One Unprecedented Year For Everyone Including Human Resources
Given some of these results, and beyond the
strategies described above, we also recommend that
HR representatives and leaders plan for re-training of
managers regarding all on-site policies and protocols.
Be purposeful about giving them specific tools and
opportunities for this new age of working, such as
remote interviewing skills guidance and training on
how to manage a hybrid workforce (folks splitting
time between home and the office).
One client, for example, is planning to encourage
managers to ask those “zooming”-in to any meeting
that also includes live participants to be the first to
speak, where feasible. Doing so helps ensure that
remote folks have an equal voice. Another client
- in the insurance space - is already planning to
set aside several “in-office team days” per month
— thereby allowing for periodic team cohesion as
well as for individual work-location flexibility all the
Philippe Weiss, J.D. is the President of Seyfarth at Work and WorkRight Solutions. Philippe
collaborates with executives and business owners to help them achieve compliance, workplace,
and individual career success via dynamic, practical strategies and solutions.
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