In a time where employees across the country have no office to which to report, flexible and virtual workspaces are rising to fill in the gaps.
Working from home during the pandemic is a more favorable alternative to not working at all. The sudden shift to remote work has thrown employers and employees for a loop from which many remain unsure of the best way to move forward.
For starters, not all employees have equal opportunities at home like they do in the workplace. Some employees may have additional responsibilities, such as helping children with school-work because schools and daycares have closed. Or, they may not have the proper equipment or workspace set up at home that will allow them to perform their best.Another challenge is the lack of interaction that community workers may feel when taken out of their normal environment. Coworkers are no longer just a desk away for when they need an idea sounding board or simply a quick chat to feel like they belong. For some employees, isolation is a threat to their performance and mental well-being.
In times of uncertainty and chaos, a flexible workspace can provide a central anchor that allows each employee to thrive.Here's How