Back to the Future
Returning to the office represents a shift back to pre-pandemic standards, but is it officially the NEW new normal? Jane Monreal of WCNC Charlotte recently met with TalentBridge’s Vice President of National Delivery, Hiede Bray, to discuss the push from companies to return to the office, sparking conversations about the future of work and how businesses and employees are adapting to the new normal.
Catch the full interview here.
The Push Towards In-Person Work
The pandemic-induced remote work era introduced businesses to the possibilities and potential of a distributed workforce. Now, as companies push to bring employees back to the office, it’s crucial to recognize and retain the lessons learned during the remote work period.
The focus isn’t just on returning to physical spaces but also on maintaining the flexibility and work-life balance that remote work offered to many.
Balancing Remote and Office Work
The evolving workplace isn’t about choosing between remote and in-person work, but finding a balance that caters to the needs of the business and its employees. Hybrid work models, which combine the benefits of both environments, are emerging as a popular choice among businesses.
This model allows employees to split their time between working from home and the office, providing flexibility while also enabling in-person collaboration when needed.
Navigating Forward in the Evolving Workplace
As businesses navigate this transition, it’s vital to ensure that the shift back to the office is as smooth and supportive as possible for all employees. This involves clear communication, providing resources for adaptation, and possibly redefining work models to suit the current scenario.
It’s also crucial to be mindful of the diverse needs and preferences of employees, providing options that cater to different work styles and requirements.
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