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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Engaging Remote Workers

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

The sudden change from office-based work or part-time telework to complete remote work 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 or the challenges of complying with government shut-down orders.

While it is 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.