4 strategies for navigating in-person and remote work arrangements
While the country is still dealing with the reality of the pandemic, some employers have begun setting their return-to-work plans in motion. For some workforces that moved to an entirely remote environment, employees could return to their workplaces, usually in a staggered fashion and under new working arrangements. In other cases, employees were given a choice to opt out of returning and remain remote full time. Despite the difficult circumstances, people have been adjusting to new ways of work while prioritizing health and safety.
But we still collectively face an uncertain and changing future. Employers should resolve to continue investing in and creating more meaningful experiences that alleviate some of the pressures placed on their people — whether they’ve returned to their workplace, remain remote, or a combination of both. Many of these opportunities are borne out by Alight’s Workforce Mindset Study, which provides insight to employee reactions, desires, and expectations, as well as reveals employer actions that will contribute to a great overall employee experience in 2021.
Here are four ways that employers can enable a workforce in transition: