A succinct list of things you can do to encourage a smooth transition to remote work during a time of crisis.
Cat Graham, Forbes Human Resources Council Member, in Forbes: “The coronavirus has very quickly changed the way the world works. While some companies, like ours, were already working remotely, the large majority had limited flexible work solutions to draw from. Employees are worried about child care; hourly workers are worried about furloughs.
Some companies have really stepped up. Shopify was one of the first to offer a $1,000 home office setup stipend to help employees work remotely. Amazon, Salesforce, Microsoft, Cisco and Uber vowed to pay some hourly and shift workers whose jobs have been impacted by new remote work requirements. As leaders, managers and employees adjust to a new normal, here are six ways you can accelerate the adoption of working from home while personalizing the experience to avoid the loneliness that can accompany being remote.”