After the pandemic, remote work has been used as an alternative for people to keep working without jeopardizing their safety and health. There are benefits of remote work but the disadvantages are there as well. Today, with how the pandemic in on the work of being contained through various methods, many entrepreneurs hope for a better year. In fact, some companies around the world have started to assign their employees to return to the office. What about those who implement hybrid work or permanent work? Can you also do the same?
The importance of supporting flexibility of working from anywhere
It is possible that you implement permanent remote work or hybrid. The problem is, not all leaders trust their employees to work from anywhere outside the office. Many argue that working in the office is more efficient. However, you can still create great result of hybrid or remote work if you support flexibility and functionality to your employees for working from anywhere. And how you get started? Here are some useful tips to consider to implement great support of flexibility of working from anywhere:
Remember that you don’t have all the answer
Even if you force your employees to work from the office, there is no guarantee that you have all the answer needed for every question arise during running business operation. Hence, it is essential to get comfortable operating without playbook. What you can do to create a new operating model is by following the build, measuring, and learning the method. However, it could take years so it is vital to have that kind of support for flexibility and functionality. It is also a must that you create a space for open dialogue among stakeholders to collect valuable data that help drive decision to the right impact for everyone.
Keep in mind that everything is evolving, including the solutions to support remote workers
Spontaneous interaction often generate some of the best ideas. However, there are many types of interactions and you don’t have to be face to face to have it. Remote work today is more possible and manageable because of advanced technology. Not to mention that technology never stops evolving. Even if you cannot find a solution for today, it will come up tomorrow because technology will keep getting better at alleviating pitfalls of distributed works. You still have the opportunity to grow the most valuable company with different working method.
Provide your people with the right tools
Investing in your people is vital as a form of giving support so they can do their best. No mater when or where they choose to work, provide them with the right software, hardware, and services that facilitate more seamless solutions. Also, you can invest in your people in the form of training them on virtual human interaction to keep the communication efficient. Communication is vital especially in hybrid model. To make remote work runs smoothly, your employees need to develop new skills related to virtual human interaction and good communication.