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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Engaging Remote Workers

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Pandemic-fueled changes from office-based work to part-time telework to complete remote work to hybrid workplaces may cause even high-performing employees to experience a drop in their job performance and engagement. The decline can be exacerbated by the stress of self-quarantining, homeschooling children, the challenges of complying with government orders and changing workplace policies.

While it may be important for employers to take steps to prepare and implement remote work options operationally, it is also critical to find ways to maintain the engagement levels that are crucial for the morale and productivity of remote workers.