The concept of the hybrid workplace is getting a lot of attention today, for good reason. It’s a new solution to an issue all types of companies are facing because of the pandemic. You need a new model to manage and accommodate your employees. Here we take a look at what a hybrid workplace model is, some of the challenges, and post-pandemic workplace strategies you can implement.
A hybrid workplace allows some of your employees to work from home and others continue to work on-site. This does not mean your employees work some days at home and others at the office. It is one or the other, depending on their role within the company.
For example, you may have certain departments work from home. Or you may have specific job functions work remotely. How you determine who works from home really depends on what is best for your company.
The challenge of a hybrid workplace is figuring out the right balance between supporting your employees, keeping everyone safe, while also keeping your business operations flowing. Some of the challenges you could face when having your employees working from multiple locations include:
How you recruit and support your employees is changing. Here are some things to keep in mind when establishing a work-from-home strategy:
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