Remote work is here to stay – here's how to embrace it fully

Workplace by Meta reveals the best ways to supercharge connectivity in remote models

Remote work is here to stay – here's how to embrace it fully

It’s clear that the traditional nine to five work week is not coming back. It’s time for business to embrace the remote working environment. A whitepaper published by HRD in conjunction with Workplace by Meta, gives you five ways to embrace the future of remote and hybrid work.

Remote work is here to stay, it’s not a complete end to office life as we know it, the future is most likely going to be the hybrid-working model. Employers need to be setting their teams up for success in the new workplace.

Five tips for embracing remote and hybrid work using Workplace by Meta

  1. Get everybody connected

Head to the Workplace by Meta website to sign up or start the free trial. The Workplace Core package is the best place to start. It includes our most popular features. From there you can customise your experience with add-ons that increase customer support and give you the ability to stream to larger audiences.

  1. Share important information and company updates

Keeping staff updated in a remote world is one of the most difficult parts of the future of work. Workplace has two platforms for updating staff, Groups and Knowledge Library. Groups works in the same way Facebook Groups do. You’re able to create an unlimited number of groups, choose who is in the group and set privacy settings. Knowledge library is like a built-in intranet that houses important policy documents, employee handbooks, or HR procedures.

  1. Hold more engaging virtual events

Encourage employee engagement and make your exec team more visible with Live Video. Q&A features and comments and reactions within live chat encourages everyone to get involved.

  1. Make Video collaboration easy

Remote collaboration is one of the trickier parts of remote working. Workplace Chat is simple and easy to use with no online plugins, browser extensions or dialling codes and integrates with Webex, Zoom and Bluejeans.

  1. Measure how engaged people are

Workplace Chat allows you to send surveys of up to five questions. This is a great way to get employee feedback to see how engaged your team is. Workplaces Insights tool also gives valuable data on how active your workplace is.

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