‘Conditional telework’, with all its conveniences, is fast gaining acceptance among management as well as employees, alike. However, it does come with its set of disadvantages too and many aspects of it are up for debate.
Digital or not, most transformations do not cross the finish line. You might achieve your numbers for a while, but then people slip back to the old ways of working and nothing sticks, leaving you to solve the same problem again. In order to outdo poor transformation and engagement stats, we must manage to engage because the future of business is (still) people.
Summary: Work-life integration has evolved as an all-encompassing concept and is poised to be an inherent part of the new normal that is emerging. However, whatever pros it holds, it does come with its fair share of challenges as well.
Summary: An engaged workforce—across generations—is the best vaccine for any organisation to help it develop immunity against future crisis; but are the leaders listening? Organisations need to learn from both the mistakes they made and the things they got right during this pandemic.
When it comes to innovation in the war for talent, one of the most frequently asked questions is still: “In which technology do we need to invest?” when it should be “What kind of experience and culture do we want to offer our employees?” Organisations need to view employees through a new lens, and invest in offering them a meaningful and valuable experience—just as they do for customers.