Research shows that employee burnout is on the rise after such a lengthy period of working from home. People have been trying to balance personal lives and professional responsibilities for many months now while dealing with the challenges of the pandemic, and...
The hybrid workplace introduces a number of new challenges for managers. Identifying and understanding unconscious biases in the workplace is one of them. Unconscious biases are beliefs about individuals or a group that would be considered to be unfair, such as beliefs about the effectiveness of remote workers vs. in-office workers.Read more
Gradually, more and more remote workers are heading back into the office. Over three in five Canadians say that they want to return to their physical workplace or office, according to a recent KPMG survey. But there are still many people who prefer to work from...
Most Canadian employees like the idea of a hybrid workplace that gives them the flexibility to stay at home or go into the office when needed. Over 71% of employees surveyed believe a hybrid workplace, or hybrid office, should be the standard model for all organizations,...
With the recent news about re-opening a small selection of industries in the coming weeks and months, I hear a lot of people talking about how great it will be for work teams to be back in the office, up-close and personal, and talking face to face.
Time and time again, world events have shown us that we can’t always rely on working face-to-face. As The Wall Street Journal reports, virtual teams are the new normal. Working from home has officially evolved from a perk to a necessity.
With the widespread advances of COVID-19, companies and organizations around the world have been thrust into working remotely. Team leaders understand this is necessary for the well-being of their employees, as well as to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus....
Resources - Featured e-book
Hybrid working isn’t new. What’s new is the need to create a scalable hybrid model that treats both your virtual and on-site employees with inclusion and fairness. A key consideration is that the true hybrid model is much more challenging to manage than having an entire team working remotely. Until now, few companies have operated with a true hybrid model that treats all of their employees equitably regardless of their workplace.
That’s why at Virtual Team Builders, we’ve compiled this playbook of top strategies to help leaders of hybrid teams make their hybrid workplace as successful as possible. In this book, Claire Sookman, President of Virtual Team Builders, shares her years of research and experience to help you lead your hybrid team effectively and efficiently. We know you’ll gain valuable knowledge from these strategies for managing hybrid teams and be inspired to guide your team towards its full potential.
This book outlines strategies for managing virtual teams, broken down into
- Emotional Resilience
- Hybrid Leadership
- Meeting Fatigue
- Communication Without Non-Verbal Cues
- Local Audience Focus
- Proximity Bias
- Virtual Training for Hybrid Teams