles-Salmon  
  • 11:30 – 11:50 am: Q&A with Marion Carles-Salmon & Jeanette Kwan moderated by Audray Souche (DFDL Co-Managing Partner & Thailand Managing Director)

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Speakers & Moderator

Marion Carles Salmon

DFDL Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice


Jeanette Kwan

Mercer Market Lead, Indochina


Audray Souche

DFDL Co-Managing Partner & Thailand Managing Director