The thought of returning to work safely this year is the talk of business leaders and HR departments across all sectors. That’s why we thought we’d share with you this great article by SHRM as they look to the future of work once employees return to the office.
This interesting piece, ‘The New Normal for Office Work’ written by Katie Navarra, features interviews and insights from thought leaders and HR professionals from across America. Some of the biggest challenges human resource leaders face is how to empower employees to decide when to return to work onsite to support purposeful interactions and encourage intentional engagements.
Other insightful topics include:
- Beyond the cubicle
- Eye on comfort
- Return to open layouts
- Focus on flexibility
“How many times have you watched employees shuffle into their workspace, drop their heads, put in earbuds and focus on the screen in front of them? If you've ever wished you could infuse energy into their routines, now may be your chance. Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, human resource leaders are embracing opportunities to influence.”
SHRM is the world’s largest professional society dedicated to serving human resource professionals at all levels and functions. Their aim is to create better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together, and with 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.
Click the link below to read their article in full and find out how returning to work safely in 2021 is an opportunity for new ideas to flourish.