Well done to everyone in HR for negotiating this incredibly complex journey towards where people can/should work. You’ve taken business leaders through from panic, bias and ‘controlling parent’ (ref. Transactional Analysis) through to calm, considered and adult respect.
I love the irony that Zoom are insisting that people within a 50-mile radius must come into the office 2 days a week. That’s the kind of hybrid package that we seem to be settling into, and well done Zoom for recognising that your tech isn’t the complete answer.
Gethin Nadin’s HRZone article gives a really balanced view about the WFH versus hybrid debate. His ten considerations are helpful in coming to the right conclusion for the human being as well as the employer:
We’re learning so much about the real value of human contact – when it matters and when it helps – the work as well as the person. Humanity is winning. So is great HR.
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