Hybrid WorkingOur Findings
- Explicit guidelines need to be created and communicated around monitoring performance.
- Prioritising quality over quantity must become the norm when evaluating and measuring productivity.
2. Team building & support
- Asynchronous working could pose a risk to teamwork if not managed properly.
- Establishing support systems for de-escalation or de-briefing for frontline staff must become a key priority.
3. Connection & social isolation
- The workforce has lost access to the crucial social connectedness that comes from working together in a physical workspace.
- There are health and wellbeing dangers from silo working.
- Creating accessible work and social spaces for everyone should be a key priority for organisations.
- Achieving work/life balance in a hybrid work context can be more challenging
- People require access to support especially if they are not always visible to peers or managers.
5. Trust & Transparency
- Not all roles can be made hybrid, so flexibility may look different to different people
- Transparency in the decision-making process is essential.