Thanks to lockdowns and restrictions, the surge of Covid-19 initially limited the way we work – our homes became our offices and all business was conducted over Zoom. But now, two years in, the changing nature of the pandemic means there are many more options for how we can work.
In recent months, businesses across the globe have reassessed how to best manage the productivity and connectivity of their teams. Some – the Dropboxs and Spotifys of the world –have opted to go fully remote forever, saying goodbye to the office for good. Other companies, including tech giants like Google and Apple, have been resistant to change, taking a cautious, guarded approach to the amount of time that staff can spend outside of the office.
As is so often the way, the best solution to managing you or your team’s experience at work is finding a median between these two extremes. To prove the point, here are five common misconceptions and myths of hybrid working, complete with useful pointers to help shape a hybrid strategy that works for you and your business.