This past year has changed the way we work forever. Even after the global pandemic comes to an end, it’s likely things will never go back to the way they once were. Workforces are more dispersed than they ever have been before. And whether your organization has more remote workers, offline or non-desk employees, or a workforce dispersed across the globe, it will now be even more of a challenge to maintain and increase employee connection and engagement.
According to Staffbase, “85% of non-desk employees say the communication they receive on-the-job is not enough.” As more companies contemplate extending work-from-home policies, they must prepare to connect and engage their employees in different, yet still meaningful ways.
Here are three ways appreciation, communication, and empathy can create human connection – wherever your employees are located.