Welcome onboard, wherever you are
New working patterns are here to stay
Whether you want to call it hybrid, flexible or remote working, employees now have a lot more control over where, when, and how they deliver their work. Offering flexibility will make your company more attractive and bring the best talent. It will also open roles to prospects who couldn’t work a rigid work pattern. When introduced successfully it can improve staff wellbeing and productivity. Alongside this, it’s also a chance to make savings on office space and reduce your carbon footprint.
We don’t want to pretend that a shift to flexible working is a utopia. Many individuals and businesses have adapted quickly but some people are experiencing longer-term complications, such as feelings of isolation and departments becoming siloed from each other.
Recently, the problems we’ve been hearing are those associated with cultural aspects. For example, how do recruits understand the company’s values and expected behaviours when they don’t sit together with the more experienced staff?
digital Onboarding is more critical than ever before
The way companies onboard (and reboard) staff is critical for continuity. It helps to set the right conditions for motivation, performance, and loyalty. Never has this been under the spotlight more given the need to onboard new staff remotely.
Over-reliance on physical classroom formats
Lack of cultural authenticity
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