Remote working arrangements present many new challenges for employers and employees. In addition to internet connectivity, ‘Zoom fatigue’, productivity, and flagging morale, employers have to consider workplace health and safety requirements for home offices.
The BC government has announced that, starting January 1st, 2022, all employees who have completed 90 consecutive calendar days of employment will be entitled to 5 days of paid leave per “employment year” for any personal illness or injury.
After almost 2 years of working remotely companies are starting to think about re-opening their offices to employees and customers. Businesses and some of their employees are contacting us for guidance on how to safely bring people back into the office.
Over the past 18 months we have seen leaders adapt their styles to manage remote teams. Now as we enter another phase, leaders are asking how do I lead in a hybrid work environment, what do I need to focus on to be an amazing leader in this new world of work?
As the light at the end of the tunnel gets closer and closer, there is a lot of “buzz” around offices and in social circles about where people want to go for their vacation and submitting their vacation requests. With restrictions being lifted and more of the population being vaccinated there is a lot of pent-up demand for travel.
The pandemic has changed how we work, where we live, and how we socialize. But not all the shifts wrought by the virus are external. It has also probably changed your personality, psychologists say.