Remote work might present all kinds of new freedoms, but the one thing that’s lacking is social interaction.
Of course, you’ll still have your family or pets around, but what about the sense of camaraderie that’s felt in the workplace?
The group lunches, group projects, casual conversations in the hallway or break room, or even company vacations. These are all staging grounds for building camaraderie, and as any employer knows, a close team means happy employees who build each other up.
With camaraderie having such importance in the workplace, remote work presents an interesting challenge for the managers of the hybrid workforce: how does a business keep the employees’ spirits high when work must be completed through video applications?
The challenge can be tough, but still achievable. Communication is key for a multitude of things, and when it comes to a company’s purpose, it must be communicated to every employee to ensure that everyone is working towards a common goal. Once this is achieved, it’s the leader’s responsibility to promote a work culture that offers rewards for innovation.
Satisfaction comes along with solving bigger problems. When a team of employees starts working at a high-level industry standard, they’re improving something in this world while simultaneously improving their lives.
The end goal is to create a unified work environment where the employees feel inspired by the company’s vision. When the employees feel like they are a part of a community, it shouldn’t matter where they work.