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DEFINING THE NEW NORMAL

 

The impact from COVID-19 on the way we work has demonstrated that we have the capability to work remotely. But how do we develop a successful return to office strategy? 

Be Prepared

BUILD YOUR STRATEGY

Rely on the Data

Engage employees & leaders to determine the best approach

The impact from COVID-19 on the way we work has demonstrated that, in theory, we have the capability to work remotely. Without understanding employee experience, productivity or developing a recovery strategy, the return to office post COVID-19 restrictions will not be successful.

It is beneficial for any organisation to use this time to understand employee experience to support the current norm and to develop a workplace strategy to support the future norm.

There are many assumptions made about the future of work, but without engaging with employees and leaders to listen to their feedback and discuss their experiences, assumptions remain assumptions.

The idea of flexible working was developed based on the pre-COVID-19 norms. While in principle the concept will likely stay the same, there is benefit in assessing this concept against the current norm and future norm based on employee feedback and experience.

Heightened awareness of hygiene will impact future office design, workplace protocols, etiquette and experience.

Reliable technology to enable a remote workforce has never been so important. Technology solutions, assets and network capacity are all currently being challenged.

We can use this time to ensure we have the right solutions, processes, protocols and support for our workforce now and to plan for the future norm.

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STAFF WANT TO CONTINUE WORKING FROM HOME 3-5 DAYS PER WEEK

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STAFF ENJOY WORKING FROM HOME

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STAFF FIND WORKING FROM HOME PRODUCTIVE

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STAFF FIND WORKING FROM HOME MOTIVATING

RETURN TO WORK STRATEGY

THE PRESYNCT PROCESS

As with workplace strategy, our new normal strategy takes a holistic approach – understanding your people, culture, technology and space to successfully transition your business to a new way of working that fosters productivity, innovation, sustainability and cost efficiency.

Activities:

  • Workplace Experience Survey – The now norm of understanding current experience 
  • Virtual Workshop – Defining the new work practices
  • Workforce Readiness – Preparing your people for return to work
  • Design – Redefining the current space
  • Workplace Readiness – Preparing your workplace to support and enable return to work
  • Developing Future Strategy – Based on the response to COVID-19

NORMS

Understanding the current workplace experience (both remote and in office) – the ‘now’ norm to address current challenges, develop a team operating rhythm and identify considerations for the workplace for when employees return to work post COVID-19 restrictions.

RECOVERY

Preparing employees to return to work, defining the new workplace, defining the etiquette and protocols.​ Introducing choice – where to work, how to work, when to work.

WORKPLACE

Workplace readiness to support employees to return to work, and changes in expectations and behaviours as a result of COVID-19.​ Plan, fit-out and re-occupy the space.

From Our Founder

EVERYONE MATTERS

The success of your organisation relies on your people. Employees who feel valued, supported, trusted and empowered are the very employees who will deliver and elevate your business. When making decisions about the workplace, decisions that impact your people, we recognise that everyone matters.

Our approach to workplace strategy and change is to harnesses that philosophy. Engagement with people from all areas of the business ensures everybody is given the opportunity to have a voice.

Resources

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Get In Touch

Based in Brisbane with national and international reach
0451 167 161
lisacopland@presynct.com.au