Return, Remote or Both

member-educationSurveys showing that about half of office workers would prefer to continue working remotely have many organizations debating how to respond to loosening CDC restrictions. As of mid-May, about a third seem to be planning to bring workers back and half or more are preparing to move forward with a mix of remote and in-person staff.

Over the past year or so, many companies have learned to manage remote staffing but supervising a hybrid workforce could pose unique challenges. Scheduling, spacing people out in work areas and tracking time and performance are a few common concerns. Some employers are taking steps to make sure that in-office workers and those working at home are treated equally in future performance reviews. One interesting concern for offices bringing workers back is vaccinations. While few employers have mandated vaccinations, those making masks optional are hoping to avoid conflicts between employees who choose to wear a mask and those who do not.

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